Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

September 2, 2011

Natives: Portraits of Arrests White House Tar Sands Sept 2, 2011

Tom Goldtooth/Photo Shadia Fayne Wood
Debra White Plume, Lakota/Photo Shadia Fayne Wood
Kandi Mossett, Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara/Photo Shadia Fayne Wood
Gitz Crazyboy and Tom Goldtooth/Photo Shadia Fayne Wood.
Robert Chanate (Kiowa), with the Indigenous Peoples Power Project (IP3)- Ruckus Society and one of the IEN Action Trainers getting arrested. Photo Shadia Fayne Wood.
Darrell "Curley" Youpee, Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux, Montana/Photo Shadia Fayne Wood
Author activist Naomi Klein arrested/Photo Shadia Fayne Wood
Patrick Speaks, Intertribal Council on Utility Policy, Great Plains Tribes Dakotas, Wyoming and Nebraska. Photo by Shadia Fayne Wood.
Marty Cobenais/IEN/Red Lake Ojibwe/Photo Shadia Fayne Wood
Kent Lebsock, Lakotas' Owe Aku, Bring Back the Way. Photo Shadia Fayne Wood.

IEN men getting out of jail/Photo Joshua Kahn Russell

Gitz Crazyboy at rally before he was arrested./Photo Josh Lopez

Kandi Mossett speaking before her arrest./Photo Josh Lopez

Debra White Plume speaking before her arrest/Photo Josh Lopez

Chief Bill Erasmus support at the rally. Photo Josh Lopez
Native delegation with Naomi Klein/Photo Tar Sands Action
NEW! Watch the slideshow of all the Indigenous heroes arrested:
See photos of everyone arrested on Friday, Sept. 2, 2011:

Portraits of Arrests Sept. 2, 2011: Native Americans and First Nations arrested at White House to halt the tar sands pipeline. Photos Shadia Fayne Wood and Josh Lopez/Tar Sands Action.
Those arrested include Tom Goldtooth, director of the Indigenous Environmental Network; Debra White Plume, Oglala from Pine Ridge, S.D., and Kandi Mossett, Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara, from North Dakota.
Watch video:;postID=8546733352410177393

Read statement:
Thank you to all the photographers, support staff and brave ones who were arrested at the White House!


BullishBeauty said...

Could someone please explain to me why, on what grounds, were these people arrested? I do not believe there actually were any grounds. I just want to know what grounds they were told they were arrested for.

al3xgr said...

Im not able to watch the video