Standing Rock miracles…los milagros de Standing Rock

Forgiveness ceremony unites veterans and Natives at Standing Rock Casino in Fort Yates, North Dakota

Maria Michael, a Lakota elder from San Francisco, middle, embraces US Army veteran Tatiana McLee, right, during an emotional forgiveness ceremony at the Four Prairie Knights Casino & Resort on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation on December 5, 2016 in Fort Yates, North Dakota. Native Americans conducted a forgiveness ceremony with U.S. veterans at the Standing Rock casino, giving the veterans an opportunity to atone for military actions conducted against Natives throughout history. The ceremony was held in celebration of Standing Rock protestersÕ victory SundayÊin halting construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline. Helen H. Richardson, The Denver Post

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