OCETI SAKOWIN: Lighting the Sacred Fire at Standing Rock

The Seven Council Fires assembled to unite the people in one of the most important ceremonies of our time.

The memories, like the fire’s embers, burn brightly still.

Adam Alexander Johansson/ AdaMedia Med Mera/The Horn at night. The Horn, a traditional camp layout where seven tipis are placed in a circle formation, represents the historic and symbolic political organization of the Oceti Sakowin.