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Stephanie Keith

'We don't give up really easy': Navajo ranchers battle climate change

Oct 05 2020

CEDAR RIDGE, Ariz. Two decades into a severe drought on the Navajo reservation, the open range around Maybelle Sloan’s sheep farm stretches out in a brown expanse of earth and sagebrush.

Great-great-grandson of Wounded Knee commander asks for forgiveness

Nov 11 2019

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. For the last 50 years, Bradley Upton has prayed for forgiveness as he has carried the burden of one of the most horrific events in U.S. history against Native Americans, one that was perpetrated by James Forsyth, his great-great-grandfather. | Video

Baltimore pushes back against Trump while acknowledging problems

Aug 01 2019

BALTIMORE After U.S. President Donald Trump described Maryland's largest city as "a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess" and a "very dangerous & filthy place" last weekend, Baltimore resident Blondina Bean had mixed feelings about his tweets.

'We know how to survive,' but U.S. shutdown cuts deep for Native Americans

Jan 29 2019

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D./TAOS, N.M. The Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma used a GoFundMe page and its own money to feed its many members who were furloughed or worked without pay during the U.S. government shutdown.

'We know how to survive,' but U.S. shutdown cut deep for Native Americans

Jan 29 2019

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D./TAOS, N.M. The Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma used a GoFundMe page and its own money to feed its many members who were furloughed or worked without pay during the U.S. government shutdown.

Riding with Native Americans to mark pact anniversary

Aug 03 2018

Six weeks covering Native Americans at Standing Rock, North Dakota, protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline presented a unique opportunity to get to know many of the people who took a stand there. | Video

Out of spotlight, tribes keep fighting Dakota pipeline

Aug 02 2018

Native American tribes that tried to block the Dakota Access oil pipeline during a months-long standoff with authorities in North Dakota more than a year ago are carrying on their fight in federal court, in what they contend is a symbol of their ongoing struggle for tribal sovereignty. | Video

Riding with Native Americans to mark pact anniversary

Aug 02 2018

Six weeks covering Native Americans at Standing Rock, North Dakota, protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline presented a unique opportunity to get to know many of the people who took a stand there.

Frozen cameras, cars and bagels to document Standing Rock protests

Dec 13 2016

CANNON BALL Reuters photographers Lucas Jackson and Stephanie Keith were assigned to cover the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline on the Standing Rock Native American reservation. These are their stories from inside the growing camp of protesters in North Dakota that were captured by their camera lenses as the winter freeze set in.

Police fire water cannon at Dakota pipeline protesters in freezing weather

Nov 22 2016

NEW YORK/CANNON BALL, N.D. Police fired tear gas and water at hundreds of protesters in the freezing North Dakota weather late Sunday and early Monday, in the latest violent clash over a pipeline project running through the state.

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