Here are some of the comments shared with Native America Calling in the lead up to the Standing Rock recollection show:
Katrina Silk j(Standing Rock Sioux) is an activist who said she was called to go to the camps with her children. She says it was a way to connect with what she feels is her true purpose.
Layha Spoonhunter (Northern Arapaho, Eastern Shoshone and Oglala Lakota) is a youth consultant and motivational speaker.
Jody Notah (Navajo) is a youth empowerment specialist at a homeless shelter. She said she went for a short visit at the end of October last year.
Julie Richards (Oglala Lakota), founder of Mothers Against Meth Alliance, talks about why she chose to lock herself to a piece of construction equipment.