Marking history: 11-plus foot milepost becomes impromptu monument commemorating ‘largest gathering of Native Americans in protest.’

Unveiled in October, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian showcases a monument spontaneously built by hundreds of indigenous tribes during what historians call the largest gathering of Native Americans in protest in history. An 11.5-feet-tall milepost from the months long Dakota Access pipeline protests is the newest and final addition to the Read More »