Stacey Alkire, of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, currently living in Denver, has been at the Seven Councils Camp for five weeks. Alkire said she was compelled to support her relatives at the camp "because I'm tired of the govermenting screwing the Natives. They don't create balance with us." She continues, "All we want them to do is honor our treaties. I know this is a poverty-stricken place. But this is a beautiful place. We've never been honored. We've never been respected." Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Morton County Sheriff Deputy Jon Moll visits with police officers from the Fargo Police Department while stopped along North Dakota Highway 1806. Protesters rode on horseback from the Seven Councils Camp along rural county roads as a form of protest again the Dakota Access Pipeline. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 A long exposure shows the movement of activity at the Seven Councils Camp just after dusk on Saturday evening, Oct. 8, 2016. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Protesters rode on horseback from the Seven Councils Camp along rural county roads as a form of protest again the Dakota Access Pipeline. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Allen Siegfried, of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, had been staying in a tipi at the Seven Councils Camp until a couple from Georgia needed a place to stay. Siegfried gave the couple his campsite to use during their stay and he spends the nights at home. "This is making history," he explains about people from all over the country and all over the world coming together to show support for the protestors. "Seeing the unity no matter where you come from," he explains. "That's what it's all about. We're all just one." Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Indiana University students Jack Ventura-Cruess, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe resident Allen Siegfried, and Atlanta, Georgia resident identifing himself as Big Heed visit around the campfire after dusk at the Seven Councils Camp near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Mato Eastman, 11, of Crow Creek Sioux Tribe in South Dakota, nuzzles against a horse after riding along a rural road in Morton County as a form of peaceful protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney is seen Saturday morning, Oct. 8, 2016 at the Morton County Law Enforcement Center in Mandan, North Dakota. Sheriff Laney explains how some law enforcement personnel have removed their name badges from their uniforms as to protect themselves and their families from threats or harm. Sheriff Paul says law enforcement takes the threats and intimidation from Dakota Access Pipeline protestors seriously. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Stacey Alkire, of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, currently living in Denver, has been at the Seven Councils Camp for five weeks. Alkire holds up a note that blew into her campsite that she believes was written by a child at the camp. The note reads in part, "I want people to know this camp is peaceful and all we want is to protect the water and freedom of speech." Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 A view of the Dakota Access Pipeline progress is seen on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 on Morton County Road 82 west of St. Anthony, an unincorporated community in Morton County. A portion of the pipe was being set into a trench in the ground. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 The rising moon is seen through tipi poles at the Seven Councils Camp. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Members of the North Dakota National Guard are seen at a traffic information point along Highway 1806 on Saturday Oct. 8, 2016 south of Mandan, North Dakota. The information point serves as a stopping point for all vehicles so as to inform drivers of slower traffic, pedestrians and protestors camping ahead. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Much of the land surrounding the area of the Dakota Access Pipeline is rural agriculture and ranch land. Corn is seen here along a rural county road. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Morton County Sheriff Deputy Jon Moll looks into his side view mirror at the traffic behind him on North Dakota Highway 1806 while pulled off on a county road. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Much of the land surrounding the area of the Dakota Access Pipeline is rural agriculture and ranch land. Farm fields are seen along Morton County Road 136. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 The sun sets over the Seven Councils Camp along North Dakota Highway 1806 near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Morton County Sheriff's Deputy Jon Moll drives past the Dakota Access Pipeline at an active worksite on County Road 82 west of St. Anthony, North Dakota. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier is seen Saturday morning, Oct. 8, 2016 at the Morton County Law Enforcement Center in Mandan, North Dakota. Kirchmeier explains how some of the law enforcement personnel have been recieving death threats and threats on their safety through the means of social media. He maintains that the Morton County Sheriff's Office is working to protect the peace, prevent crime, and maintain safety among the Dakota Access Pipeline protestors. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney is seen Saturday morning, Oct. 8, 2016 at the Morton County Law Enforcement Center in Mandan, North Dakota. Sheriff Laney explains how some law enforcement personnel have removed their name badges from their uniforms as to protect themselves and their families from threats or harm. Sheriff Paul says law enforcement takes the threats and intimidation from Dakota Access Pipeline protestors seriously. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Private security are seen at an active Dakota Access Pipeline worksite along Morton County Road 82. Security are seen through the windsheild of a Morton County Sheriff's Office vehicle during a media ridealong. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 A view of the Dakota Access Pipeline progress is seen on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 on Morton County Road 82 west of St. Anthony, an unincorporated community in Morton County. A portion of the pipe was being set into a trench in the ground. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 A view of the Dakota Access Pipeline progress is seen on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 on Morton County Road 82 west of St. Anthony, an unincorporated community in Morton County. This view shows a portion of the pipe that has not yet been laid into the ground. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Members of the North Dakota National Guard are seen at a traffic information point along Highway 1806 on Saturday Oct. 8, 2016 south of Mandan, North Dakota. The information point serves as a stopping point for all vehicles so as to inform drivers of slower traffic, pedestrians and protestors camping ahead. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 From left, riders Trish Weber of Corvalis, Oregon, with Honor the Earth, Waasamoan Neeland, 10, of Rice Lake, North Dakota, Mato Eastman, 11, of Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, and Angela Hutcherson, of Cherokee, North Carolina, ride along Morton County Road 136A as a form of peaceful protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Stacey Alkire, of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, currently living in Denver, has been at the Seven Councils Camp for five weeks. Alkire said she was compelled to support her relatives at the camp "because I'm tired of the govermenting screwing the Natives. They don't create balance with us." She continues, "All we want them to do is honor our treaties. I know this is a poverty-stricken place. But this is a beautiful place. We've never been honored. We've never been respected." Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
Stacey Alkire, of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, currently living in Denver, has been at the Seven Councils Camp for five weeks. Alkire said she was compelled to support her relatives at the camp "because I'm tired of the govermenting screwing the Natives. They don't create balance with us." She continues, "All we want them to do is honor our treaties. I know this is a poverty-stricken place. But this is a beautiful place. We've never been honored. We've never been respected." Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Morton County Sheriff Deputy Jon Moll visits with police officers from the Fargo Police Department while stopped along North Dakota Highway 1806. Protesters rode on horseback from the Seven Councils Camp along rural county roads as a form of protest again the Dakota Access Pipeline. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
Morton County Sheriff Deputy Jon Moll visits with police officers from the Fargo Police Department while stopped along North Dakota Highway 1806. Protesters rode on horseback from the Seven Councils Camp along rural county roads as a form of protest again the Dakota Access Pipeline. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 A long exposure shows the movement of activity at the Seven Councils Camp just after dusk on Saturday evening, Oct. 8, 2016. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
A long exposure shows the movement of activity at the Seven Councils Camp just after dusk on Saturday evening, Oct. 8, 2016. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Protesters rode on horseback from the Seven Councils Camp along rural county roads as a form of protest again the Dakota Access Pipeline. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
Protesters rode on horseback from the Seven Councils Camp along rural county roads as a form of protest again the Dakota Access Pipeline. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Allen Siegfried, of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, had been staying in a tipi at the Seven Councils Camp until a couple from Georgia needed a place to stay. Siegfried gave the couple his campsite to use during their stay and he spends the nights at home. "This is making history," he explains about people from all over the country and all over the world coming together to show support for the protestors. "Seeing the unity no matter where you come from," he explains. "That's what it's all about. We're all just one." Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
Allen Siegfried, of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, had been staying in a tipi at the Seven Councils Camp until a couple from Georgia needed a place to stay. Siegfried gave the couple his campsite to use during their stay and he spends the nights at home. "This is making history," he explains about people from all over the country and all over the world coming together to show support for the protestors. "Seeing the unity no matter where you come from," he explains. "That's what it's all about. We're all just one." Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Indiana University students Jack Ventura-Cruess, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe resident Allen Siegfried, and Atlanta, Georgia resident identifing himself as Big Heed visit around the campfire after dusk at the Seven Councils Camp near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
Indiana University students Jack Ventura-Cruess, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe resident Allen Siegfried, and Atlanta, Georgia resident identifing himself as Big Heed visit around the campfire after dusk at the Seven Councils Camp near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Mato Eastman, 11, of Crow Creek Sioux Tribe in South Dakota, nuzzles against a horse after riding along a rural road in Morton County as a form of peaceful protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
Mato Eastman, 11, of Crow Creek Sioux Tribe in South Dakota, nuzzles against a horse after riding along a rural road in Morton County as a form of peaceful protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney is seen Saturday morning, Oct. 8, 2016 at the Morton County Law Enforcement Center in Mandan, North Dakota. Sheriff Laney explains how some law enforcement personnel have removed their name badges from their uniforms as to protect themselves and their families from threats or harm. Sheriff Paul says law enforcement takes the threats and intimidation from Dakota Access Pipeline protestors seriously. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney is seen Saturday morning, Oct. 8, 2016 at the Morton County Law Enforcement Center in Mandan, North Dakota. Sheriff Laney explains how some law enforcement personnel have removed their name badges from their uniforms as to protect themselves and their families from threats or harm. Sheriff Paul says law enforcement takes the threats and intimidation from Dakota Access Pipeline protestors seriously. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Stacey Alkire, of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, currently living in Denver, has been at the Seven Councils Camp for five weeks. Alkire holds up a note that blew into her campsite that she believes was written by a child at the camp. The note reads in part, "I want people to know this camp is peaceful and all we want is to protect the water and freedom of speech." Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
Stacey Alkire, of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, currently living in Denver, has been at the Seven Councils Camp for five weeks. Alkire holds up a note that blew into her campsite that she believes was written by a child at the camp. The note reads in part, "I want people to know this camp is peaceful and all we want is to protect the water and freedom of speech." Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 A view of the Dakota Access Pipeline progress is seen on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 on Morton County Road 82 west of St. Anthony, an unincorporated community in Morton County. A portion of the pipe was being set into a trench in the ground. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
A view of the Dakota Access Pipeline progress is seen on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 on Morton County Road 82 west of St. Anthony, an unincorporated community in Morton County. A portion of the pipe was being set into a trench in the ground. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 The rising moon is seen through tipi poles at the Seven Councils Camp. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
The rising moon is seen through tipi poles at the Seven Councils Camp. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Members of the North Dakota National Guard are seen at a traffic information point along Highway 1806 on Saturday Oct. 8, 2016 south of Mandan, North Dakota. The information point serves as a stopping point for all vehicles so as to inform drivers of slower traffic, pedestrians and protestors camping ahead. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
Members of the North Dakota National Guard are seen at a traffic information point along Highway 1806 on Saturday Oct. 8, 2016 south of Mandan, North Dakota. The information point serves as a stopping point for all vehicles so as to inform drivers of slower traffic, pedestrians and protestors camping ahead. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Much of the land surrounding the area of the Dakota Access Pipeline is rural agriculture and ranch land. Corn is seen here along a rural county road. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
Much of the land surrounding the area of the Dakota Access Pipeline is rural agriculture and ranch land. Corn is seen here along a rural county road. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Morton County Sheriff Deputy Jon Moll looks into his side view mirror at the traffic behind him on North Dakota Highway 1806 while pulled off on a county road. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
Morton County Sheriff Deputy Jon Moll looks into his side view mirror at the traffic behind him on North Dakota Highway 1806 while pulled off on a county road. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Much of the land surrounding the area of the Dakota Access Pipeline is rural agriculture and ranch land. Farm fields are seen along Morton County Road 136. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
Much of the land surrounding the area of the Dakota Access Pipeline is rural agriculture and ranch land. Farm fields are seen along Morton County Road 136. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 The sun sets over the Seven Councils Camp along North Dakota Highway 1806 near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
The sun sets over the Seven Councils Camp along North Dakota Highway 1806 near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Morton County Sheriff's Deputy Jon Moll drives past the Dakota Access Pipeline at an active worksite on County Road 82 west of St. Anthony, North Dakota. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
Morton County Sheriff's Deputy Jon Moll drives past the Dakota Access Pipeline at an active worksite on County Road 82 west of St. Anthony, North Dakota. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier is seen Saturday morning, Oct. 8, 2016 at the Morton County Law Enforcement Center in Mandan, North Dakota. Kirchmeier explains how some of the law enforcement personnel have been recieving death threats and threats on their safety through the means of social media. He maintains that the Morton County Sheriff's Office is working to protect the peace, prevent crime, and maintain safety among the Dakota Access Pipeline protestors. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier is seen Saturday morning, Oct. 8, 2016 at the Morton County Law Enforcement Center in Mandan, North Dakota. Kirchmeier explains how some of the law enforcement personnel have been recieving death threats and threats on their safety through the means of social media. He maintains that the Morton County Sheriff's Office is working to protect the peace, prevent crime, and maintain safety among the Dakota Access Pipeline protestors. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney is seen Saturday morning, Oct. 8, 2016 at the Morton County Law Enforcement Center in Mandan, North Dakota. Sheriff Laney explains how some law enforcement personnel have removed their name badges from their uniforms as to protect themselves and their families from threats or harm. Sheriff Paul says law enforcement takes the threats and intimidation from Dakota Access Pipeline protestors seriously. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney is seen Saturday morning, Oct. 8, 2016 at the Morton County Law Enforcement Center in Mandan, North Dakota. Sheriff Laney explains how some law enforcement personnel have removed their name badges from their uniforms as to protect themselves and their families from threats or harm. Sheriff Paul says law enforcement takes the threats and intimidation from Dakota Access Pipeline protestors seriously. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Private security are seen at an active Dakota Access Pipeline worksite along Morton County Road 82. Security are seen through the windsheild of a Morton County Sheriff's Office vehicle during a media ridealong. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
Private security are seen at an active Dakota Access Pipeline worksite along Morton County Road 82. Security are seen through the windsheild of a Morton County Sheriff's Office vehicle during a media ridealong. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 A view of the Dakota Access Pipeline progress is seen on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 on Morton County Road 82 west of St. Anthony, an unincorporated community in Morton County. A portion of the pipe was being set into a trench in the ground. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
A view of the Dakota Access Pipeline progress is seen on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 on Morton County Road 82 west of St. Anthony, an unincorporated community in Morton County. A portion of the pipe was being set into a trench in the ground. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 A view of the Dakota Access Pipeline progress is seen on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 on Morton County Road 82 west of St. Anthony, an unincorporated community in Morton County. This view shows a portion of the pipe that has not yet been laid into the ground. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
A view of the Dakota Access Pipeline progress is seen on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 on Morton County Road 82 west of St. Anthony, an unincorporated community in Morton County. This view shows a portion of the pipe that has not yet been laid into the ground. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 Members of the North Dakota National Guard are seen at a traffic information point along Highway 1806 on Saturday Oct. 8, 2016 south of Mandan, North Dakota. The information point serves as a stopping point for all vehicles so as to inform drivers of slower traffic, pedestrians and protestors camping ahead. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
Members of the North Dakota National Guard are seen at a traffic information point along Highway 1806 on Saturday Oct. 8, 2016 south of Mandan, North Dakota. The information point serves as a stopping point for all vehicles so as to inform drivers of slower traffic, pedestrians and protestors camping ahead. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
 From left, riders Trish Weber of Corvalis, Oregon, with Honor the Earth, Waasamoan Neeland, 10, of Rice Lake, North Dakota, Mato Eastman, 11, of Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, and Angela Hutcherson, of Cherokee, North Carolina, ride along Morton County Road 136A as a form of peaceful protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. 

Kristina Barker for The New York Times
From left, riders Trish Weber of Corvalis, Oregon, with Honor the Earth, Waasamoan Neeland, 10, of Rice Lake, North Dakota, Mato Eastman, 11, of Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, and Angela Hutcherson, of Cherokee, North Carolina, ride along Morton County Road 136A as a form of peaceful protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Saturday marked the 60th day of protest encampments surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Law enforcement has reached out to federal agencies for both monetary and personnel assistance. Tensions have flared in recent weeks between law enforcement and protestors, as well as between private security and protestors. Kristina Barker for The New York Times
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