Feb 22

Black Snake Warriors: Tales from Standing Rock

February 22, 2017

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center and the Native American Support Program

Visit this all-day photo exhibit by Tim Arroyo, which documents the unfolding story of conflict in the path of the Dakota Access Pipeline,as sheriff, police, and military took the “Treaty 1851 Camp,” on October 27, 2016.

Exhibition: 10am – 5pm

Presentation: 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Arroyo will present how his photographs focused on how the Water Protectors remained peaceful, prayed, and locked arms in defense of this action. This incursion triggered a chain of events leading to the #NoDAPL movement.

  • The staff and students  of the Native American Support Program will lead us in a prayer and burning of sage!
  • Guests will have an opportunity to purchase photographs from Tim Arroyo, cash or check will be received by artist.

#NoDAPL  #WaterIsLife

All audiences are welcome to join us at this program. Captioning, ASL Interpretation and Audio-Description services will be available upon request by contacting the number above.

Poster: Black Snake Warriors: Tales from Standing Rock [PDF]

Admissions: Free

Location: 803 S. Morgan St. LCB2 Chicago, IL 60607

Co-sponsors: UIC Freshwater Lab and student organizations Heritage Garden Student Group and Native American Student Organization (NASO)


Edith Tovar

Date posted

May 23, 2018

Date updated

Jun 14, 2018