An Activist Stands Accused of Firing a Gun at Standing Rock. It Belonged to Her Lover — an FBI Informant.
by Will Parrish, The Intercept,
As law enforcement officers advanced in a U-shaped sweep line down North Dakota Highway 1806 last October, pushing back Dakota Access opponents from a camp in the pipeline’s path, two sheriff’s deputies broke formation to tackle a 37-year-old Oglala Sioux woman named Red Fawn Fallis. As Fallis struggled under the weight of her arresting officers, who were attempting to put her in handcuffs, three gunshots allegedly went off alongside her. According to the arrest affidavit, deputies lunged toward her left hand and wrested a gun away from her. Read the rest of this entry
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Red Fawn is a human rights advocate, organizer, community leader and a political prisoner of Standing Rock. Read the rest of this entry
Update on Red Fawn Fallis weapons charge arising from #NoDAPL protests
by CAROLINE GRUESKIN, Bismarck Tribune, December 12, 2016
A pipeline protester accused of firing a gun three times toward police officers had as many spent shell casings in her revolver and additional bullets in her pockets, a federal agent testified Monday.
The testimony was among the evidence U.S. District Court Magistrate Charles Miller considered in finding probable cause against Red Fawn Fallis in U.S. District Court in Bismarck.