The Sept. 24-25 Powwow is an annual celebration of Native American culture and heritage by American Indians in Middle Tennessee.
Native protesters say they have been demonized and misrepresented, and many of the people covering their stories do not respect their culture.
It was a wet and windy weekend at the Standing Rock Reservation, N.D. but weather was the least of the problems facing protestors.
A broad coalition of Native rights, environmentalist and other community groups staged the action on Sept. 7.
"This demolition is devastating. These grounds are the resting places of our ancestors."
Eyewitness accounts and video footage show peaceful protesters assaulted by private security guards and attack dogs following the bulldozing and destruction of sacred burial sites.
Standing Rock Sioux and their allies demonstrated at the offices of the law firm, Fredrikson and Byron to protest the firm's representation of Energy Transfer Partners.
A federal judge has ruled in favor of one group of Native American tribes that is evicting white settlers from reservation land.
Tennessee Democrats may wish to reconsider their decision to commemorate one of the perpetrators of genocide against Native Americans.
Loreal Tsingine, a 27-year-old Navajo mother, was shot to death by police in Ariz.; Native Americans express outrage, saying it is part of genocide.