Photos of the Mother's Day protest at the Newe Sogobia, the Shoshone Tribal lands, the site of the Nuclear Test site, 2001. This was a non-violent protest.
photos  © Kathryn Barnes, photojournalist

THE ISSUES

Banner of Newe SogobiaBarb wire security?Beautiful sky country Confrontation at the entranceEarly morning walk to the NTS Nearing the gate after the prayer circleThe sacred hoopSheriff and Wakenhuts on dutySongs of protest at the lineSpeaking out against misuse of the Earth
Tiny delicate flowers on Shoshone landsWalking towards the line at the NTSYou will not bless us, we can not pray hereWoman enters the NTS without IDAt the entrancePeace people NTS 2001Peace people speak out Queen Latrina crosses the line Singing in the wind