Federal Cases


WPLC is supporting the legal defense teams for six Water Protectors who are facing federal criminal prosecution. All of the charges arise from October 27, 2016.  All are facing up to 15 years or longer if convicted.

They are:

Red Fawn Fallis

Michael “Little Feather” Giron

Michael “Rattler” Markus

Dion Ortiz

Brennon J. Nastacio

James “Angry Bird” White

Please visit their respective pages for information about their cases and how you can support them. For details about any of these or other Water Protectors who are in prison, see our Water Protector Prisoners page.

Please also consider making a donation to the collective legal expenses for these Water Protectors here (by selecting  the “Federal Criminal Defense” earmark.)