Red Fawn Fallis

Red Fawn Fallis is Oglala Lakota

Red Fawn has accepted a non-cooperating plea agreement, which was accepted by Chief Judge Daniel Hovland on January 22, 2018.

On July 11, 2018 Judge Daniel Hovland sentenced Red Fawn to 57 months. She is in  FMC Carswell in  Fort Worth, TX 76127

To learn more about Red Fawn and how to support her, please visit her Support Committee website here. You can make a donation to Red Fawn’s legal support here. To make a contribution directly to Red Fawn (funds that will be added to her commissary to cover costs of phone calls and other needs in prison), please do so here.

You can also make a financial contribution to the legal defense for Red Fawn and the other Water Protectors facing federal charges here.

Case No. 1:17-CR-00016-DLH


Molly Armour, Jessie Cook and Bruce Ellison

Federal Charges:

Civil Disorder

Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition by a Convicted Felon

Press Releases:

Red Fawn Fallis Reaches Non-Cooperating Plea Agreement (January 16, 2018)

Government Withholding Key Evidence in Standing Rock Federal Prosecution: Revolver Belonged to a Paid Government Informant (December 14, 2017)

Red Fawn Fallis Motions Hearing: Unlawful Arrest Targeting Protected Speech (December 11, 2017)


Defense Motion for Release from Custody (January 23, 2018)

Judge Hovland’s Order re Motion to Compel (January 10, 2018)

Judge Hovland’s Order re Motions in Limine (January 10, 2018)

Judge Hovland’s Order Denying Motion to Continue Trial (January 2, 2018)

Defense Reply re Motion to Compel Discovery (December 29, 2017)

Defense Motion for Continuance of Trial (December 27, 2017)

Government Response to Motion to Compel Discovery (December 20, 2017)

Judge Hovland’s Order Denying Motions to Suppress (December 22, 2017)

Defense Post-Hearing Memorandum in Support of Motion to Suppress (December 20, 2017)

Defense Motion to Compel Discovery (December 13, 2017)

Defense Motion to Suppress (October 23, 2017)

Defense Memorandum in Support of Motion to Suppress (October 23, 2017)

Judge Hovland’s Order Granting Change of Venue (September 13, 2017)

Defense Reply in Support of Change of Venue (August 11, 2017)

Defense Memorandum in Support of a Change of Venue (June 16, 2017)


The Intercept article:  A Native American Activist Follows Her Mother’s Footsteps to Standing Rock. Now She Faces Years in Prison. (January 30, 2018)
High Plains Reader article: Infiltrated: No-DAPL Activist Hoodwinked by Paid FBI Informant, Defense Says (January 11, 2018)
High Plains Reader article: The Laney Files (December 27, 2017)
The Intercept article: An Activist Stands Accused of Firing a Gun at Standing Rock. It Belonged to her Lover – An FBI Informant. (December 11, 2017)
The Intercept article: Standing Rock Activist accused of Firing Gun registered to FBI Informant is Sentenced to Nearly Five Years in Prison (July 13, 2018)