Joye Braun is a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, a wife, mother and grandmother. Braun was the first camper at Standing Rock and stayed until forced eviction in February 2017 spending 10 months on the hround.She’s fought hard to protect her own homelands against DAPL and the Keystone XL pipeline while supporting threats of uranium and gold mining in the Sacred Black Hills. She is the KXL campaign organizer with the Indigenous Environmental Network.