Prayer Flags, Wyoming

Photograph by Aaron Huey, National Geographic

Nine-year-old Wakinyan Two Bulls places prayer flags in a tree near Mato Tipila ("bear lodge"), or Devils Tower, in Wyoming. The story of the Oglala—their spirituality and their fight to remedy old wrongs—goes well beyond the Pine Ridge Reservation.

See more pictures from the August 2012 feature story "In the Shadow of Wounded Knee."