October 14, 2014

Devils Tower, Wyoming

Photograph by Aaron Huey

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This image appeared in "America's Cathedrals," an October 2013 Traveler story about ancient sacred places. Here, Wakinyan Two Bulls ties prayer flags on a tree in sight of Wyoming’s Devils Tower, or Mato Tipila, long a sacred place for native peoples. Senior photo editor Carol Enquist and associate photo editor Ben Fitch discuss the image and what makes it so powerful.

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