Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Protecting Sacred Places, Oakland, Calif.

Protecting Winnemem Ceremonies
May 2012/Photo Klamath Media
Thursday, May 31-- Friday, June 1, 2012
Protecting Sacred Places
Oakland, Calif.

Posted at Censored News
http://bsnorrell.blogspot.com

A unique opportunity to learn about current struggles of Native peoples to protect sacred land in Northern California and ways that you can lend support.
Two separate events in Oakland.
FEATURED PRESENTERS:
Caleen Sisk (Winnemem Wintu)
Speaking about current Winnemem struggles
 Jim Brown III (Elem Pomo)
Speaking about Rattlesnake Island
Corrina Gould (Chochenyo/Karkin Ohlone)
Speaking about Brushy Peak
Wounded Knee DeOcampo (Tuolumne Miwok)
Speaking about Sogorea Te/ Glen Cove
Only at Friday June 1st event:
Morning Star Gali (Achumawi Pit River)
Speaking about Medicine Lake
TWO DATES/LOCATIONS IN OAKLAND: Thursday, May 31st
5:30 pm @ INTERTRIBAL FRIENDSHIP HOUSE
523 International Boulevard, Oakland, CA
Friday, June 1st
7:00 pm @ THE HOLD-OUT
2313 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, CA
Admission $5-$20 * No one turned away for lack of funds
A program of several short videos will precede the panel discussions, including:
"A River in their Veins", on the Winnemem Wintu's Coming of Age ceremony in 2010, a tradition that could be gone forever if the sacred sites necessary for the ceremony are permanently submerged by a raise of the Shasta Dam.

http://www.facebook.com/events/15179742827...

For further event information contact: protectsacredland [at] yahoo.com

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