Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

March 22, 2009

Western Shoshone Spring Gathering 2009

2009 Western Shoshone Spring Gathering

A gathering to protect the land, the people, and future generations with special focus on Youth and Elders

Friday April 17th - Sunday April 19th
Mt. Tenabo (Newe Sogobia)
Activities to include: Sunrise ceremonies, circle talks, speakers, films, youth activities, raffle, traditional foods, traditional singing, round dancing and sweats.
Please be prepared to camp out in a high desert region. The weather can be hot during the day and quite cold in the evenings. The gathering is free but donations of time, food, money and raffle items are welcome and very much appreciated.
Absolutely no drugs, alcohol, or firearms permitted.
Directions: Interstate 80 to the Beowawe/ Crescent Valley (exit 261) Follow the paved road 19 miles south to town of Crescent Valley and look for signs – or turn left on 2nd St. and go to 3rd building on left (WSDP office) – maps will be located on the door.
For more information, contact:
Grandmothers’ Fund: Joyce McDade: (207) 539-9544
Western Shoshone Defense Project: (775) 744-2565 or (775) 468-0230, email

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