Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

December 19, 2013

Bad Bear's Photo Longest Walk 4 the final trek to Alcatraz!


Dec. 19, 2013: Photos by Carl 'Bad Bear' Sampson, Western Shoshone long walker, as the Longest Walk 4 takes those final steps to Alcatraz. The walk arrives in Alcatraz on Dec. 21, with a Sovereignty Gathering at Oakland Friendship House on Dec. 22, 2013. Congratulations to our friends, the long walkers.

Longest Walk, Saturday, December 21 -- The Walk will start at 5:00 AM sharp from the Marin Vista Point of the Golden Gate Bride. From there it will make its way down to Chrissy Field, at Fort Mason it will go up to Bay Street and down Bay Street to Pier 33. The special ferry will leave at 8:20 AM sharp.

December 22, Sunday -- There will be a Gathering at the Intertribal Friendship House in Oakland, CA starting at 10:00AM. There will be a drafting of a Declaration reaffirming the 1978 The Longest Walk Manifesto and supplementing with a Reaffirmation of Indigenous Sovereignty. From 1:00 PM there will be a joint Celebration and Dinner for the Walk and for the Honoring of Bill Wahpepah.

Update: Bad Bear's photos: Walk arrives on Alcatraz

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