Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

February 16, 2024

Apache Stronghold Oak Flat Run, Feb. 15 -- 18, 2024

Today, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024 -- Day 3 of the Oak Flat March.
Runners will begin this morning’s journey to Oak Flat after morning prayers. Photos courtesy Apache Stronghold.

Photos courtesy Apache Stronghold, Friday, Feb. 16, 2024

The Apache Stronghold invites you and your family to next weekend's 10th Annual Oak Flat March and Run, February 15-18th. More details about the 45-mile march are included below. If you have questions about attending and participating, you can respond to this email. Please share this flyer with your communities. All are welcome!

10th Annual Chi'chil Bildagoteel
Oak Flat March/Run
February 15-18, 2024
Thursday, Feb 15th, 4 pm Holy Ground Blessing and Dinner at Old San Carlos Monument, Run will follow after blessing.
Friday, Feb 16, 8 am March and Run will begin at the New Skate Park (Sports Complex) and will end in Miami, Arizona, at the Shrine.
Saturday, Feb 17, 8am March and Run will begin at the Shrine in Miami, Arizona, to Oak Flat
1 pm -- Pomo Blessing
1:20 pm -- Tohono O'odham Blessing
1:40 pm -- Red Mountain Thacker Pass
2 pm -- Common Defense
2:20 pm -- Prayer Rising
2:40 pm -- Song and Prayer
4 pm -- Gaan Blessing

If camping, please bring warm clothes, camping gear, chairs and sanitation supplies. Meals will be provided.

Visit to find out more about the fight for Oak Flat and how you can support the Apache Stronghold.

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