Water Protectors And Indigenous Rights Activists March And Rally In Seattle

More than 300 activists gathered at the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building in downtown Seattle where they rallied briefly before marching up Marion and North on 4th Ave to Westlake Park for a larger rally and additional speakers.

From the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2341712712636120/

In solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s global call to action against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), Indigenous grassroots leadership in Seattle call on local Tribal Nations and our allies to peacefully march and rally on Friday, March 10, 2017. #NativeNationsRise #RiseWithStandingRock

THE MARCH STARTS AT THE JACKSON FEDERAL BUILDING LOCATED AT 915 2ND AVENUE, SEATTLE, WA 98174 (by 2ND & MARION). LINE UP WILL BEGIN AT THE FEDERAL BUILDING FROM 3:00-3:30PM. The march will proceed from the Federal Building to Westlake from 3:30-4:00pm, followed by a Rally at Westlake Park from 4:00-6:00pm.

View link here for the Washington DC details: https://lrinspire.com/2017/02/09/global-call-to-action-against-dakota-access-pipeline/

Key speakers will include Brian Cladoosby, the President of the National Congress of American Indians, Tribal Chairpersons & leaders, Indigenous NoDAPL Leaders, our Youth, and key allies. We will also have the Sacred Water Canoe Family and other Canoe Families present. Please bring your prayers, voices, chants, songs, drums, signs and wear your regalia! #MniWiconi #NoDAPL. Please contact Millie Kennedy at 2066048494 for more information.

This event is being cosponsored by grassroots organizers from NdnsForJustice, 350 Seattle, Greenpeace USA, Radical Women Seattle Chapter and is also featuring InterTribal Survival.“

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