Thousands In Seattle Protest Trump’s Inauguration

January 20th, 2017

Hundreds of students who walked out of Seattle schools joined hundreds marching for immigrant rights in a march and rally against the Inauguration of the 45th U.S. president. The march wound through Seattle before making it’s way to Westlake Park where speakers talked as the crowds grew in size. Eventually, several hundred marched to the University of WA. You can read more about those events here…https://southseattleemerald.com/2017/01/21/uw-student-shot-during-anti-trump-milo-yiannopoulos-protests/

Seattle Marches For Aleppo

Victor Steinbrueck Park – Downtown Seattle

December 16th, 2016

We will be gathering at Victor Steinbrueck Park (park next to Pike Place with the totem poles) and marching to the Russian Consulate to rage for Aleppo. This event is also in collaboration with Americans for Refugees & Immigrants.

The people of Aleppo are being massacred by the Assad regime and Russia and WE WILL NOT BE SILENT. We condemn the lack of action by world leaders.

NEVER AGAIN IS NOW. Please do your part and come show your support.”

-https://www.facebook.com/events/1831351687150186/

A crowd of approximately 60-70 marched from Victor Steinbrueck Park through the streets of Seattle, and back, in an effort to bring attention to the devastation in Syria. The event started with speakers at Victor Steinbrueck Park before marching along the sidewalks. As demonstrators moved across the street from Westlake Park, a man started shouting “If you don’t like it here, go home!”.  A scuffle soon broke out as words were exchanged. Seattle Police, who were accompanying the march, soon arrived and could be heard telling the aggressive man, “They are not here to protest against the United States.” to which the angry Seahawks fan retorted “I can say whatever I want”. There were no arrests.

 

The People From Oceti Sakowin Camp

Standing Rock, North Dakota – November 16th-21st, 2016

Three Days In Standing Rock

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September 20th-22nd, 2016

In early September, Kelly O’Neil sent me a message on Facebook about my plans to travel to Standing Rock. After talking with indigenous community leaders in Seattle, we decided to go for it. A few weeks later, we rented a van and were on our way, armed with our cameras and a desire to see for ourselves what was happening in fields and rivers near Cannonball, North Dakota.

This is what I saw.

Mandan Jail Solidarity Demo for Lakota elder