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Activist Communique: Idle No More – Los Angeles Solidarity Demo with Canadian First Nations Communities

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Idle No More – Los Angeles Solidarity Demo with Canadian First Nations Communities

The Deets:

Friday December 21, 2012

12:00 pm noon PST

550 South Hope Street, 9th Floor,

Los Angeles California 90071


The Call Out:


WHAT: Rally in front of the Canadian embassy in downtown Los Angeles

WHERE: 550 South Hope Street, 9th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90071
United States of America

Tel: 213-346-2700
Fax: 213-346-2767
e-Mail: [email protected]

WHEN: Friday Dec. 21st and Saturday Dec 22nd at 12:00pm

WHY: To protest the legislation being proposed by Canadian Prime Minister Harper's government that will essentially finalize the genocide and assimilation of the Indigenous peoples of Canada. UNIFY TURTLE ISLAND!

This is a peaceful, yet focused gathering. Everyone is welcome!

For more information, please see www.idlenomore.com and www.facebook.com/IdleNoMoreCommunity


Friday December 21, 2012 @ 12 NOON
MCs - Red Cloud & Gray Wolf
Opening Songs
Opening Elders prayer

OPENING SPEAKER: Representative from Host Nation

Canadian representative: Dr. Alex Wilson (Cree)- Idle No More Canadian Representative

Tribal Representatives:
AFN speaker Danita Nez
Melinda Gopher Blackfeet/Chippewa (Montana First Woman Congressional Runner Speaker)
Brock Conway Blackfeet Activist Organizer
College UCLA Speaker
Blood Elder Speaker
Blackfeet Elder Speaker
Northern Aboriginal Tribe Speakers
Honor songs for our Travelers
Invited Actors Speaking
Introduction Bands and Performers
Introductions of Andrea Montoyo Percussion Group
Closing Prayer
Honor songs & Round Dance Songs

Saturday December 22, 2012 @ 12 NOON
MCs - Dr. Robert Lame Bull McDonald, MD & Actor Steve Reevis
Both members of the Blackfoot Confederacy of Canada and the US
Opening Songs
Opening Elders Prayer

Special Guest Appearance! (Original Longest Walker 1978)
Honor Song By Robert McDonald
Smudging Ceremony
2 more songs by Robert McDonald & Pat Vegas of REDBONE
Introduction of Tribal Elders by Brock Conway(Blackfeet Activist)
Introduction By Robert McDonald of Actors and Community Leaders
Special Guest event by Gray Wolf
Special Guest Event by Rocky Navajo
Special Guest Event by Red Cloud of Lightning Cloud
Special Guest Event by Crystal Lightning of Lightning Cloud
Closing Ceremonial Songs!


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