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Title: Emergency Rally To Save Pe'Sla - The Heart of the Lakota Sioux Nation
START DATE: Thursday August 23
TIME: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location Details:
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Rally Begins at 11:00 AM at the Hearst Building located at
5 Third Street
San Francisco, CA

We will march to the San Francisco Chronicle at located at
901 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA
Press Conference at 12:00 to 1:00 PM
Event Type: Protest
"The Rosebud Sioux Tribe has designated $50,000 for the purpose of purchasing Pe'Sla land. By contributing to the efforts of all Sioux Tribes, we aim to purchase at least some of the tracts, if not all. Many of the Sioux Tribes continue to exsist in poverty and do not have a thriving casino-based economy as the media may have portrayed. Yet, we continue to fight for what is sacred, because it matters."

This land was taken from the Sioux Tribes ILLEGALLY in violation of the Fort Laramie Treaties of 1851 and 1868.

"Although we believe our sacred places were taken illegally by the United States government, Lastrealindians, Inc. is collaborating with the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the Great Sioux Nation (the Oceti Sakowin) to centralize fundraising to save one of our most sacred sites, Pe'Sla.

In an unprecedented, collective effort, the united Sioux Nation (the Oceti Sakowin) is attempting to buy as much of Pe'Sla as possible, to save it from destruction and ensure that future generations of Lakota, Dakota, Nakota and other Tribal Nations that consider the Black Hills holy, will continue to have access to this vital sacred site to practice their faith on its ceremonial grounds in its natural, pristine state."

Help Save Pe'Sla, the Heart of the Sioux Nation. To make a contribution, go to http://www.indiegogo.com/PeSla-LakotaHeartland?a=1006191

Any amount given, no matter how small, is appreciated. http://www.lastrealindians.com

In the Spirit of Crazy Horse, U.N.A. is demanding the Hearst Corporation contribute to the struggling Lakota Sioux Nation whom they have stolen land and precious Natural resources from. Professor Lehman Brightman states that the Hearst Corporation “has never tried to make amends with the Lakota Sioux Nation.”

The heir to the Hearst fortune, William Randoph Hearst III, has “not given one red cent to the Sioux Indians. They could easily afford to set up a scholarship program or improve dilapidated housing on Sioux Territory.” Nearly 97% of the Sioux Nation's population lives below Federal poverty levels.

The United States Government and the Hearst Corporation can be prosecuted for violations of International Law. Art. VI of The United States Constitution states, “All treaties made, or which shall be made ... shall be the Supreme Law of the Land." U.N.A. believes it is time that punitive damages be paid to the Lakota Sioux Nation for direct violation of the Fort Laramie Treaties of 1851 & 1868.

We ask that the Hearst Corporation purchase this land and RETURN it IMMEDIATELY into the hands of the Lakota people, as a part of the reparations of their illegal seizure of Native lands.

Added to the calendar on Wednesday Aug 22nd, 2012 11:34 PM

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