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Shellmound Peace Walk

Friday, November 18, 2005
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Dear Friend,

Indian People Organizing for Change, IPOC, Vallejo Intertribal Council
and SSPRIT is inviting you to come and participate in a peace walk we
are sponsoring November 6-25, 2005. The Sacred Site/Shellmound Peace
Walk will span 270 miles of the Bay Area. The walk is to bring about
awareness and education to the communities in our area about the vast
historical resources that exist here, but more importantly, the
continued desecration and destruction of our ancestral burial sites.
Burial sites and Shellmounds have existed on this land since time
immemorial, some of them are older than the pyramids in Egypt. We are
humbly asking for your presence during this walk for peace, as we
remember our ancestors and pray at the sites that are the resting
places for Ohlone people.

Sacred Site/Shellmound Peace Walk
Sponsored by
Indian People Organizing for Change,(IPOC), and SSP&RIT
November 7-25, 2005

Beginning at Sogorea-Te` Shellmound -Glen Cove Vallejo, CA traveling
through the Bay Area ending at the Emeryville Huchiun Shellmound (Bay
Street Mall)

Indian People Organizing for Change along with Vallejo
Intertribal/SSP&RIT invites all to join in a journey of walk and prayer
to remember our ancestors that lived on this land for thousands of
years. The walk will be led by traditional Native American leaders and
Nipponzan Myohoji Buddhist. We will walk and pray with our ancestors in
areas where shellmounds and sacred sites have been desecrated by

Needed for the walk:
Bring a good attitude
Please bring your own utensils, bowl, plate and cup. Sleeping bag and
small tent if you have one (we will be camping at least one or two
nights). Clothes for all types of weather, including rain gear. Money
for Alcatraz Ferry on Thanksgiving morning $16-$18 and any other
incidentals that you may need
Donations needed:
Places for people to stay the night at our destinations. Groups to
provide evening meals. Water for the walkers Financial donations to
purchase supplies. The use of vans and/or trucks to assist in
transporting walkers and the elderly.

For More information contact:, or

IPOC and Vallejo Intertribal are non-profits, all donations are
appreciated and tax-deductible

No Alcohol or Drugs

Community Potluck and Blessing for the Shellmound Walk
November 6, 2005 4-7pm
Intertribal Friendship House
523 International Blvd
Oakland California

Nov 7 Sogorea-te` Shellmound-Glen Cove 18 mi.

Nov 8 Pt. Pinole 19 mi

Nov 9 El Cerrito 17 mi

Nov 10 Oakland 17 mi

Nov 11 Hayward 17 mi

Nov 12 Tuibun Shellmound-Coyote Hills 17 mi

Nov13 Fremont 17 mi


Nov 15 Alson Shellmound -Alviso 17 mi

Nov 16 San Jose 17 mi

Nov17 Stanford 18 mi

Nov 18 San Mateo 18 mi

Nov19 Urebure Shellmound-Mt. St.Bruno 18 mi

Nov20 Amuctec-Tubsinta - Hunters Pt SF 16 mi

Nov 21 REST DAY- Urebure Shellmound

Nov 22 West Petlenuc Shellmound- Sutro Baths 16 mi

Nov 23 Petlenuc- Crissy Field SF 17 mi

Nov 24 East Petlunuc- 4 mi
Aquatic Park to Alcatraz Island
Nov 25 Huchiun Shellmound - Emeryville 4 mi

Added to the calendar on Fri, Nov 18, 2005 1:14PM
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