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Black Friday Protest at Huchiun Shellmound: Emeryville
Date Friday November 26
Time 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location Details
Meet at the corner of Shellmound and Ohlone Way in Emeryville.
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorCorrina Gould
Emailshellmoundwalk [at] yahoo.com
Phone510-575-8408
Annual Black Friday protest at Emeryville's Bay Street Mall. The Bay Street Mall was built on top of an ancient Ohlone burial site after years of protest actions by the local Native American community. The construction of the mall unearthed THOUSANDS of human remains, many of which were taken away to landfill in the name of consumerism.

While the construction of the mall couldn't be stopped, we in the Bay Area Native American community ask the non-Native community to join us in protesting this obscene structure. On "Black Friday" every year we remind the public that this is sacred Indian land and the Bay Street Mall should be boycotted.


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This is part of the ongoing:


Sacred Site/Shellmound Peace Walk

Sponsored by

Indian People Organizing for Change,(IPOC),Shellmound Peace Walkers, SSP&RIT and

Foot Prints for Peace

November 17-26, 2010

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

IPOC Shellmound Peace Walkers along with SSP&RIT and Foot Prints for Peace 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 development and celebrate the return of our ancestors due to the NAGPRA law recent changes.


Needed for the walk:

· Bring a good attitude

· Please bring your own utensils, bowl, plate and cup. Sleeping bag and 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:

Corrina Gould at 510-575-8408

Johnella LaRose at 510-743-7373

or email at shellmoundwalk [at] yahoo.com, or check our website at

http://IPOCshellmoundwalk.intuitwebsites.com


Foot Prints for Peace is a non-profit, all donations are appreciated and tax-deductible


No Alcohol or Drugs

This is a Citizens Assembly


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Community Potluck and Blessing for the Shellmound Walk

November 16 6-9pm

Intertribal Friendship House

523 International Blvd

Oakland California

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Date: Leave:

Nov 17 Alviso to Mission San Jose



Nov 18 Mission San Jose to Coyote Hills and Union City



Nov 19 Union City to Hayward and San Leandro



Nov 20 Alameda to Oakland to Berkeley Shellmound



Nov 21 Berkeley Shellmound to UCB /Evening at Thangs Taken – La Pena



Nov 22 Berkeley to Albany Hill to El Cerrito to Point Molate



Nov 23 Point Richmond to Vallejo



Nov 24 Vallejo to Sogorea-te` Shellmound-Glen Cove



Nov 25 East Petlunuc-

Sun Rise Ceremony - Alcatraz Island



Nov 26 Huchiun Shellmound - Emeryville




http://IPOCshellmoundwalk.intuitwebsites.com
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