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SSP&RIT Announces Arrival of the Spiritual Walkers of the Longest Walk 4 in Vallejo
Vallejo, CA. - Sacred Sites Protection & Rights of Indigenous Tribes announces the arrival of the Spiritual Walkers of the Longest Walk 4 in Vallejo, California. The Longest Walk 4 will be at Sogorea Te, Native American Sacred Site located in Glen Cove on Wednesday, December 18, 2013; time to be announced.
Chochenyo/Ohlone Activist Corrina Gould, Organizer of the Committee to Save Sogorea Te/Protect Glen Cove, held a spiritual occupation at the sacred site that began on Sunday, April 14th, 2011 and continued for 109 days. This was done for the preservation and protection of the ancestors & for the preservation of sacred land. A community show of support for the Longest Walk 4 on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Sogorea Te is requested & appreciated. Michael Lane & Sharon Heta of the Longest Walk 4 will be providing a discussion. Potluck dishes & monetary donations are appreciated and welcomed.
The Longest Walk 4: Return to Alcatraz was initiated by those on the original The Longest Walk in 1978. It began on July 15, 2013 in Washington D.C. and will arrive at Alcatraz on December 21, 2013. The purpose of this Walk will be to reaffirm the heart of Traditional Tribal Sovereignty rooted in Ceremony and land based spiritual relationships. We call on all Indigenous & Earth people to come and support this Walk. For more information please call (202) 436-6576 or visit http://www.returntoalcatraz.com
The Spiritual walkers of the Longest Walk 4 will be hosted by Kay Flavell of New Pacific Studio during their visit to Vallejo. Sacred Sites Protection & Rights of Indigenous Tribes is grateful for New Pacific Studios’ generous donation. Sacred Sites Protection & Rights of Indigenous Tribes, on behalf of the Longest Walk 4 would also like to thank the ACLU/Northern CA for their generous monetary gift, Fabrice Moschetti, of Moschetti Coffee for the donation of yummy, fair trade, organic coffee, and Tacos Jalisco for their donation of delicious authentic Mexican cuisine. A “Special” Thank You to Vallejo Citizens, Lee Pono, Elisa Vela, Christina Martinez, Melissa Hernandez, & Emmanuel “Tino” Perez for their donations & support.
To learn more about the sponsors of the Longest Walk 4 in Vallejo, please visit: http://www.sspandrit.host56.com , http://www.newpacificstudio.org.nz , http://www.aclunc.org , http://www.moschetti.com & http://www.tacosjaliscovallejo.com
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