Panel Discussion: Protecting Sacred Places on California Indigenous Resistance
A unique opportunity to learn about current struggles of Native peoples to protect sacred land in Northern California and ways that you can lend support.
Two separate events in Oakland -- see below.
Caleen Sisk (Winnemem Wintu)
Speaking about current Winnemem struggles
Jim Brown III (Elem Pomo)
Speaking about Rattlesnake Island
Corrina Gould (Chochenyo/Karkin Ohlone)
Speaking about Brushy Peak
Wounded Knee DeOcampo (Tuolumne Miwok)
Speaking about Sogorea Te/ Glen Cove
Only at Friday June 1st event:
Morning Star Gali (Achumawi Pit River)
Speaking about Medicine Lake
Admission $5-$20 * No one turned away for lack of funds
A program of several short videos will precede the panel discussions, including:
"A River in their Veins", on the Winnemem Wintu's Coming of Age ceremony in 2010, a tradition that could be gone forever if the sacred sites necessary for the ceremony are permanently submerged by a raise of the Shasta Dam.
Other videos TBA