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Columbus is Coming to Seattle

From August 15-18, 2002 a replica of Columbus's ship will be coming to Lake Union in Seattle along with 17 other Colonial ships. It is important that our community come out to support each other and show that parading Columbus's ship around Lake Union is unacceptable. Please distribute widely.
Native Action Alert! It is important that our community come out to support each other and show that parading Columbus's ship around Lake Union is unacceptable. Please distribute widely.

Columbus is Coming to Seattle!

August 15 2002 5 PM

Indigenous Teach-in and Protest

510 years of Indigenous Resistance!

Cascade Park

(333 Pontius Ave N. corner of Thomas & Pontius)

From August 15-18, 2002 a replica of Columbus's ship will be coming to Lake Union in Seattle along with 17 other Colonial ships.

On August 15 to protest these symbols of mass genocide, there will be an Indigenous Teach-in & Protest. The teach-in is focused on bringing together Native Americans, other indigenous peoples, and allies to support each other's issues, our youth and elders.

Tentative presentations:

-Assaults on Native American Sacred Sites

-Organizing against the Anti-Indian Movement

-Environmental Racism

-Native American Women and Infant Mortality

-A theatre performance by Knitbone Productions (Rise Like Wind, Resist Like Memory: A Witness play)

-Drums and Food!


Organized by: Coalition of Indigenous Peoples, Native American Women's Dialog on Infant Mortality, Community Coalition for Environmental Justice, Knitbone Productions

For more information call 206 372-3573


*Cascade Park is located just a few blocks South of Lake Union on the corner of Thomas and Pontius Ave N

Go to WWW.mapquest.com for driving directions