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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SOLIDARITY: TACOMA LEONARD PELTIER SUPPORT GROUP

AFTER RALLY POTLUCK MEAL AND GET TOGETHER:



12TH ANNUAL NORTHWEST REGIONAL



INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SOLIDARITY

WITH LEONARD PELTIER

MARCH AND RALLY FOR JUSTICE

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2005. TACOMA, WA
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SOLIDARITY: TACOMA LEONARD PELTIER SUPPORT GROUP

author: Ytzhak
Jan 31, 2005 23:20



AFTER RALLY POTLUCK MEAL AND GET TOGETHER:



12TH ANNUAL NORTHWEST REGIONAL



INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SOLIDARITY

WITH LEONARD PELTIER

MARCH AND RALLY FOR JUSTICE

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2005. TACOMA, WA


TACOMA LEONARD PELTIER SUPPORT GROUP

P.O. BOX 5464

TACOMA, WA 98415-0464

 Tacoma-lpsg@ojibwe.us

 bayou@blarg.net





AFTER RALLY POTLUCK MEAL AND GET TOGETHER:



12TH ANNUAL NORTHWEST REGIONAL



INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SOLIDARITY

WITH LEONARD PELTIER

MARCH AND RALLY FOR JUSTICE



SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2005. TACOMA, WA



MARCH FOR JUSTICE: 12:00 NOON

Portland Ave. Park (at Portland Ave and E. Fairbanks Ave. Take Portland Ave. exit off I-5 and head east)



RALLY FOR JUSTICE: 1:00 PM

U.S. Federal Court House, 1717 Pacific Ave.



"Mr. Peltier's unjust incarceration remains a festering sore that impedes better race relations in America. Surely the time has come to promote healing and a spirit of trust and genuine goodwill toward the Indian peoples of America with an act that serves both
compassion and justice."
- Coretta Scott King

"In a nation which so prides itself on a strong and incorruptible judicial system and a human and responsive government, it is sad indeed to think that in nearly a quarter of a
century, justice has been elusive for this man. If the matter continues without remedy and action, it will soon be too late for any justice at all. A tragedy of this magnitude cannot be allowed."
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu





AFTER RALLY POTLUCK MEAL AND GET TOGETHER:



First United Methodist Church,

423 Martin Luther King Jr Way.

(From the rally go south up the hill to Martin Luther King Jr Way and turn right. The church is right next to a large hospital).



Activists and supporters throughout the northwest will be gathering for an After Rally Potluck Meal and Get Together right after the Feb. 5th Tacoma NW Regional 12th Annual Leonard Pettier March and Rally. This will start at around 4:00 pm. unless the weather is bad then it will start earlier It will be at the First United Methodist Church, 423 Martin Luther King Jr Way. From the rally go south up the hill to Martin Luther King Jr Way and turn right. The church is right next to a large hospital.

The meal and gathering is hosted in support of Leonard by the local Tacoma group People for Peace, Justice and Healing. Speakers and music will continue at the church.



HELP IS NEEDED!

We need people to bring food to be picked up at 11:30 am at the starting point of the march or by 12 noon at the rally site. Not only do we need potluck food of different types, but also we need green salads, fry bread, jams, and juices. We need people to help with the cooking and set-up, please be at the church at 2:00 pm if you want to help cook and or set-up. We need people to help with the clean up, we will ask for volunteers at the meal.



VOLUNTEERS: If you have any questions or need to contact the host group please send an e-mail to: Karen at:  karenh@harbornet.com

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Good Event 05.Feb.2005 20:52

Den Mark, Vancouver

This was a good event. I saw the march off at the Park & then zoomed to the State Museum area to see the march in, my flags snapping in the wind. There were drummers & dancers at the next door courthouse waiting, too, & performing, & dozens of passers-by asked me what was up. Then, down Pacific Avenue they came, almost 200 strong, in the street, escorted by Tacoma police. Banners & flags & signs made clear what was up, yet another effort to keep Leonard Peltier's name before the public, with continued demand for Justice. Maybe the News-Trib will have the story. I left before the rally was over.