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Native Youth Movement Delegation to Chiapas

Secwepemc Elder and Native Youth Movement advisor, Wolverine will be travelling to Chiapas to discuss and network around Indigenous struggles. Funds are needed for the delegation's travel expenses. Wolverine (aka Jones Ignace) was key in the struggle for Native Rights at the Gustafesen Lake (T'speten) standoff with KKKanada's RCMP in 1996 in which 70,000 rounds of ammo were fired at the encampment containing men, women and children. He served 6 years in prison for his role in the struggle.
Secwepemc Elder, Wolverine
Secwepemc Elder, Wolverine
From: "NYM Communications"
To:  nymcommunications@hotmail.com
Subject: URGENT FINANCIAL SUPPORT NEEDED!
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 05:50:51 +0000

PLEASE POST WIDELY-YOUR SUPPORT IS NEEDED

SECWEPEMC / CHIAPAS TOUR

July 26 - August 10, 2006

SECWEPEMC WARRIORS IN URGENT NEED OF FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO JOIN INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS DELEGATION TRAVELLING TO CHIAPAS & AUTONOMOUS ZAPATISTA COMMUNITY OVENTIC

Secwepemc Warrior and Elder Wolverine Jones Ignace and Secwepemc Native Youth Movement (NYM) Warrior Tselletkwe will be joining an indigenous delegation to Mexico City, Oaxaca and Chiapas, Mexico. They will be visiting the Zapatista Caracole, Oventic, networking and sharing their stories of the Indigenous land struggle here in so-called BC, Canada, unceded Secwepemc Territory.

We are seeking donations from all those out there that support the Indigenous struggle for sovereignty and land. All those that support Native youth and Elders, here is your chance to make a donation for a good cause.



All donations can be made to: Skwelkwekwelt Protection Centre

c/o PO Box 837

Chase, BC

V0E 1M0



**make sure you say its for the Chiapas Tour


Royal Bank of Canada, 00880-003, Account # 100-552-9

If you are sending donations from the US, please send international money order or it will take 30-days to clear for cheques and other money orders. You could also Western Union money transfer if you prefer just contact:  nymcommunications@hotmail.com

***please inform us of your donation, since there is other donations coming in for other fundraising initiatives

Kukstsemc, Thank you.

Contact:

Skwelkwek'welt Protection Center  jrbilly@mail.ocis.net

Secwepemc Native Youth Movement  nymcommunications@hotmail.com


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