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EF! Troubadour Darryl Cherney plays benefit for Grandmother Aggie in So Oregon 5/26

Infamous Earth First! Troubadour Darryl Cherney, along with his band the "Patriot Act" (formerly the Chernobyls) will be performing at Grandmother Aggie's benefit in Takilma on Saterday the 26th at 8:30 PM.
His music is a high energy humorous blend that will have everyone dancing their brains out.
Infamous Earth First! Troubadour Darryl Cherney, along with his band the "Patriot Act" (formerly the Chernobyls) will be performing at Grandmother Aggie's benefit in Takilma on Saterday the 26th at 8:30 PM.
Darryl's music is a high energy humorous blend that will have everyone dancing their brains out.

"Darryl is extremely funny, a classic satirist in the tradition of Lenny Bruce, as well as a successful activist who worked with Judi Bari, Greg King, and others to save the Headwaters Forest in Humboldt County, and who helped win a $4.5 million settlement from the FBI for violation of his and Judi's rights by slandering them in the car bomb attempt on their life during Redwood Summer in 1990. Ask him to play 'You can't clearcut your way to Heaven.' " -- Bobcat

Directions to Event: Take 199 south from Grants Pass to Cave Junction. Go through Cave Junction and over the bridge and make an immediate left turn on Rockydale drive. Then go about five miles to Waldo road (where Rockydale ends) and go left for one mile. Then go right on Takilma road to the Takilma Community Center. There'll be signs.

Takilma Community Center - A.K.A. the Dome School - located at 9367 Takilma Rd, Takilma, Oregon.


More about benefit for Grandmaother Aggie:

Benefit to Support the Work of Grandmother Agnes Baker Pilgrim

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL GRANDMOTHER !

Contact: Annette Rasch, 541.592.4334 or 541.659.2917
Suzanne Vautier, 541.592.3939 or 541.218.6678

Cave Junction, Oregon - A fundraiser to benefit the work of local dignitary and world- renowned spiritual leader Grandmother Agnes Baker Pilgrim will be held on May 26th at 6:00PM at the Takilma Community Building, in Takilma, Oregon. (directions below)

"Darryl Cherney and the Patriot Act" will be performing highly danceable music at 8:30PM, and a dinner of Linguini or quiche will be served, with desserts afterwards. A high quality arts and services raffle is also featured at the non-alcoholic event.

Famous for her inclusive and non-judgmental manner and known affectionately as "everybody's Grandma", Grandmother Aggie will take the stage after dinner and relate tales about her recent travels - she recently met with the Dalai Lama - and spread her message of hope for the world and all its inhabitants.

"I am trying to teach reciprocity," Grandmother Aggie says, "we two-leggeds are always taking and rarely giving back. Without reciprocity, the balance of nature is thrown off."

Grandmother Aggie is also the eldest member and Chairperson of "The International Council of Thirteen Grandmothers," a global alliance of prayer, education and healing for our shared Earth, all inhabitants both human and non-human; including the plant and insect kingdoms! The Grandmothers - deeply concerned about the destruction of Earth's natural systems and indigenous ways of life - are women of prayer and action; working together to serve both common goals as well as support their specific local concerns.
Currently, the 13 Grandmothers are striving to gain an audience with the Pope, and in June, they will make a pilgrimage to the Pine Ridge Lakota Reservation, one of the most impoverished Native American nations in America.

The Thirteen Grandmothers have published a book that is enjoying a wonderful reception and is high demand. Copies of the book: "Grandmothers Counsel the World" are available and Grandmother Aggie will be autographing copies for anyone who purchases
a book at the fundraiser.

Grandmother Aggie travels extensively both on her own and with the Council of Thirteen Grandmothers. Through her tireless work for humanity and the environment, Grandmother Aggie accrues many expenses, thus this benefit seeks to ease her financial burden, to help free her up to focus on what she does best; shining a powerful spiritual light that benefits us all.

(more background & directions next page)

Background:

Grandmother Aggie is the oldest living Takelma woman that we are aware of. Recent scientific evidence shows that the Takelma people's ancestors may have populated SW Oregon for 22,000 years, though it took only four years to destroy the culture after miners arrived on the shores of SW Oregon.

Grandmother Aggie is the Keeper of the Sacred Salmon Ceremony for her people.
In 1994, Grandmother Aggie revived the Sacred Salmon Ceremony after it had been lost for over 150 years, because so many Takelma people were killed. Survivors of the bloodshed were forced onto their 'Trail of Tears' and relocated to the reservation in Siletz, Oregon. Grandmother Aggie's grandfather was the first chief of the Siletz Confederation of Tribes.

This year the Salmon Ceremony will be held on June 2 in Gold Hill. The Salmon Ceremony is open to the public and is held to honor the salmon people and express gratitude for their giving their lives to feed humanity. All assembled pray for the continued existence of the precious Salmon runs.

One quality that makes Grandmother Aggie beloved by thousands is how assessable she is to everyone, regardless of race, religion or politics. She is an exceptionally clear and strong speaker whose no-nonsense eloquent style has touched people of many different cultures in the U.S. and around the world. Grandmother Aggie says, "we must all work together to combat spiritual blindness, and more so today than ever before!"


Directions to Event: Take 199 south from Grants Pass to Cave Junction. Go through Cave Junction and over the bridge and make an immediate left turn on Rockydale drive. Then go about five miles to Waldo road (where Rockydale ends) and go left for one mile. Then go right on Takilma road to the Takilma Community Center. There'll be signs.

Takilma Community Center - A.K.A. the Dome School - located at 9367 Takilma Rd, Takilma, Oregon.