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Chris Francisco on The Longest Walk 3, Portland to DC.

Next year, Portland will be the starting point for the
Longest Walk 3.
"This is a 5,000+ mile Walk Across America to bring awareness of the
devastating effects of diabetes and how it can be reversed by changing
our diets and lifestyles! This disease is at epidemic levels across
America, and throughout Indian Country."
"Chris Francisco on the Longest Walk 3, Portland to DC."

In 1978 the American Indian Movement (AIM) organized the first Longest
Walk from San Francisco to Washington DC, in order to defend
threatened Native American treaty rights. A second Walk made it to DC
again in 2008. Next year, Portland will be the starting point for the
Longest Walk 3.
"This is a 5,000+ mile Walk Across America to bring awareness of the
devastating effects of diabetes and how it can be reversed by changing
our diets and lifestyles! This disease is at epidemic levels across
America, and throughout Indian Country."
The Walk will leave Portland on February 14, 2011 following a
ceremony, and other events, and enter Washington DC on July 8th, 2011.
Local AIM organizer, filmmaker and playwright Chris Francisco will
show clips from documentaries about past Longest Walks and talk about
what it's going to take to make next year's Walk a reality.
Come learn more and find out how you can help!

Where: The Red & Black Cafe - 400 SE 12th Ave. Portland, OR 97214
When: Tuesday, September 21st - 6:00 PM

homepage: homepage: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001440316542&ref=ts


Chris Francisco Appearing on "Native Nations." 07.Sep.2010 21:47

Jim Lockhart jglockhart@comcast.net

Public Access program featuring Native American issues and culture.
The first guest is Chris Francisco, Dine'(Navajo), speaking about the the NorthernRoute of the upcoming LongestWalk 3, which will be leaving Portland Oregon for Washington D.C. on February 11, 2011.
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Segment length is about 1/2 hour.
The second guest is Darlene Foster, Warm Springs Tribe, a local historical storyteller of the Columbia Gorge area.
Segment length is about 25 minutes.
Native Nations, August 2010

Credit to the artist Apolonia Susana Santos 08.Sep.2010 12:57

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Attached painting "Great Spirit of Being" by Apolonia Susana Santos, Tygh and Yakima (1954-2006)

This diptych is the last oil painting done by the Artist. "Great Spirit of Being was conceptualized to honor the Ancestral Mothers of our Native Nations that crossed paths with the Lewis and Clark Expedition." A. Susana Santos

Artist, Activist, Art and Cultural Liaison, Indigenous Warrior.
Apolonia's untimely passing at age 52, leaves a void in the world of Native American Art. Though small in stature, she stood large in life as she painted, sculpted and created strategies toward social change for Native Youth. She fought diligently to protect traditional fishing and sovereignty rights of her People.

diet soda causes diabetes 08.Sep.2010 21:13

aaa oilspillnets@hotmail.com

hopefully , the people of this country will demand no more tax breaks no capital gains tax havens for companies manufacturing and/or resupplying our neighborhoods with diet soda and other sugar fix tricks that cause diabetes