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Sacred Water Walk - Solidarity with Standing Rock & No DAPL Protest - Portland 10.9.16

Here are some pictures form the Portland Oregon, Peace Walk for Clean Water and to show Solidarity with those in Standing Rock that are protesting the NoDAPL (No Dakota Access Pipeline).
heading over to the west side to meet up
heading over to the west side to meet up
meeting together under steele bridge on west side
meeting together under steele bridge on west side
sacred water walk begins
sacred water walk begins
heading back to cross steele bridge to east bank promenade
heading back to cross steele bridge to east bank promenade
This peace walk today title " Sacred Water Walk" started at noon under the Steele bridge - the walk took us along the Willamette river on the east side river bank...meeting along the way, under the Hawthorn bridge, with the Elders and those who couldn't make the walk for a prayer and ceremony and music.

After the meeting with the elders the walk continued to the Tilikum Crossing Bridge, we stopped on the bridge for a ceremony and prayer then crossed over to the west side along waterfront and again music prayers and ceremony .... then onward north and up over the Morrison Bridge and once again a ceremony and prayer 1/2 way across the river ... the march then proceeded to the East side where they again met up with Elders at the same spot. There were stops on all four sides of the water where tobacco and prayers were offered to the water.

About 60 people were "on the walk" as well has a few dozen more that were not able to make the peace walk.
A video from today will be coming soon on indymedia right here as a 'comment' to this post.

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Video: Announcement of "Sacred Water Walk" 10.Oct.2016 14:18

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Video Information about this protest march presented to the Portland Human Rights Commission:

 http://tiny.cc/stxpfy {youtube video}

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Oil Water from river
Oil Water from river

3 more pictures 10.Oct.2016 14:42

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More pictures 10.Oct.2016 14:55

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E-mail from one of the "Sacred Water Walk" Organizers on 10/10/16 10.Oct.2016 15:26

Joe Anybody

Re-posting an E-Mail: [Update on Standing Rock]

Afternoon Joe.
We're you tired this morning?
I really like the pictures.
It was a spiritual healing for many of us and needed by our community.
A split in our community has been evident for a number of years and this walk brought them together in prayer.

Many of our people were arrested today at Standing Rock.
The police showed up in full force and full body armour, guns, batons.
Some were afraid but kept praying.
It is hard to watch.
Feel so powerless.
Thank you for supporting us the most important way we need. Communication and media

Poster 10.Oct.2016 15:28

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As 300 Native American nations unite against the Dakota pipeline 12.Oct.2016 16:45

Wed 10/12/16

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As 300 Native American nations unite against the Dakota pipeline, does Standing Rock mark the beginning of a new era for Native movements?

Video: Water is Life Walk in Portland Oregon 10.9.16 23.Oct.2016 12:48

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 https://youtu.be/TE_gFcRWBQU [2 hour 20 minutes]

This is the full video of the Walk for "Water is Life" event in Portland Oregon.

Stops were made at four places: N. S, E. and W. sides of the Willamette river.