Hikes Earth Day Solidarity + Benefit Show

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Join us for an awesome evening of music, celebration and solidarity with American Indigenous cultures. All are welcome, and this event is FREE TO ATTEND -- with a suggested donation of $5 to $50. All donations will go entirely to supporting four grassroots Indigenous community and earth defense movements (details below).

Doors at 8pm, Program starts at 8:30pm
4700 Grover Ave

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Our musical guests are:

- Hikes: voted #1 band in Austin, 2014 by Sonic Vault Austin -- http://hikes.bandcamp.com/ -- Hikes is a band of friends inspired by nature, and driven to meld their love of hard, technical styles with folk music.

- Jorge Lugo: Joining us from Houston, Jorge is an activist, artist, and an overall experimental musician of Mexica /Inca native heritage. Reconnecting with his roots, he will perform an improvised native flute piece and an original acoustic reggae hip-hop song.
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All are welcome, and this event is FREE TO ATTEND -- with a suggested donation of $5 to $50. All donations will go entirely to supporting ~FOUR~ Native American and First Nations (of Canada) grassroots community and earth defense movements:

(1) - "The Condor and The Eagle" documentary project: the documentary is currently in production and seeking financial support for the final leg of its epic journey to connect four Indigenous environmental defense leaders from North America with oil extraction resistance leaders in the Amazon. -- http://igg.me/at/indigenousalliances/x

(2) - Indigenous Environmental Network: working for the rights of Indigenous Peoples and for environmental and economic justice -- http://www.ienearth.org/about/

(3) - Alma de Mujer Center for Social Change: A project of Indigenous Women's Network (IWN), Alma de Mujer Center for Social Change is a 22-acre retreat center located in Northwest Austin near Lake Travis, with the vision of providing culturally based arts, environmental and leadership development programs and services that directly benefit Indigenous women, youth and children of southern Indigenous communities and that focus on uniting Indigenous women from nations throughout North America thereby empowering them to address issues of common concern. -- http://www.almademujer.org/

(4) The Unist'ot'en Camp pipeline blockades: the Unist'ot'en are resisting *eleven* pipelines crossing their native territories -- http://unistotencamp.com/
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiVxyLb1hJA

Hosted by the UU Young Adults for Climate Justice & First UU Church Action for Justice ministry of community. We hope to see you there!!!
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