Seattle Vigil For Standing Rock

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Seattle Vigil For Standing Rock
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Seattle Vigil For Standing Rock says
UPDATE: to accommodate the enthusiastic response, EVENT HAS MOVED TO THE BALLARD (north) SIDE OF THE LOCKS.
Seattle is answering the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s call for national solidarity action on Tuesday, Nov 15th. We will peacefully gather and call on President Obama to instruct the Army Corps of Engineers to deny final DAPL permits!

The Native-led rally will begin at 5:30 with music and speakers from local tribes and from Standing Rock. We will then have a candlelight procession (potentially to the Army Corp of Engineers administration building) for a brief ceremony.

An informal gathering will begin at 4:30, an hour before the main program, for people to share their reactions to recent events in a safe and supportive environment. Hot beverages and a postcard-making station (for our representatives and the water protectors) will be available.

Dress for rain and evening temperatures and BRING:
--Signs in support of Standing Rock, in opposition to DAPL and that refer to the Army Corps' key role in either completing or killing the pipeline project
--Hand-held, wind-protected candles or lanterns
--Your high spirits

Event will be held on the north side of the locks. Come to the Main Gate at: 3015 NW 54th St., Seattle. From outside the main entry gate you’ll be directed to rally site a short distance away. Please carpool and make use of transit (see info below) if you can. Parking is limited. You may be able to park at the Commodore Park lot and walk across the locks to rally site.

The pipeline threatens the water supply for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and millions of others downriver. DAPL corporate owners, regional law enforcement and private security have brutally repressed the tribe's peaceful opposition to this environmentally disastrous project and the Army Corps of Engineers can stop it from being completed.

This event is part of a broader call to action happening across the country targeting decision makers & stakeholders at every level. By gathering at Army Corps of Engineers offices across the country, we call attention to the brave water and land protectors who have stood strong to protect tribal lands and access to clean water.

Public Transit: Buses #29 and #44 stop at main entry to Ballard Locks on Ballard side. Walk across the locks to Commodore Park.

Volunteers are needed for day of event. Please contact Barb Drake at:

#NoDAPL #SeattleStandsWithStandingRock #ActNowObama #WaterIsLife #MniWiconi
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By: 350 Seattle