november, 2016

sat05nov(nov 5)3:00 pmTALK: BY DR. JENNIFER C. VEILLEUX : Stand at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation: what it means for water and you.3:00 pm

Event Details

The Stand at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation:
what it means for water and you.

Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, Native American Tribes are standing against development of a 1,172 mile oil pipeline. Mississippi Rivers. The Dakota Access Pipeline, or DAPL, is designed to cross hundreds of waterways including the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers.

Water protectors are led by indigenous peoples and joined by non-native allies from around the country and world. More than 240 recognized Tribes stand in solidarity with Standing Rock against this threat of potential contamination of our longest and largest national water basins. This moment is unprecendented in contempoary times: this is the largest gathering of Native American Tribes. They stand unwavering under the banner of Mni Wiconi, Lakota words that express: Water is Life.

Jennifer will share the story of the movement, her trip to North Dakota, and her current participation.

Talk & Photographs by Dr. Jennifer Veilleux
Luna Star Café – 775 NE 125th Street North Miami (305) 799-7123
Saturday November 5, 2016 – 3:00pm $10.00 Cover
Fundraising Event for International Youth Camp at Standing Rock

*they are $2000 away from their goal and I know some of their funds had to be channeled to get people bailed out of jail during the high arrests this past week.

Here is mine:

*I am just shy of $2000 away from my goal. Largely Michael to thank for promoting my work in his circles.


5 (Saturday) 3:00 pm