January 18 Will Be the 1st Indigenous People’s March
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FEATURING CHASE AND TOKATA IRON EYES – Friday January 18th marks the first Annual Indigenous People’s March, a major gathering in Washington DC expected to draw at least 10,000 indigenous activists from all over the world. There will be smaller solidarity marches in cities around the country.
Indigenous-led movements have been on the forefront, especially in recent years, of the fight for climate justice, and for greater sovereignty in their stewardship of the land and air. There are many common threads in the struggles facing diverse tribes and First Nation’s peoples the world over. The marchers at the First Annual Indigenous People’s March intend to highlight those common causes.
For more information visit www.indigenouspeoplesmovement.com.
Chase Iron Eyes, leading indigenous activist and member of the Standing Rock Sioux, former Congressional candidate in North Dakota, and his daughter Tokata Iron Eyes, youth activist who was deeply involved in the Standing Rock actions against the Dakota Access.