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Oklahoma & Arkansas to DC to #StandWithStandingRock


#ArkansasRising Community Volunteers are working cooperatively to organize Water Protectors in Memphhis, Arkansas, and Oklahoma to the Native Nations March on Washington DC March 10th . We will leave Muskogee Creek Nation Transit with a Prayer in Oklahoma on March 9th, 2017 around 10-11am. This three day Prayer will then stop in Fort Smith, Little Rock, and Memphis before arriving in DC around 9am, March 10th. We will be returning that evening leaving around 10pm March 10th and returning the same route arrived, ending the prayer in Oklahoma around noon, March 11th.

You can purchase a ticket by donating exactly $198 per ticket and contacting Ernest or Brea ArkansasRising@gmail.com to confirm your ticket number.40 tickets will be available for sale and this will provide 15 free tickets for Indigenous folks in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Memphis. If you would like to Reserve a Ticket email Ernest ArkansasRising@gmail.com or call.

Three donors can can collectively donate exactly $67 (The Big Berner Donation) and provide a ticket for a Regional Water Protector of their choice, email us to learn more ArkansasRising@gmail.com or call Ernest 765-365-3452. Any other donations will help with food costs or to provide more free tickets for Water Protectors (giving priority to consensus and elders, women, children, and men). If the project is not completed, money will be returned, minus a 10% processing fee.

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Indigenous grassroots leaders call on our allies across the United States and around the world to peacefully March on Washington DC. We ask that you rise in solidarity with the Indigenous peoples of the world whose rights protect Unci Maka (Grandmother Earth) for the future generations of all. Standing Rock and Native Nations will lead a march in prayer and action in Washington D.C. on March 10th 2017.

From March 7th — March 10th Indigenous peoples from across Turtle Island (The United States) will hold a tipi camp near the Washington Monument and on March 10th thousands of Indigenous Peoples and their allies, including 350.org , will march through Washington D.C. to demand that Indigenous rights be respected, that tribal consent is given when any economic development happens on tribal land, and that President Trump meets with Tribal Leaders so he can take accountability for his actions.

Our Demands

#TakeTheMeeting // President Trump must meet with tribal leaders to hear why it’s critical that the US government respect tribal rights. This administration must work with us.
#ConsentNotConsultation // Tribal interests cannot continue to be marginalized in favor of the interests of corporations and other governments. Consultation is not enough– we must require consent.
#NativeNationsRise // The Standing Rock movement is bigger than one tribe. It has evolved into a powerful global phenomenon highlighting the necessity to respect Indigenous Nations and their right to protect their homelands, environment and future generations. We are asking our Native relatives from across Turtle Island to rise with us.

Calendar of Events

March 7 – 9// Native leaders and their allies will lobby in the halls of power in Washington DC on behalf of the protection of all Tribes.
March 10 // Native peoples + their allies – gathering in thousands – will gather for a March from the Mall to the White House beginning at 10am. After the march, we will gather for a rally at the Ellipse. It is here we will make our demands to the new administration.

The Organizers of this Kickstarter do not receive free tickets unless tickets are gifted in their name. Brea Clark and Ernest Rando thank you for your time and efforts. Updates will be daily, please call (765-365-3452) or email Ernest ArkansasRising@gmail.com if you have any questions.