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Standing Rock Heroes, Grandmother Regina Brave & Charles Whalen1

  • The Nakashima Foundation for Peace Arts Building, 1847 Aquetong Rd New Hope, Pennsylvania 18938 (map)

Oceti Sakowin (Standing Rock) Heroes, Grandmother Regina Brave and Charles Whalen’s Speaking Tour at Nakashima Foundation for Peace Conference Center, 1847 Aquetong Road, New Hope, PA 18938

Grandmother Regina Brave and her son, Charles Whalen, Oglala Lakota, will share their experience while standing against the Dakota Access Pipeline (Standing Rock Reservation, ND), through to their eviction while passively resisting removal on February 23, 2017; on the history of our native people, from the native perspective; about their role as indigenous peoples as protectors and caretakers of the earth; and about their vision of compassion, unity, healing, and peace. 

Grandmother Regina, a lifelong activist, participated in the occupation of Wounded Knee in the 70s. Charles Whalen, a certified addictions counselor, has worked for the tribe for many years. Both are dedicated to their local community and the global community. 

Suggested donation $15.00-$30.00, sliding scale. Tobacco offering, smudging, native prayer/blessing, potluck feast, and music (flute and/or drumming). Raffle.

If you cannot attend this event, please consider donating to Arrows 501(c)(3)’s Oceti Sakowin Heroes’ Fund via Pay Pal or credit card at the link below. And please share the info to help get the word out:

For more information call 267-808-0809 or email
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Nakashima Foundation for Peace/Woodworker

From their website: The Foundation was originally created in 1984 to collect funds to build Altars of Peace around the world, “small points of light encircling the globe.” The woodworking, buildings (minimalist, modern), and Japanese-style gardens are incredible. Tours of the Nakashima campus, the location of our event, are available on other dates and times (see website), but if you come to the event, you’ll be able to see for yourself, why their “fruit” has received international acclaim.