Standing Rock Workshops + Concert Benefit!
Saturday, January 7, 2017
advance tickets recommended!
12pm – 5pm workshops: $25, welcome to stay for the concert
5pm – 10pm concert: $10
No one turned away due to lack of funds, sliding scale tickets available at the door. CASH ONLY!
A day of art, music, meditation & skill shares to support Standing Rock’s Legal Defense.
The DAPL is stopped, at least for now – but legal expenses have just begun!
Join us to celebrate the successes of the Water Protectors at Standing Rock, and raise funds for their legal defense.
Check out our facebook event!
12-1 Sound Healing & Meditation with Michael Jay
1- 1:30 Breathwork with Ray K Moniz
1:30 – 2:00 Movement Healing with Wednesday Středa Sue
2-3 Mushroom Inoculation with @Franky Kush from Group Growing
3-4 Introduction to Local Medicinal Herbs with Cloud Naj of Wytchelm Botanica & Flower Power Herbs and Roots, Inc.
4-5 NO-DAPL Teach-In with Sioux Elders TBD
~*~ Bar Opens 5 PM~*~
VIBRATIONAL SUPPORT BY BADASS WOMEN
The construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, DAPL, was halted on December 4th at Standing Rock*. It was a victory for Indigenous sovereignty, for the protection of clean water, and for slowing climate change.
However, the 550 (as of this writing) Water Protectors who were arrested are now coming to trial, despite calls to dismiss charges. Trials are scheduled to continue through the spring, though hundreds of the defendants do not have a defense lawyer.** The ND state attorney has also called for those arrested to foot the approximately 17 million dollar bill for arrests and court costs.***
It may seem as if all is resolved for the Standing Rock Sioux and gathered supporters, but that is far from the case, legally or financially. Please join us!
59-61 East 4th Street, Between Bowery and 2nd Ave.
Fourth Floor, Buzzer #6
New York, NY 10003
*On December 4th, 2016 the United States Army Corps of Engineers announced that it is denying an easement to Dakota Access, LLC (Dakota Access) to drill under Lake Oahe and the Missouri River for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), until an Environmental Impact Statement is completed and alternative routes are explored. The pipeline is designed to transport crude oil.
**”Petitioners request out-of-state lawyers be allowed to represent protesters”, Bismark Tribune
***”Lawyers for Standing Rock Protesters are pleading for more help”, thinkprogress.org