1. AIM Florida: WK 1973 Commemoration
2. Oglala Tribal Holiday Recognizing 1973 Liberation at Wounded Knee
Wounded Knee 1973 Commemoration
Once again, the American Indian Movement of Florida (Florida AIM) cordially
invites its members, friends, organizations in solidarity and supporters to
attend Florida AIM's Commemoration of the Liberation of Wounded Knee.
The commemoration will be held February 25th at 1:00 PM at North Straub Park
in downtown Saint Petersburg, FL
Speakers including Florida AIM Executive Director Sheridan Murphy,
Information Director Mark Madrid, North Florida Director David Narcomey,
Security Director George Garcia, Saint Augustine Director Michelle Davis,
State Support Group Coordinator Gloria Cox and Saint Petersburg Support Group
Coordinator Rebecca Johns
Mayoral candidate, APSP Chairman, and longtime ally of AIM and Indigenous
peoples Omali Yeshitela will also be slated to speak, providing his busy
schedule permits him too.
Bands including American Horse, which has played at numerous AIM benefits and
at the 15th State Conference will play. Other bands may also play.
Florida AIM will take the time to honor AIM members Buddy LaMonte, Frank
Clearwater and Pedro Bissonette-who gave their lives for this liberation.
Florida AIM will also take time to honor the more than 111 AIM members and
supporters killed in the struggle since 1971.
[source: NativeNews; Thu, 15 Feb 2001 13:45:33 -0500]
From: Robert Quiver <email@example.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2001 08:26:21 -0800
Oglala Sioux Tribal Holiday Recognizes Wounded Knee 1973 Protest
OST Ordinance No. 98-02
Day of Liberation
ORDINANCE OF THE OGLALA SIOUX TRIBAL COUNCIL
OF THE OGLALA
(An Unincorporated Tribe)
Approved by a vote of 15 to 1 on
January, 22 1998
ORDINANCE OF THE OGLALA SIOUX TRIBAL COUNCIL OF THE OGLALA SIOUX TRIBE
PROCLAIMING THE DAY OF FEBRUARY 27, 1973 AS A DAY OF LIBERATION FOR
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN NORTH AMERICA, ACKNOWLEDGING THE WOUNDED KNEE PROTEST
AS A HISTORIC AND CULTURAL EVENT WHICH BROUGHT ATTENTION TO INDIAN ISSUES
AND INDIAN SOVEREIGNTY THROUGHOUT NORTH AMERICA.
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