By United American Indians of New England/LPSG

Since 1970, Native Americans have gathered at noon on Cole’s Hill in Plymouth to commemorate a National Day of Mourning on
the US thanksgiving holiday. Many Native Americans do not celebrate the arrival of the Pilgrims and other European settlers.

Thanksgiving day is a reminder of the genocide of millions of Native people, the theft of Native lands, and the relentless assault
on Native culture. Participants in National Day of Mourning honor Native ancestors and the struggles of Native peoples to survive
today. It is a day of remembrance and spiritual connection as well as a protest of the racism and oppression which Native Americans continue to experience.

Thursday, November 26, 2009
12 Noon
Cole’s Hill (the hill above Plymouth Rock)
Plymouth, Massachusetts

Join us as we dedicate the 40th National Day of Mourning to our brother, Native political prisoner Leonard Peltier. Add your voice to the millions world-wide who demand his freedom. Help us in our struggle to create a true awareness of Native peoples and demonstrate the unity of Indigenous peoples internationally.

Help shatter the untrue glass image of the Pilgrims and the unjust system based on racism, sexism, homophobia and war.

For More Information Contact:
United American Indians of New England/LPSG
Phone: (617) 522-6626
Absolutely No Drugs or Alcohol Allowed
Pot-luck Social to Follow

Please send Donations via Metacom Education Project,
284 Amory Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

~ by wheresthemic on November 25, 2009.

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