Friday in Washington D.C. was the Indigenous Peoples March and surely there was a lot of Indigenous worldwide pride being demonstrated in our nation's capital!
Here are a selection of #IndigenousPeoplesMarch / #IPMDC19 pics & videos.
Indian Country Today associate editor Vincent Schilling, Akwesasne Mohawk, posted to our Indian Country Today social media accounts throughout the day.
Videos by reporter / producer Jourdan Bennett-Begaye
Details for Attendees regarding The Indigenous Peoples March
When: Friday, Jan. 18, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Begins with an opening prayer at the Department of Interior Building, located at 1849 C Street NW in Washington, D.C. and ends with a rally at the Lincoln Memorial.
Who: Everyone is invited to participate! Bring warm winter clothes, a reusable water bottle, food, and blankets for the rally.
Why: Human rights must be respected. It’s time to end the genocide and begin listening to the wisdom of Indigenous peoples.
How: We gather together, we march, we educate! Bring signs and banners, but nothing mounted on wood, metal sticks, or posts for safety reasons. Service pets only, please.
More information is available here:#IPMDC19 INFO indigenouspeoplesmovement.com
Follow Indian Country Today’s associate editor Vincent Schilling (Akwesasne Mohawk) on Twitter - @VinceSchilling