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48th National Day of Mourning
Thu November 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Since 1970, Indigenous people 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 Indigenous 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 that Native people continue to experience.
48th NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING Thursday, November 23, 2017
12 Noon – Cole’s Hill
(hill above Plymouth Rock)
Unite with 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 the profit-driven destruction of the Earth.
We will show up in solidarity with Indigenous struggles throughout the world, and especially our relations in Puerto Rico & the Caribbean and Mexico suffering from hurricane and earthquake devastation compounded by colonialism.
No Drugs or Alcohol Allowed *** Pot-luck Social to Follow
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