Monday, September 24, 2007

Denver: Halt Columbus legacy, March Oct. 6, 2007

The Four Directions March, followed by massive rally at the State Capitol on Saturday October 6, 2007

March begins at 7:30 am/rally at 8:30

Protest of Columbus Day Parade 9:30-Noon. Rally to call for justice for Native peoples everywhere, for an end to the Colum-Bush legacy, repeal the Columbus holiday, call for an end to another Columbush imperial invasion in Iraq.

Stand Rock Out Columbus Day Concert, Thursday, October 4, 2007,Oriental Theater, 44th Ave at Tennyson. 7-midnight. Featuring Debajodel Agua and Savage Family, with other indigenous acts.

"Columbuscide - Denver, 2007 • 515 years of invasion, indigenous resistance and renewal." Art Festival, Opening Friday, October 5th,7pm Laughing Bean CafĂ©, 1025 N. Santa Fe Drive, Denver.

On Friday, October 5th, during the Friday night art walk in the Santa Fe Drive District, "Columbuscide - Denver, 2007 • 515 years of invasion, indigenous resistance and renewal," sponsored by the American Indian Movement of Colorado and Transform Columbus Day Alliance. The show will expose the deception, death and destruction embodied in the celebration of Columbus Day, which was born 100 years ago this year in Colorado. The show will also reflect the spirit of resistance of indigenous peoples to over 500 years of oppression and genocide in our homeland.It will express the spirit of resilience and dedication to freedom for future generations of indigenous peoples here in on Turtle Island.

Featuring work by American Indian artists, Russell Means, Lawrence Paul and other native and non-native artists who have provided their interpretation of the effects of imperialism, genocide, and oppression which began with Columbus' arrival and that continue today. The show is being hosted by The Laughing Bean, 1025 Santa Fe Drive, Denver.

This art show is part of a comprehensive series of events to oppose Columbus Day, and to express a constructive alternative to hateful Columbus legacy.

For more information on other events, visit: and

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