Saturday, September 28th  at Gichi Ode’ Akiing, Duluth, MN

 

Noon: Arrivals

welcome drums, registration, snacks, vendors, kids’ activities

1:30 pm: Rally

speakers from across the Stop Line 3 movement

2:30 pm: March

powerful march thru Canal Park with drums, song and art, will begin and end at park

4:00 pm: Gichi-gami Gathering
round dance for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women/MMIW, community meal, educational workshops, music by Jeffrey James, silk screening, vendors, community organizations, interactive art

5:45 pm: Closing Prayer

closing prayer and travel song

6:00 pm: Farewell

buses will begin arriving for our return trip

Please note

Parts of this event are ceremonial and you will be asked not to take pictures or recordings during these portions. Please listen for these requests and respect them.

What should you bring?

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  • A feast bundle (set of reusable dishes) and a water bottle if possible to make our event zero waste (we’ll also have disposable plates/etc if you forget).

  • We will have live screen printing, so bring a shirt or piece of fabric to print on!

  • There will be a variety of local artists selling their work so be sure to bring cash, not plastic.

  • Lots of layers! Duluth weather is unpredictable this time of year, so dress warm and in layers. Bring rain gear. We’re stopping Enbridge rain or shine!

  • We kindly request that you leave your canine companions at home for this event.

Accessibility information
 
  • There will be electric vehicles shuttling people up and down the park during the festival and also for folks who need assistance in the march

  • There will be ASL interpretation for the speakers, songs, and chants at the rally and march

  • There will be a ADA accessible port-a-john in the park

  • There will be a private tent in the first aid area available for breastfeeding mothers or for those who may need to lay down

  • If you have other needs, we encourage you to reach out to us at: gichigami.access@gmail.com