American Indian Movement Dennis Banks Speaks Out
Longest Walk 2 • UC Berkeley Press Conference
February 11, 2008
Banks voiced outrage over the tens of thousands of native remains being held in boxes at the school and at other institutions. He called for the return of all burial remains to their communities. The Native American leader also demanded that the government cease its longest undeclared war, the war against all its Native Peoples.
Longest Walk 2 Begins with Ceremony & Support for Repatriation for California Tribal Nations
Press Conference: University of California Berkeley Denies Protection of Native Ancestral Remains and Sacred Objects
BERKELEY, Calif. -- On February 11, 2008, Indigenous Nations from around the country held a rally and press conference at the University of California Berkeley, to commence the Longest Walk 2 – a trans-continental walk for environmental protection and Native American rights. Participants of the Longest Walk 2 are embarking on a five- month journey on foot from San Francisco and will arrive in Washington, D.C. on July 11, 2008.
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