Midwest Mobilize: Stop Line 3 & 5 Friday, March 26 @ noon ET
We'll share great music, learn about why Line 3 is Michigan -
and everyone's fight, and get updated on Line 5.
Midwest Mobilize: Stop Line 3 & 5
Friday, March 26
NOON ET | 9 AM PT 11 AM CT | 10 AM MT
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Zoom (RSVP) & FB Live via Earthwork Music page.
Speakers: Line 3 Frontline Speaker, Sean McBrearty (Oil & Water Don't Mix), Gerardo Reyes (Circle Pines Center), Kalamazoo Remembers Speaker, Pun Plamondon (Storyteller), Yebishawn OldShield (Match E Ba Nash E Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians).
MC: Samantha Cooper
Music: Annie Humphrey, Joe Reilly & Seth Bernard. Speakers: Line 3 Speaker, Sean McBrearty (Oil & Water Don’t Mix), Gerardo Reyes (Circle Pines), Kalamazoo Remembers Speaker, Pun Plamondon (Storyteller), Yebishawn Old Shield (Match E Ba Nash E Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians). MC: Samantha Cooper (Earthwork Music)
Poster by Brek Rosengren.
"Flow" Photograph by Ken Campbell
*This fundraiser goes to the Giniw Collective & The Line 3 Legal Defense Fund
Annie Humphrey is an Anishinaabe singer/songwriter from the Leech Lake Indian Reservation.
Joe Reilly is a singer, songwriter, social worker, and educator from Michigan who writes songs from his heart.
A longtime steward of Michigan’s music community, Seth has launched the Earthwork Music Collective, the Clean Water Campaign for Michigan and Title Track, a non-profit organization engaging creative practice to work for clean water, racial equity, and youth empowerment.
Yebishawn Old Shield: Anungooqua. Wolf clan. I’m a federal recognized with Match E Ba Nash E Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, Bradley MI. I’m also apart of the 3 Fires Midewiwin Lodge, Cedar Wi. I reside on Bodewadmik Aki (Potawatomi land) Wayland MI
Pun Plamondon, Author: Larry Pun Plamondon is an enrolled member of the Grand River Bands of Ottawa, and Turtle Clan. He is a tradition bearer through storytelling, and a retired pow wow master of ceremonies. He is a former Tribal Council member and First Nations Advocate. Plamondon is an author (LOST FROM THE OTTAWA). In an earlier life he co-founded the radical White Panther Party, was a FBI 10 Most Wanted fugitive, and successful US Supreme Court litigant. His Supreme Court victory stopped the Nixon Administration from wiretapping domestic dissidents without a warrant.
Sean McBrearty, Oil & Water Don’t Mix: A broad based coalition working together to protect the Great Lakes from the aging Enbridge Line 5 oil pipeline that crosses the Straits of Mackinac.
Earthwork Music: “Encouraging community healing through collective musicianship. We believe in the intrinsic power of music to raise both community and self-awareness.”
Kalamazoo Remembers: “Remembering the devastation caused by the 2010 Kalamazoo River oil spill, we work in partnership to prevent irreversible atrocity to the Great Lakes watershed and all Life.”
Circle Pines Center: “A non-profit 501(c)3 education and recreation center. We run a children's summer camp and year round retreat center. The mission of Circle Pines is to teach peace, social justice, environmental stewardship and cooperation. The center aims to demonstrate cooperative alternatives for economic and social issues, and to teach cooperation as a way of life.”
Honor The Earth: Honor the Earth is a Native-led organization, est. by Winona LaDuke and Indigo Girls Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, in 1993. They are part of the Stop The Money Coalition to #stopline3”
Clean Water Campaign For Michigan: “Using storytelling and music to amplify the groundswell of public support for clean water issues in Michigan, this campaign is driven by Michiganders from all walks of life who share a similar priority: protection of our water. A program of Title Track.”
Kalamazoo Stands With Standing Rock: “This Page is for the Kalamazoo Region to maintain connection with information, photos, discussions, planned trips all lending support to stopping the DAPL”