Photos from the Indigenous People's Rally and March Against Tribal Disenrollment Earlier This Week
Earlier this week, people took to the streets to protest tribal disenrollment, as Sydney Brownstone wrote about here on Slog. I recommend clicking on this audio I recorded while you look at the photos.
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Indigenous people from throughout Washington march through Seattle streets to protest tribal disenrollment. Alex Garland
A Native youth dances as the Sacred Water family sings traditional songs at Westlake Park. Alex Garland
Robert Upham, originally from Montana, speaks to the crowd with passion about the realities of disenrollment to tribal members. Alex Garland
Native youth march through Seattle holding signs in support of Nooksack 306 tribal members. Alex Garland
Sweetwater Nannauck speaks to those affected by tribal disenrollment. Alex Garland
A young activist takes to the streets. Alex Garland
Armbands showing support of the 306 people fighting disenrollment from the Nooksack tribe. Alex Garland
Matt Remle, editor and writer at Last Real Indians, a media outlet dedicated to lifting native voices, speaks to the crowd at the Norton building. Alex Garland
Carolyn Lubeneau, chairwoman of the Snoqualmie Tribe, addresses the crowd. Alex Garland
For more on this issue, here's a piece by city council member Debra Juarez on disenrollment.