Monday March 13th
Benefit for Unist’ot’ten Camp
Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship: 1207 Ellsworth St
Freda Huson Spokesperson of the Unist'ot'en Camp, Dini Ze Smogelgem, and Unist'ot'en Hereditairy chiefs Weli - Catherine, Lht'at'en - Doris, Maskibu - Helen will be in Bellingham as part of their "Stop the Pipelines, Start the Music Tour".
The event is a fundraiser dinner with live music to raise funds for the third phase of the Healing Center at the Unist'ot'en Camp. The Healing Center is a three-story lodge dedicated to healing from the impacts of colonization. It sits in the direct GPS coordinates of multiple proposed pipelines that the Unist'ot'en Clan have been directly stopping for the past 8 years.
Freda and Smogelgem are incredible leaders and amazing speakers. This is the first time they have traveled with elders and hereditary chiefs from their nation. Getting to hear these people speak is a rare opportunity you won't want to miss!
Dinner will begin at 6 pm, the speaking and music portion of the event will begin at 7 pm! $20 dollar suggested donation at the door. Artists include Tim McHugh, Zaia Grace and more! There will also be a silent auction!
The event is sponsored by the Bellingham NoDAPL Coalition, and co-sponsored by the Bellingham Unitarian Environmental and Social Justice Committee