Apache Stronghold Visits Graves Of Children Who Never Came Home

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Note: Join in solidarity with the Apache this Wednesday in Washington, DC from 11 AM to 2 PM at the West Lawn of the Capitol, 1st Street SW between Independence and Constitution for the Raly to Save Oak Flat.

Stronghold Convoy nears DC for repeal of law desecrating Oak Flat for copper mining.Rally to save Oak Flat poster

Carlisle, PA – The Apache Stronghold Convoy visited the graves of the children who never came home at Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania, remembering the Chiricahua Apache children who were held as prisoners of war.

“We need to know our history, where we have been will guide us to where we are going. ” said Wendsler Nosie Sr., Apache.

“The Apache Stronghold visited our relatives who never made it back home. It was a real emotional experience for all of us. The Chiricahua Apache children who were there did not arrive as students like other tribes, but arrived as Prisoners of War,” Nosie said after being present at the Carlisle Indian School cemetery.

The Apache Stronghold Convoy is enroute to Washington DC to demand repeal of the law which would desecrate the Apaches sacred Oak Flat with copper mining, which Sen. John McCain sneaked into the defense bill.

The Apache Stronghold will be in New York Times Square at noon today, Friday, July 17. It will be in DC on July 21 and 22 for a spiritual gathering. In DC, Ariz. Congressmen Raul Grijalva and others will join the Apache Stronghold to urge repeal of the law.

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