On May 20th during the Occupy Oakland General Assembly a representative of the Winnemem Wintu tribe requested support for their War Dance. The War Dance will take place on May 24-27, which they hope will convince the Forest Service to close the river for their Coming of Age ceremony.
The tribe is located by the Shasta Lake near Redding California. On the first right after passing the Shasta Lake bridge, about 14 miles from the i5 Freeway.
For more details and directions please watch the video below:
The tribe’s website is: http://www.winnememwintu.us/
* Video Recorded by: Mollie