Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Longest Walk Schedule of Events in DC

Drummers from California and Virginia enjoy welcoming walkers to Greenbelt Park. Photo Brenda Norrell

Highlights of Schedule:
Friday, July 11
7:30 am Converge at Malcolm X Park and walk to White House
1:30 pm: Walk to Capitol steps, Constitution Ave NE and Independence Ave SW
4:30 pm: Closing ceremony at Washington Monument. Presentation of sacred staffs and items
Walk to Sylvan Theater: Washington Monument, 15th St and Independence Ave SW
7:30 pm Honoring walkers; film tribute to Floyd Westerman and Vernon Bellecourt
Saturday, July 12
9:30 am: Water ceremony at Lincoln Memorial
Noon: Powwow at Nation Museum of the American Indian (4th St on DC Mall)
Sunday, July 13
10 am: Powwow at National Museum of American Indian
2 to 6 pm: Concert

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