National Day of Prayer to Protect Native Sacred Places
The National Day of Prayer to Protect Native American Sacred Places is
being observed at the Native American Rights Fund on Monday, June 21,
The public is welcome to a sunrise ceremony that will be held on
NARF's front lawn beginning at 6:00 a.m. The program is expected to
last for one hour with a prayer ceremony. Community members have
been invited to speak, as well as other NARF staff. Speakers will be
followed by a moment of silence to show concern for the sacred places
that are being damaged and destroyed today.
The Native American Rights Fund is headquartered at 1506 Broadway in
Boulder, Colorado. NARF extends an open invitation to its program and
requests that participants bring a chair or a blanket to the front
lawn and to bring food and/or beverages to share at the completion of
As part of its mission, the Native American Rights Fund advocates for
sacred site protection, religious freedom efforts and cultural rights.
NARF attorneys and staff participate in local and national gatherings
and discussions about how to protect lands that are sacred and
precious to Native Americans.
The Native American Rights Fund utilizes its resources to protect
First Amendment rights of Native American religious leaders, prisoners
and members of the Native American Church, and to assert tribal rights
to cultural property and human remains, in compliance with the Native
American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
Please join us! If you have any questions please contact Rose
Cuny at 303-447-8760.
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