Ben­e­fit for North Dakota reser­va­tion on Satur­day

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - PREVIEW -

“Rhinebeck and Friends Stand with Stand­ing Rock,” a lo­cal ben­e­fit for the Stand­ing Rock Reser­va­tion of North Dakota, will take place Satur­day, Nov. 12, start­ing at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Mes­siah’s Done­gan Hall, 6436 Mont­gomery St., Rhinebeck.

All of the pro­ceeds raised from the event will be sent to the Sa­cred Stone Camp’s le­gal de­fense fund to sup­port its ef­fort to pro­tect its wa­ter from the Dakota Ac­cess Pipe­line, as well as pre­vent fur­ther de­struc­tion and des­e­cra­tion of tribal mem­bers’ sa­cred burial sites and cer­e­mo­nial lands that are in the pro­posed pipe­line’s path.

The event will in­clude a heal­ing arts ben­e­fit, a silent auc­tion and a ben­e­fit con­cert. The heal­ing arts ben­e­fit will in­clude prac­ti­tion­ers from acupunc­ture, cranio sacral ther­apy, mas­sage, re­flex­ol­ogy, Reiki, and more. This por­tion of the ben­e­fit will take place from 10 a.m. to 4:p.m. Com­mu­nity mem­bers may sam­ple the dif­fer­ent treat­ment modal­i­ties in 15-minute in­cre­ments for $1 per minute, or more if they can.

The ben­e­fit con­cert will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. and in­clude a num­ber of indige­nous speak­ers and per­for­mance artists. They will in­clude Lyla June John­ston, Bear Fox, Ak­we­sasne

Tra­di­tional Women’s Singers, Den­nis Yerry and other lo­cal artists. The sug­gested do­na­tion for the con­cert is $20.

In ad­di­tion, there will be a silent auc­tion from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. with do­nated art pieces, hand-crafted jew­elry and nu­mer­ous gift cer­tifi­cates from lo­cal restau­rants, prac­ti­tion­ers and oth­ers.

Call Phoenix Kawamoto at (845) 399-7081 or Suzu Kawamoto at (914) 275-8240 for more in­for­ma­tion.

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