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SAVE THE DATE: Fukushima Rememberance 3/11/17

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Fukushima Rememberance: Saturday, March 11, 2017.  Walk with Jun-san and the Peace Walkers.  Meet Saturday, 10:30 am at Croton Train Station. Proceed to Peekskill Riverfront Green.  Program afterwards at 1:45 pm at Peekskill Presbyterian  Church. The latest details are as follows:

Water Walk for Life (UPDATED 1/7/17)
Dates: Sat. March 4th thru Sat. March 11th, 2017 (8 days)

Join this march beginning 3/4/17— for a few hours or a few days… in solidarity with Standing Rock, with prayers for the water at risk from pipelines slated for this region (Pilgrim & Spectra AIM).

Route: Beginning in Carteret, NJ with Water Ceremony by Seneca & Onondaga Nations, the walk continues northward through NJ, to the Ramapo-Lenape of Split Rock-Sweetwater Prayer Camp (Mahwah, NJ) for a Tobacco Ceremony. Walk proceeds through Rockland County, to Indian Point Nuclear Plant for vigil observing Fukushima Nuclear Disaster 6th Anniversary, followed by Water Ceremony at Peekskill Landing Park. Walk concludes with potluck & speakers at local church. (Exact route details in development/TBA. Potluck & speakers at evening stops).

This walk is being led by Jun-San, an international activist and founder of the Grafton Peace Pagoda of the Nipponzan Myohoji Buddhist order.
(All groups/individuals in alliance with this Water Walk prayer are welcome to participate). See Facebook page ‘Waterwalkforlife’ for periodic updates

(Route/schedule as of 1/3/17, portions pending)

Water Walk for Life Schedule (3/4/17 – 3/11/17) 

DAY 1:   3/4/17 (Sat) 10:00am:  Carteret, NJ

meetup: Carteret Waterfront Park (near Linden) 200 Middlesex Ave., Carteret, NJ 07008

(Water Ceremony with Seneca/Onondaga members)

—> Union, NJ

—> (evening/TBA)

DAY 2:   3/5/17 (Sun) 9:00am:  Maplewood, NJ

—> (Montclair)

—> Little Falls, NJ

—> (evening/TBA) 

DAY 3:   3/6/17 (Mon) 9:00am:  Little Falls, NJ

—> Oakland, NJ

—> (evening potluck & speakers/details TBA)

DAY 4:   3/7/17 (Tue) 9:00am:  Oakland, NJ

—> 12:30:  Split Rock-Sweetwater Prayer Camp, 95 Halifax Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430

                       (Tobacco Ceremony with Ramapough Lenape Nation)

—> Suffern, NY

—> (evening potluck & speakers/Ramapough Tribal Office/details TBA) 

DAY 5:   3/8/17 (Wed) 9:00am:  Suffern, NY

—> Upper Nyack, NY

—> (evening potluck & speakers/Fellowship of Reconciliation, 521 N Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960)

DAY 6:   3/9/17 (Thur) 9:00am:  Nyack, NY

—> Pray for Indian Point Nuclear Plant from opposite side of Hudson River)

—> (evening potluck & speakers/Stony Point Center, 17 Cricketown Road, Stony Point, New York 10980)

DAY 7:    3/10/17 (Fri) 7:00am:   Stony Point Center, NY

—> 8:45am:  Haverstraw, NY ~ ~ ~ ~ —>FERRY TO OSSINING

—> 9:05am:  Ossining, NY

—> Croton-on-Hudson, NY

—> (evening/TBA)

DAY 8:   3/11/17 (Sat) 9:00am:  Croton-on-Hudson, NY

—> before 9:00am meetup at:  Foodtown, 2005 Albany Post Rd., Croton-On-Hudson, NY 10520

—> 9:00am meetup at:  Cortland Station

—> 11:00am:  Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (Fukushima 6th Anniversary vigil, crane ceremony)

—> 12:40pm:  Peekskill Landing Riverfront Green Park (Water Ceremony with Seneca/Onondaga members)

—> 2:00pm:    Peekskill Presbyterian Church, 75 Park Place, Peekskill, NY 10566 (potluck & speakers/concluding circle)

For more information:  

Facebook page for updates: https://www.facebook.com/Waterwalkforlife/

Email:  Janet at Waterwalkforlife@aol.com  ~

Email from February 1st onwardsAyumi at  ayumitemlock@gmail.com

Grafton Peace Pagoda: 518-658-9301* (*Between Feb. 10 & March 3 only)

During walk: Jules Orkin at 201-566-8403

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