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Tuesday afternoon the people of Grant County and across the country showed their solidarity with the Water Protecters of Standing Rock North Dakota as they object to a multi Billion Dollar large oil pipeline crossing underneath their only water source and through their sacred ground and burial sites. Generally known as DAPL (Dakota Access Pipe Line) the builders first brought their private enforcers with attack dogs but then local and state police took their place as official corporate enforcers.

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At its peak the turnout in Silver City reached 75 people lining both sides of Pope Street in front of Wells Fargo Bank, one of the active financiers of the pipeline. While many left and many arrived to replace them the attendance was high while an overwhelming response of honking horns in solidarity went on throughout the 2 hour event.

The lead photo is a 48x72 inch painting of the dog attack early on in the Protective Action by Silver City artist Tom Holt. The painting is not quite done and when it is Tom would like to auction it and contribute the proceeds to the Standing Rock Camp.


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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Hapkido Class
Insight Buddhist Meditation
Tai Chi Chuan
Gin Rummy
Wednesday Evening Al-Anon Family Group Meeting
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
Volunteer at The Bike Works 3-7pm
Tai Chi at Lotus Center
Blooming Lotus Meditation
Pet Central Thrift Store
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Qi Gung for Health at the Lotus Center
Fiber Arts Collective's Holiday Fiber Art Sale
Holiday Fiber Art Sale
Women's Al-Anon Meeting: Women Embracing Recovery
Pet Central Thrift Store
Hapkido Class
Community Bike Ride @ The Bike Works
Our PAws' Cause Thrift Store
25
Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Tai Chi Chuan
Fiber Arts Collective's Holiday Fiber Art Sale
Shop Small Saturday
Lighted Christmas Parade
Ecstatic Dance
26
Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
27
Hapkido Class
Tai Chi Chuan
Laughter Yoga at 1 p.m. at the Lotus Center
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Silver City Rotary Club Meeting
International Folk Dancing
Hapkido Class
Compassionate Friends Gathering
Tai Chi at Lotus Center
Wine & The Word @The Toad Brewery
Creative Writing for Beginners-free workshop
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store










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