10 June 2010
The National Day of Prayer to Protect Native
American Sacred Places is being observed at the Native American
Rights Fund on Monday, June 21, 2010
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 the
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
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.