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Water Is Life Fundraiser in Support of Standing Rock ft. Members of Rising Appalachia & More!

This is a family-friendly fundraising event that will be held on October 10th, 2016, Indigenous Peoples Day. There will be music, speakers, a silent auction and raffle. There will also be local craft vendors, local environmental and social organizations who will be providing educational materials, and the venue will have food and beverages for purchase. 

TIckets available at the door. $10 minimum donation
Children 12 and under free

Performers include:
SANTOS GlocalSoul
plus other local artists

The Water of Life Fundraiser is an action to unite the people of western North Carolina, as well as our surrounding areas, to support and stand in solidarity with the Indigenous-led movement #NoDAPL at Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota. We are collecting donations and supplies to help sustain the camps throughout the winter.  

The money we raise at this event will fund the purchasing of supplies needed to sustain the camps at Standing Rock throughout the winter and fund the transport of supplies gathered to the site. Donations of winter boots, +5 and below sleeping bags, building materials, insulation, alternative heat and power resources, propane tanks and heaters, bulk dry foods and meats, large canned vegetables and beans are welcome. There are supply lists also available on the camp's Facebook pages: Sacred Stone Camp, Oceti Sakowin and Red warrior camp. More information also available at and Donations to the legal defense funds can be made directly to and 

If you are a local organization, community, school or business you are invited to set up a table to provide educational materials. Please email us if you are interested in vending or setting up an educational table at

It is our mission to raise awareness and to educate about the importance of clean, healthy water and the practices that threaten this necessary, life giving resource. This is the initial launch of the Water Is Life Movement here in Western North Carolina. We are an action and unity based movement. Stay involved and up to date via 

We look forward to working together to ensure that our children and the future generations will have healthy, clean water. Water is Life. It is time to let go of destructive, unsustainable energy practices. Please join us in the movement.

If you cannot attend, please feel free to donate via paypal at the link below: