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It was one year ago this morning that Roy Wayne Bernal (Black Shouting Water) went to Spirit.

Roy was a warrior for his people, a leader, someone who successfully walked in both worlds his entire life and made a difference while doing so. He was also Wings's brother.

But while the latter part of his identity is what was most important to us, the impact of the former is what's felt by Indians around the country, even if they've never heard his name. The imprint of his life enfolds Indian Country like a blanket, and in ways large and small, he dedicated his life to protecting and preserving the people and traditions he loved so much.

With that in mind, I've chosen for today news stories that touch on causes and issues that would have had particular resonance for Roy: the environment, justice, sovereignty, respect for our ancestors, and preservation of cultural traditions and customs. None of them has anything to do with Taos Pueblo, but all concern topics that were important to him.

Today's edition is dedicated to the memory of Roy Bernal.

ENVIRONMENT:  NAVAJO NATION BLOCKS WATE MINING'S RADIOACTIVE PLANS

 photo SalazarSigningNavajoNationUraniumBan_zps9fdafd4a.jpg The Navajo Nation Department of Justice [NNDOJ] has rejected Wate Mining Company's request to transport uranium across tribal lands.

Decades of disease and death were visited upon Dinetah in the form of uranium mining and processing, leaving a toxic legacy of illness and environmental damage. It's one of the reasons for the extremely high incidence of certain cancers and other diseases and the high mortality rates in Navajoland. The Navajo Nation has banned all uranium mining activities within its borders.

Now, Wate Mining Company is eyeing a parcel of land in Northern Arizona's Coconino County and seeing dollar signs. The land itself is state-owned and could easily be sold to the company, but there's one hitch: The parcel is completely enclosed by Navajo tribal lands, an area known as Big Boquillas Ranch. To get any financial return, the company would have to get the ore from the Coconino County parcel to its processing center in Blanding, Utah — and the only way to do that is to get permission to drive massive trucks filled with uranium ore across Navajo Nation lands.

Fortunately, the NNDOJ and other tribal authorities have rejected any such activity.

From the reporting, it appears that Wate was trying to pull a fast one (I know that shocks you). It appears that the company was prepared to let the state think it had gotten tribal permission while not even filing a request with the tribe at all — apparently operating on the assumption that, once in possession of the uranium-rich parcel, it could simply begin driving trucks to Blanding:

Documents filed with the Arizona State Land Department indicate Wate Mining had requested approval from the Navajo Nation for the proposed access route, but the tribe said it has nothing on record showing that, nor does the state have access to the property.

"We have no intention of allowing them to cross Navajo lands unless they have appropriate access rights," Navajo Deputy Attorney General Dana Bobroff said in an email.

[Company spokesperson Kris] Hefton declined to comment on road access and whether the Navajo Nation’s stance would impede the project.

The company seems to think that its assurance of "dozens of jobs" (yes, dozens, not even hundreds, and certainly not guaranteed to Navajo workers) is sufficient compensation for this:
Wate Mining’s proposal would have seven trucks per day hauling uranium ore from the mine site over 1.5 years. The mine would operate five days per week, extracting 70,000 tons of ore that would produce 1.1 million pounds of processed uranium, or yellow cake.
Even more interesting is the studied obliviousness of the company's spokesperson.  Despite the obvious threshold question of whether there's even a reason to buy the parcel in the first place, Hefton told reporters, "We’d like to get this started as soon as we can."

The assumptions packed into that one little sentence, and the accompanying overweening sense of privilege, are telling.

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HISTORY:  HIGHWAY PROJECT UNEARTHS UTAH'S OLDEST ANCESTRAL SITE YET

 photo UtahArtifacts_zps2c687678.jpg The latest excavation conducted as part of a 33-mile highway project in southern Utah has uncovered a trove of ancient Indian artifacts.

Throughout the course of the project, some fifteen ancient sites have been unearthed, including ruins such as pit houses and troves of arrowheads, pottery, and even dinosaur fossils. The latest, involving a planned eight-mile stretch of road, appears to be the oldest found in Utah to date. Some of the projectiles have been carbon-dated to 10,000 B.C.E., while fossilized teeth from nine separate species are estimated to be some 200 million years old.

The Utah Department of Transportation appears to be handling the entire operation responsibly: They not only called in archaeologists and paleontologists to handle the excavation and ensure that nothing was damaged or lost, they also brought members of the Shivwits Band of Paiute Indians, who are the likely descendants of these ancient ancestors, to oversee the entire process. The presence and involvement of the Shivwits makes proper repatriation of both artifacts and any remains that may yet be discovered much more likely.

For those with a special interest in archaeology and paleontology, I recommend reading the entire linked article. I obviously can't vouch for its accuracy on scientific points, but it contains a wealth of detailed information as a starting point for additional reading.

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MORE NDN NEWS and Latest Updates on Kossack Regional Meet-Up News Below the Frybead Thingey

AFTER 150 YEARS, MASSACRE VICTIMS' REMAINS GIVEN TRADITIONAL BURIAL

 photo LarryNeamanShoshoneSpiritualElder_zps317df1b0.jpg On May 25, the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation gave a traditional burial to the remains of four ancestors — two of whom were teenagers at the time of their murders — massacred by U.S. volunteer forces at Bear River 150 years ago.

The Bear River Massacre was one of the most brutal attacks on Indians in U.S. history. On January 29, 1863, U.S. Army Colonel Patrick Edward Connor led a force of some 200 members of the 3rd California Volunteers regiment in a vicious sneak attack on the Shoshone winter camp. They slaughtered more than 300 Indians, including some 90 women and children — but not before raping the women. They also stole the Indians' horses and other property, and set fire to the encampment, including the homes. [Note: Some Shoshone dispute the numbers, which come from white sources, putting the death count near 500. All agree on one thing, though: It was the single largest recorded loss of Indian life in one day at the hands of non-Indians.]

The remains were returned under the legal framework of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act [NAGPRA]. The Smithsonian Institution had been holding two sets of the remains; the third was held by the federal government; and the fourth was apparently in the possession of the state of Utah. Nine days ago, all four sets of remains were taken by Shoshone tribal members to sacred land near the Idaho border, buried in the traditional manner, and left unmarked to discourage plundering.

"(It is) something as a respect for them because they walked on the Earth before we did," said Larry Neeman [sic], an elder of the Northwestern Shoshone tribe. "This is mostly our sacred ground here. They'll be protected here, they'll be watched over."

According to Shoshone tradition, the burial allows for the dead's bodies and spirits to reunite. Neeman [sic] hopes that Saturday's ceremony will both honor his ancestors and teach the tribe what must be passed on to future generations.

If you haven't yet done so, I highly recommend reading "Forgotten on Memorial Day," by Meteor Blades. It will add some much-needed perspective to this story.

[Note: Accompanying the various news articles are photos showing the burial of the covered remains. Since Shoshone traditions are not my own, it seemed only respectful to refrain from posting any of the actual burial photos here. The photo included here is of Larry Neaman, the Northwestern Shoshone elder who presided over the burial itself.]

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DOJ REPORT INDICATES IMPROVED COLLABORATION WITH TRIBES ON CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS

 photo TracyToulou_zpsa2f5b8ef.jpg After decades of complaints from tribes, the U.S. department of Justice has released a report showing an "unprecedented" level of collaboration and cooperation with tribal nations in the area of law enforcement and criminal prosecutions.

Overall caseloads increased annually from 1,091 cases filed in fiscal year 2009 to 1,677 in fiscal year 2012, representing a nearly 54 percent increase, the Justice Department report, "Indian Country Investigations and Prosecutions," released Thursday, said.
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Overall, a substantial majority of Indian Country criminal cases opened by U.S. attorney offices were prosecuted, the report said.
If true, we might be witnessing the beginning of a new era in criminal justice in Indian Country. The key, as always, however, will be "collaboration": The federal government's definition generally departs widely from — when it's not directly at odds with — tribal perceptions of what the word means.

However, some tribal representatives seem encouraged by recent progress. According to Brent Leonhard, an attorney with Oregon's Umatilla Nation, "They've taken their responsibility much more seriously than before." That perception may be borne out by the language of the report itself:

"The Department recognizes that in many cases the tribal government is best positioned to effectively investigate and prosecute crime occurring in its own community," an executive summary in the report declared. Indeed, one purpose of the 2010 act was to expand tribal sentencing authority.

The report notes that its data cover only offenses reported to the FBI and federal prosecutors. "Notably absent are the majority of criminal offenses committed, investigated, and prosecuted in tribal communities — namely, those adjudicated in tribal justice systems."

Despite the expected gaps in the data, the fact that the Executive Summary immediately notes the centrality of tribal involvement is a big step. What remains to be seen is whether these are "just words" or an actual change in the culture of federal/tribal relations.

It appears that the report itself has been released to news media, but is not yet available publicly on the DOJ Web site. When it is released to the wider public, I'll review it to see whether this story bears revisiting in the short term.

[Pictured above, second from right: Tracy Toulou (Colville Confederated Tribes), Director, Office of Tribal Justice, U.S. Department of Justice.]

 

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:: COMMUNITY BUILDING UPDATES ::
Let's build communities!

Every region needs a meatspace community like SFKossacks.
We take care of each other in real life.
I urge YOU to take the lead and organize one in your region.
Please tell us about it if you do and we're here for advice.


THINK GLOBALLY, ACT LOCALLY

Click >>>HERE to see a list of all the regional Kossack groups that have organized for social and activism events. There are handy links to contact each organizer to join.

>>>Instructions on HOW TO FORM A NEW DAILY KOS GROUP

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:: Events Currently on the Books for ALL Kossacks ::
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Maryland Kossacks
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Sunday, June 9th

Maryland, N Virginia, DC Kossacks Meet-up

TIME: 12:30 PM
LOCATION: Union Station Food Court
50 Massachusetts Ave., NE • Washington, DC

ORGANIZER: Send JamieG from Md a kosmail to attend.

RSVPs:
1. JamieG from Md
2. STI
3. Sreeizzle2012
4. mollyd
5. pademocrat
6. memofromturner
7. dcatalin
8. Bronx59
9. VeenaS1
10. JG in MD
11. JanetT in MD
12. Uncle Cosmo
13. stevenwag
14. Gordon20024
Maybees:
liz dexic
agrenadier
billlaurelMD
Something the dog said
Latest diary: Virginia/DC/Maryland meetup, June 9th
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Saturday, June 15th

SFKossacks Visit The New Exploritorium!
TIME: 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Exploratorium [Get Tickets]
Pier 15 • San Francisco

Dinner Afterward
TIME: 5:30 PM
LOCATION: [TBD]
Near Pier 15 • San Francisco

ORGANIZER: Send navajo a kosmail to attend.

RSVPs:
1. belinda ridgewood
2. TLO™
3. remembrance
4. Glen the Plumber
5. Lorikeet
Maybees:
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Saturday, June 15th

Los Angeles Kossacks Roll Out the Red Carpet for navajo

TIME: 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Saladang Song
383 S Fair Oaks Ave • Pasadena

ORGANIZER: Send Dave in Northridge a kosmail to attend.

RSVPs:
1. Dave in Northridge
2. navajo
3. jakedog42
4. azazello
5. Mrs. azazello
6. SanFernandoValleyMom
7. susans
8. otoelbc
9. Zack from the SFV
10. mangolind
11. mangolind's Shaun
Maybees:
CSPAN Junkie
Otoelbc's brother
Latest diary: LA Kossacks: Meetup: June 15, 5 PM, Pasadena, Saladang Song
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These tables have been organized for our groups to connect during NN13 in the plenary sessions. This is where the opening and closing keynotes take place along with many noon-time-speaking events. Box lunches are sometimes provided and it's great to have a place reserved with familiar faces. If you're attending you're invited to start a table or sit at any of the established ones. Just let me know in the comments or send me a Kosmail. Please note: This is not assigned seating. You may sit at any of the reserved tables at any time. I plan to move around and mingle. There will be over 2500 people there so being able to find each other is nice.

Netroots Nation 2013 in San Jose: Plenary Session Table Reservations

SFKossacks:
1. side pocket √
2. mrs. side pocket √
3. kimoconnor √
4. citisven
5. lineatus √
6. Cali Scribe
7. Glen the Plumber √
8. remembrance √
9. jotter √
10. aha aha √
SFKossacks:
1. Lusty √
2. RainyDay √
3. norm √
4. catilinus √
5. Lorikeet √
6. madhaus
7. boatsie
8. maggiejean √
9. paradise50 √
10. smileycreek √
SFKossacks:
1. Kamakhya √
2. dharmasyd √
3. Ebby
4. Bustergirl
5. highacidity √
6. sfbaytransplant
7. Senor Unoball
8. paradox
9. slouching √
10. shanikka
SFKossacks:
1. edrie √
2. Jeff in CA
3. Mrs. Jeff in CA
4. mber √
5. Susie Raye √
6. vcmvo2 (Honorary)
7. N in Seattle (Honorary) √
8. dangoch √
9. timethief
10. ceebee7 √
SFKossacks:
1. Malacandra
2. Cedwyn √
3. pixxer
4. Sreeizzle2012 (Honorary)
5. BentLiberal
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
Central Valley Kossacks:
1. tgypsy
2. Kestrel √
3. Caddis Fly √
4. Sychotic1
5. peregrine kate (honorary)
6. ProvokingMeaning (honorary)
7. mrsgoo √ (mrgoo √)
8. ToKnowWhy √
9. MaKettle √
10.
Texas Kossacks:
1. nomandates √
2. texasmom √
3. texasdad √
4. doraphasia
5. krwheaton
6. TexMex √
7. cosette
8. mr. cosette
9. cosette jr.
10.
Los Angeles Kossacks:
1. Shockwave
2. jakedog42 √
3. susans √
4. murphy
5. gmats
6. Susan
7.
8.
9.
10.
NYC and beyond:
1. sidnora √
2. belinda ridgewood √
3. hayden
4. Todd Beeton
5. theroaringgirl √
6. thankgodforairamerica √
7. devtob √
8. LuLu √
9. chicklet √
10.
Community Quilt Project:
1. Sara R √
2. winglion √
3. loggersbrat √
4. ramara (Arizona) √
5. Horace Boothroyd III √
6. linkage √
7. watercarrier4diogenes
8.
9.
10.
Military Community Members:
1. DaNang65
2. drnatrl
3. angelajean √
4. exlrrp (Maybe)
5. ccasas
6. llbear (Maybe)
7.
8.
9.
10.
Cheers & Jeers Readers:
1. vicki √
2. Sharoney √
3. Spousal Unit √
4. brillig √
5. mik √
6. K1 √
7. cskendrick
8. Arenosa √
9. SanDiegoDem
10. PerfectStormer √

Gay Men of ANY Certain Age:
1. gizmo59
2. gizmo59's partner?
3. Dave in Northridge √
4. Steveningen
5. scaboni?
6. cooper888 √
7. gotmooned √
8. FogCityJohn √
9. slksfca
10. sfbob √ (Plus TrapperSF √, dinner only)
Native American Netroots:
1. navajo √
2. Meteor Blades
3. 4Freedom √
4. no way lack of brain
5. translatorpro √
6. Kitsap River √
7. Charles Curtis Stanley √
8. TheFatLadySings
9. TFLS's guest
10. TFLS's guest

Netroots for the Troops:
1. TexDem √
2. Velovixen √
3. bsegel √
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
Misc:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
raines √
ukiyo √
Megan √
Mr. sidnora √

Those with the √ have RSVP'd for the dinner below, you can join us also.
Just say in the comments or Kosmail me.

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Wednesday, June 19th

Cheers & Jeers - * New Day * Dinner

TIME: 5:30 PM
LOCATION: The Brit (Britannia Arms)
173 W. Santa Clara St. (walking distance from Conv. Center) • Downtown San Jose

Every year since 2007, Common Sense Mainer has organized a dinner for the readers of Cheers & Jeers who attend Netroots Nation. It has grown every year. Last year we had over 100 Kossacks attend. CSM always chooses a restaurant willing to handle a large crowd WITH SEPARATE CHECKS. (!?!) Yes, I know, hard to believe but it's worked the last several years. This year CSM has negotiated with The Brit for a special menu and separate checks are secured. If you'd like to join us please leave a comment in this diary and you'll be put on the RSVP list below. This year * New Day * and SFKossacks are co-hosting. All regional groups are invited to attend in addition to the loyal C&J following that Bill and Michael have.

ORGANIZER: Send navajo a kosmail to attend or leave a comment.

And the above event is followed by the official opening event featuring Howard Dean:

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Wednesday, June 19th

Liquid Courage party to open NN13

Our friends at the Courage Campaign have announced that they’re throwing a party to open Netroots Nation 2013. Gov. Howard Dean will be there!

TIME: 7:30 - 9:30 PM
LOCATION: The Tech Museum

201 South Market St. (walking distance from Conv. Center) • Downtown San Jose
Arrive early on Wednesday to pick up your credentials at the Convention Center which will get you into the Liquid Courage event. You can let them know you're coming on their facebook page.

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Do You Need a Power Scooter or Chair at NN13?


TheFatLadySings is working with Eric at Netroots Nation to try to assemble a fleet of power scooters and power chairs that can be reserved and rented by those who need them at a discount. We need to assess how many people will make use of this service. Please Kosmail TheFatLadySings with your needs for NN13.
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American Indian Caucus
DATE: Thursday, June 20th
TIME: 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
ROOM: TBD
EVERYONE IS WELCOME!
You can let us know you're attending at our facebook event page.
linkage has volunteered to video record this event and we'll be able to provide it in our caucus recap.

Our speakers this year include:

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Actor Michael Horse and Pennie Opal Plant: Michael was at Wounded Knee and participates heavily in the national American Indian Community. Pennie addressed the huge crowd at a climate change event in San Francisco this spring. Her activism focuses on protesting the Keystone XL pipeline.
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Corrina Gould: A member of the Ohlone tribe that inhabited the East Bay before the European invaders. Corrina fights to protect Glen Cove (Sogorea Te), a sacred shellmound burial ground and village site on the Carquinez Strait in Vallejo, CA from development.
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Native Vote:
Why Winning Indian Country Matters to You

DATE: Thursday, June 20th
TIME: 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
ROOM: TBD

This panel of Native Vote organizers and strategists will engage participants on why winning Indian country is vital to all people, not just one demographic. How do the political and public policy interests of Native Vote intersect with larger voting blocs? How can progressives ensure that Native issues and the Native community are addressed and well-represented?

Moderator: Prairie Rose Seminole
Panelists: Peggy Flanagan, Kevin Killer and Meteor Blades

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Community Quilt Project

Community Quilt Project NN13 Flash Mob Photo


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smileycreek is organizing and asking all Community Quilt recipients to bring their quilts to NN13. We'll assemble at a pre-designated location and time for a group photo with one of the NN13 professional photographers. It will be a group hug celebrating one of the most beloved community building projects we have here at Daily Kos with Sara R and winglion at the center of it. navajo and Glen the Plumber are going to scout out and select a location in advance for all to meet with their quilts for a memorable photo opportunity. Stay tuned.
Date: Saturday, June 22nd
Time: 6:00 PM after the closing keynote
Exact location: TBD
linkage has volunteered to video record this event and do interviews of the quilt owners.
1. paradise50
2. Dave in Northridge
3. remembrance
4. BeninSC (not attending, quilt only)
5. mimi
6. cskendrick
7. DaNang65
8. llbear (not attending, quilt only)
9. MsSpentYouth
10. Smoh (not attending, quilt only)
11. slksfca
12. belinda ridgewood
13. Ebby
14. Bustergirl
15. Kitsap River
16. Charles Curtis Stanley
17. Dr. Lori (not attending, quilt only)
18. Regina in a Sears Kit House (not attending, quilt only)
19. peregrine kate
20.
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Sunday, June 23rd

Post NN13 Birding Event

TIME: 11:00 AM (if this time is problematic notify lineatus)
LOCATION: TBD
TBD • TBD

ORGANIZER: Send lineatus a kosmail to attend.

RSVPs:
1. lineatus
2. Senor Unoball
3. peregrine kate
4. Kestrel
5. angelajean
6. Ebby
7. BCO Gal
8. Belinda Ridgewood
9. tgypsy
Maybees:
Latest diary: Dawn Chorus: Meet the locals!

"At Netroots Nation, we will try to introduce you to as many of them as possible.  There will be an "official" birding trip on Sunday after things wrap up at the convention, but I'm up for early morning and lunchtime quick trips whenever it works.  There's a lot to see within minutes of the convention center.  Any local Kossacks who aren't able to attend NN13 are still welcome to join in any walks or trips - Kosmail me." [lineatus]


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Friday, June 21st

WarrenS Invites Boston Kossacks to His 350ma Benefit

TIME: 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Emmanuel Church
15 Newbury Street • Boston

ORGANIZER: Send WarrenS a kosmail to attend.

Three dance companies representing diverse movement traditions will join together to draw attention to the global climate crisis. Featured artists are the Zoé Dance Company, the Navarasa Dance Theater, and Nani Agbeli & The Agbekor Society. Tickets are $20; $15 students/seniors. All proceeds will go to 350ma, the Massachusetts chapter of the environmental organization www.350.org. For information and online ticket purchases, please visit the event website.

RSVPs:
1.
2.
3.
Maybees:
Latest diary: Dancing For The Planet - 350ma Benefit Concert: Boston, MA, 06/21/13
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Monday, June 24th

SFKossacks Hike Cliff House Coastal Trail, Muir Woods & Marin Headlands

TIME: TBD, start mid-morning
LOCATION: Cliff House Coastal Trail, Muir Woods & Marin Headlands  • San Francisco

ORGANIZER: Send navajo a kosmail to attend.

RSVPs:
1. navajo
2. belinda ridgewood
3. kimoconnor
4. side pocket
5. Lorikeet
6. slksfca
Maybees:
Dave in Northridge


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Tuesday, June 25th

SFKossacks take the Ferry to Tiburon for Lunch at Guaymas

TIME: TBD
LOCATION: Meet at Ferry Terminal behind Ferry Building
Embarcadero & Market • San Francisco

ORGANIZER: Send navajo a kosmail to attend.

RSVPs:
1. navajo
2. belinda ridgewood
3. Lorikeet
Maybees:
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Glacier National Park
June 27- June 30th

Glacier National Park Kossack EPIC Meetup!

TIME: 24/7
LOCATION: Glacier National Park
402 9th St W • Columbia Falls, Montana

ORGANIZER: Send arizonablue a kosmail to attend.

RSVPs:
1. BlueJessamine
2. arizonablue
3. Mr.arizonablue
4. Truman
5. Ojibwa - arriving for the weekend
6. MTmofo
7. figbash!
8. spottedbear
9. jakedog42
10. Oke
11. cooltraveler
12. Mr.cooltraveler
13. state of confusion
14. Lute the Norwegian
15. Josh Blue
16. Thinking Fella
17. Blu Gal in DE
18. NormAl1792
19. winifred3

Maybees:
Joan McCarter
slksfca
Ed in Montana
BoiseBlue
BoiseBlue GF
Dave in Northridge
Timmethy

Latest diary: Glacier National Park Check In! Glacier National Park Meetup - Part II w/ lodging and campground info!
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Saturday, June 29th

Houston Area Kossacks Meet-up

TIME: 1:00 PM
LOCATION: Goode Company Taqueria and Hamburgers
4902 Kirby Drive • Houston

ORGANIZER: Send Chrislove a kosmail to attend.

RSVPs:
1. Chrislove
2. nomandates
3. suesue
4. Mr. suesue
5. cosette
6. Delilah
7. MarciaJ720
8. jmbar2
9. mister mustardhead
Maybees:
GrannyOPhilly
Mr. cosette
Bridgitt (honorary Kossack)
Latest diary: Houston Area Kossacks: Meet-Up Scheduled for Saturday, June 29!
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Sunday, July 7th

Chicago Kossacks Go to a Ballgame!

TIME: 1:00 PM
LOCATION: Fifth Third Bank Ball Park
34W002 Cherry Lane • Geneva

ORGANIZER: Send NormAl1792 a kosmail to attend.

RSVPs:
1. NormAl1792
2. winifred3
3. figbash
4. broths
5. Mr. broths
Maybees:
luvweasel
Jennifer Clare
Latest diary: Chicago(land) Kossacks Meet-Up July 7: Take Me Out to the Ball Game
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New York Hudson Valley Kossacks

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Saturday, July 13th

NY Hudson Valley Kossacks' First Meet-up

TIME: NOON
LOCATION: Hudson House
2 Main Street • Cold Spring, NY

ORGANIZER: Send boran2 a kosmail to attend.

RSVPs:
1. boran2
2. thankgodforairamerica
3. betson08
Maybees:
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Thursday, July 18th

Phoenix Kossacks Meet-up for navajo

TIME: 6:30 PM
LOCATION: Rancho de Tia Rosa
3129 E. McKellips • Mesa

ORGANIZER: Send arizonablue a kosmail to attend.

navajo's in town one day, even though it's a Thursday we hope you can make it.

RSVPs:
1. arizonablue
2. Mr. arizonablue
3. navajo
4. Azazello
5. Mrs. Azazello
6. ninothemindboggler
7. Mrs. ninothemindboggler
8. thomask  
9. mrs. thomask
10. BluejayRN
11. Late Again
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Saturday, July 20th

Dkos Asheville, North Carolina Kossacks Meet-up

TIME: 1:00 PM
LOCATION: The Bywater
796 Riverside Dr. • Asheville

ORGANIZER: Send randallt a kosmail to attend.

RSVPs:
1. Randallt
2. Otteray Scribe
3. davehouck
4. Joieau
5. SteelerGrrl
6. SteelerGuy
7. Captain Sham
8. Smiley7
9. Burns Lass
10. DawnN
11. Gordon20024
Maybees:
eeff
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gulfgal98
PearlJamSteelworker
Amy
Phil S 33
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