NEW LARGEST GROWING EAST BAY DRUMMING COMMUNITY
WOMYN & CHILDREN DRUM * DANCE * MARCH * CHANT
We March for collective upliftment of all peoples to end conquer and divide oppression all over the world!
Drummerz Musicians Stilters Clowns Dancers Singers Twirlers Stickers Cheerleaders Martial Artists Spiritual Practitioners Sistahs with all levels, affiliations and cultures welcome to be apart of this herstoric movement!
Join us in this new and exciting adventure as we learn and grow together this vision of women drumming to awaken and activate our voices and be proud warrior amazons in our collective global liberation! The orchestra also performs for other community actions and events in the bay area and beyond with Spirit Drumz.
SPIRIT DRUMZ COLLABORATION WITH SISTAHS STEPPIN IN PRIDE
Visit Sistahs Steppin' in Pride
The women of Spirit Drumz are proud collaborators of Sistahs Steppin' in Pride: An East Bay Dyke March and Festival that will be held on Saturday, August 23rd, 2008 from 12 pm to 2 pm at Downtown Oakland's famous Lake Merritt.
Sistahs Steppinā in Pride March and Celebration illuminates and celebrates the dynamic creativity, strength, and accomplishments of all women in the East Bay. Sistahs Steppin' in Pride's 7th Annual March and Celebration is an exciting event that will attract thousands of women and allies in the East Bay and beyond. Spirit Drumz provides the drum voice and sacred space for this herstoric event and we would love for you to celebrate with us by joining in the drumming contingent and sacred sanctuary with your voice, body, hand-held percussion, marching drums, and creative energies.
We are excited to have you join us in a few ways:
1. Join the Pre-March Event, Friday, August 22nd, location to be announced in 2008. INCLUDES: (www.sistahssteppin.org for more info)
2. March with us, Saturday, Aug 23rd, 2008 (www.sistahssteppin.org for more info in 2008)
3. Join us join at the infamous Pillars at Lake Merritt and March for one hour to our finale destination where we will host a community celebration.
4. Volunteer to support the drummers during the march or at the festival as a Safety Monitor
5. Drum or assist at the Healing Sanctuary in Sistah Village from 6 am to 6 pm
WHAT HAPPENS On Saturday, August 23rd, 2008
Drummers, Priestesses and Volunteers arrive 9:00 am: Lake Merritt, (By Grand & Embarcadero, across from Gold's Gym) at the Drum Loan Station. Check in with a Spirit Drumz/Sistahs Steppin' Associate and borrow drumz with current Driver's License or Photo ID.
Bring bells, tambourines, shakers, frame drums, light-weight hand-held or marching drums. Please clearly label and inventory drumz your bring. Wear: Festive attire and layers due to weather changes throughout the day!
Please contact Afia Walking Tree at 510-534-9603 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your participation in the march and the logistics of DRUM LOANS. We are excited about your participation and look forward to seeing you on August 23rd, 2008!
Spread the word and visit Sistahs Steppin' in Pride on the web at www.sistahssteppin.org.