Longest Walk 1978

In 1978 the US Congress wanted to pass 11 bills to abolish many sovereign indigenous rights, so in protest Natives of many different tribes and different places came together to walk from San Francisco to Washington D.C.. The walk started on Feb 11th 1978 and would take 5 months and traveled through many tribal lands. By July 15th 1978, the walkers reached Washington D.C. and on Aug 11th 1978 the American Indian Religious Freedom Act was passed.


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