Bonnie's Pride and Joy

Fansite with ALL the news about Bonnie !

Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Jason Mraz and Joel Rafael Donate over $85k to Standing Rock

on December 14, 2016 No comments

Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Jason Mraz, Joel Rafael and John Trudell’s Bad Dog donated over $85k to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe this week from proceeds and donations from their November 27 benefit concert at the Prairie Knights Pavilion in Fort Yates, ND, seven miles from Oceti Sakowin Camp.

Bonnie Raitt, Nick of Time song by Bonnie Raitt (Standing Rock Reservation, 27 November 2016)

Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt World in Motion (Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, 27 November 2016)

Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Brown Thing Called Love song by John Hiatt (Standing Rock, 27 November 2016)

Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Joel Rafael, Jason Mraz I Am a Patriot (Standing Rock, 27 Nov 2016)

Jackson Browne, rap and Take it Easy with Bonnie Raitt (Standing Rock, 27 November 2016)

Bonnie Raitt with Val McCullum Well Well Well song by Dylan O Keefe (Standing Rock, 27 Nov 2016)

Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne Angel From Montgomery song by John Prine (Standing Rock, 27 Nov 2016)

Joel Rafael, Jackson Browne, Bad Dog, et alii Rockin the Rez (Standing Rock, 27 November 2016)

The benefit concert sold over 1,500 tickets to the general public and provided 800 free tickets to the Standing Rock community and water protectors. In addition to the money raised for the Tribe, Browne, Raitt and Rafael spent the day before the show at the Oceti Sakowin camp, donating over 500 blankets to those staying for the winter.

Bonnie Raitt with Faith Spotted Eagle and family at the Oceti Sakowin camp. Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Jason Mraz and donated $85k to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

“What an incredible honor it was to get to experience the powerful coming together of so many thousands united in spirit and commitment to nonviolence, to protect the water and sacred sites,” said Raitt in a press release.

“Arriving at the Oceti Sakowin Camp, with tipis, yurts and campers stretched as far as the eye could see, remains one of my life’s most memorable experiences. Meeting with the tribal elders, taking part in sacred ceremonies, witnessing the incredible work and coordination to provide food, sanitation, security, schooling, medical care and spiritual sustenance to those thousands who have been in the camps and on the line since the summer was incredible. I was filled with such great respect and admiration,” Raitt said.

Chairman Dave Archambault II’s family join Jackson and Bonnie at Oceti Sakowin camp: Betty Archambault, Joel Rafael, Dave Archambault, Sr., Bonnie Raitt, Donna Archambault Rogers and Jackson Browne. © Jackson Browne

“We hope the decision to halt construction will prevail in the New Year, but I know the people taking a stand there will continue their fight. We are committed to moving away from our dependence on fossil fuels and into a safer, more job-intensive green energy future. In the meantime, the resilience, strength and courage of all those at Standing Rock will continue to inspire my commitment to nonviolence and the power of people coming together to impact social change,” she said.

“I was called to Standing Rock because of the social and environmental injustices occurring there,” said Mraz in the release.

Jason Mraz Joined Jackson Browne And Bonnie Raitt For Standing Rock Concert and the $85k donation.

“And because art has the power to open hearts and drive a movement, I couldn’t sit home in silence and allow American History to keep repeating itself. I felt it was time for me to become an ally; to shine a light on the situation and help build a new legacy for indigenous people.”

“My first view of the tipis, tents, banners and flags in the 9000 plus gathering of tribes and others from all over the world took my breath away,” said Rafael. “My heart is filled with a renewed commitment to and confirmation of our human rights and our spiritual connection to the earth. My respect and appreciation goes to Jackson Browne and his management team for bringing us all together to encourage the Water Protectors, bring attention to the need to stop the DAPL, and to support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.”

Jason Mraz and Joel Rafael also debuted their new song “Strong” at the benefit concert.

{{svg_quality_icon}}
{{quality-options}}

To contribute to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, or for more information please visit:

www.standwithstandingrock.net, www.standingrock.org and www.rezpectourwater.com.

What Really Happened at Standing Rock

Full Timeline of the Dakota Access Pipeline

Dakota Pipeline Ordered to Shut Down For Environmental Review | NowThis

“A Dream That Comes True”: Standing Rock Elder Hails Order to Shut Down DAPL After Years of Protest

Dakota Access Pipeline halted | APTN News

360 VR - Standing Rock Sioux Reservation During Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

Pipeline protest in Swan Lake

Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

South Dakota Forced to Backtrack on Criminalizing Pipeline Protests

Dakota Access Pipeline protest takes place at University of Northern Colorado

NEWS COVERAGE: Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

Oil Company Lobbyist Brags About Criminalizing Pipeline Protests

This is Happening | Dakota Access Pipeline protests

Alexandra Deem on the No Dakota Access Pipeline Movement

Anti-Dakota Access Pipeline protest at Texas Capitol

Dakota Access pipeline protesters injured

Stories of Hardship amp; Bravery at the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp

Facebook revealed info on Dakota pipeline protest group to prosecutor - The Intercept

Former Shell Oil president touts success of Dakota pipeline

North Dakota Pipeline Protest - Bruce Lipton

Awake! Rap from Dakota Pipeline Protest

Jessica Chastain On The Dakota Access Pipeline Protests Impact On #39;The Woman Walks Ahead #39; | PeopleTV

Shailene Woodley says she was strip-searched after Dakota Access Pipeline protest arrest

Photographer wins award for photos of Dakota Access pipeline protest | APTN News

quot;Standing Rock Dakota Pipeline Protest quot; @WoWFest 2017

Law enforcement threatens to block supplies to Dakota Access Pipeline protesters

Standing Rock #39;s Fight Against Dakota Pipeline Continues While Tribe Plans for a Fossil-Free Future

Relative Unknown quot;Don #39;t Settle quot; ( Dakota Access Pipeline Protest )

Dakota Access Pipeline: Paid protesters couldn #39;t bully Trump

North Dakota State Trooper Dashcam Dakota Access Pipeline Protest

Leo Rojas - Dusk Official Video (The Story of Dakota Pipeline Protest Song)

Dakota Access pipeline to start moving oil

Thousands Protest Against Dakota Access in Front of White House

Native protesters march with a drum against the Dakota Access Pipeline

Standing Rock Protest Dakota Pipeline and Trump in DC

Native Americans Gather in D.C. to Protest against North Dakota Pipeline

Native Americans March in Washington to Protest Pipeline

Tribes take Dakota pipeline protest to Trump #39;s doorstep

Standing rock North Dakota pipeline protesters

NB Protesters file legal challenge against North Dakota pipeline

Native Americans march on White House over Dakota pipeline

Native Americans take Dakota Access pipeline protest to Washington

Native Americans protest Dakota Access Pipeline in D.C.

Thousands gather in DC to protest Dakota Access Pipeline

North Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Outside Trump Tower In D.C. | TIME

Dakota Pipeline Protesters Leave 250 Truckloads Of Garbage To Clean Up

Dakota Access Pipeline Nears Completion Despite Protests

KXMC: Federal Responsibilities to Clean up Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp

Despite protests, Dakota Access Pipeline nears completion

The Seventh Generation: Youth at the Heart of the Standing Rock Protests | ABC News

Source: © Copyright Indian Country Media Network

0 0 vote
Article Rating

Related Posts

Take a look at these posts
Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Bonnie's Pride and Joy - Facebook Group

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago

Video image

Mississippi Fred McDowell - You gotta move ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago

Comment on Facebook

This is my friend Dick Waterman; we met at Mariposa in 1965 — I was hosting a blues workshop and he was managing the legendary blues singer Son House; he also worked with so many great blues folk, from Fred McDowell to Skip James, to Bonnie Raitt and Buddy Guy. In the pioneer days of blues internet groups, he was Richard the Younger and I was Richard the Elder (since I was a year older than he). Today's his 85th birthday — send him and his smashing wife Cinda greetings to their home in Oxford, Mississippi (jinxblues@aol.com) and tell him I sent you! ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago

Bonnie Raitt on "Linda and the Mockingbirds" ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

On the eve of John’s 74th birthday, I’m scrolling through precious memories of our many years together. Still so hard to believe I’ll never get to look across at him singing Angel with me again.

One of my favorite memories is of a night way back in '73, when a gang of us gathered back at the motel after a day hanging out at each others’ shows at the Philly Folk Festival.
We grabbed our instruments and some libations and met back up at Stevie Goodman’s room-- John, me, Al Bunetta, Freebo, David Bromberg, John Hartford, and a slew of others, too many to mention. Soon we were sprawled over both beds, chairs, every corner of the room. Stevie, John and I were facing each other across the two beds and Stevie started playing and we all joined in. What followed was the most extraordinary night of music—Stevie, the pied piper, seemed to know an endless stream of folk songs, Beatles, Everly Brothers, old rock and roll—all the verses and intricate chords too. We swapped leads and harmonies and there may have been a mandolin and some harmonica. It was a magical night and we all felt it.

I can still see Stevie's irrepressible grin and John beaming back at him. The love they shared for each other was as true and deep as any I've witnessed.
There was so much joy and love in that room, I'll never forget it.

When the dawn's light finally crept under the motel curtains, we dragged ourselves up and straggled back down the halls, spent but still buzzed and grinning, passing the Festival goers on their way to the breakfast buffet.

Remembering this special night, I celebrate John on his birthday today. And I picture him reunited with his beloved Stevie and Al--arms wrapped around each other, grinning ear to ear, enjoying every bit of what he hoped he'd find when he finally got to Heaven.

Happy Birthday, my dear pal. I miss you so much. You’re here in my heart and I'll be singing Angel for you every time. You give me one thing, that I can hold on to. ...
To believe in this livin'.

To John, Fiona and the boys, I send
all my love,

Bonnie

#IRememberEverything
Photo courtesy of Richard A. Carter
... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

Video image

Bonnie Raitt - Shadow of Doubt - Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival 2020 ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

Comment on Facebook

From BRHQ -- Tomorrow night, Oct 7th 7:30pm-9:00pm ET (right BEFORE the VP debate) Watch Bonnie perform on the Concert Across America to End Gun Violence!
Join Melissa Etheridge, John Fogerty, Wynton Marsalis, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne and more for the 2020 Concert Across America to End Gun Violence. Streaming here on Facebook: fb.me/e/1BHKSGvl2
For the full list of performers and to make donations click here: tinyurl.com/Concert-Performers

Then please watch the VP debate. And most importantly, VOTE.
Also check out our Celebrity Auction. Bid on one-of-a-kind experiences like some hang time with Jason Alexander, your own fitness session with celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels, or a some custom Nikes. Bid here: tinyurl.com/CAA-Auction
... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago

Video image

Bonnie Raitt & Boz Scaggs - You Don't Know Like I Know - Farm Aid 2020 On the Road ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

Comment on Facebook

Load more

Recommended Reading

Chris Stapleton, Bonnie Raitt Helm B.B. King Grammy Tribute

February 16, 2016

Jerry Garcia Band with Bonnie Raitt, Berkeley Greek 8.30.1987

September 1, 1987

CMT Crossroads Bonnie Raitt and Lyle Lovett – The Factory – Franklin – TN

December 15, 2005

Bonnie Raitt’s Blues

November 9, 2015

Stephen Bruton one of Austin’s best guitar players passes away

May 9, 2009

Norton Buffalo Dies

November 1, 2009

Bonnie Raitt attends the 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert at MSG – NY

October 30, 2009
Will McFarlane

Talking with Guitarist Songwriter Will McFarlane

November 2, 2009

Review: James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt deliver summer night delight at DTE

August 9, 2017