|Taino leader Roberto Múkaro Borrero will attend the Indigenous Peoples March in Washington D.C.|
Taíno People will join the Indigenous Peoples March in D.C.
WASHINGTON D.C. (UCTP Taíno News) — The United Confederation of Taíno People (UCTP) is co-sponsoring and represented on the organizing committee of the Indigenous Peoples March, which takes place on January 18, 2018, in Washington D.C. Other co-sponsors include Indigenous Nations, Peoples, comminutes, and organizations such as the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; Schaghticoke First Nations; Ramapo Lenape Nation; Piscataway Nation; International Indian Treaty Council; and Redrum MC; among many others.
The day's event begins with an opening ceremony on the steps of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) at 1849 C Street NW, Washington, D.C. at 8 a.m. From the BIA building, a march will commence to the Lincoln Memorial where a day-long rally will be held featuring many distinguished speakers and cultural presenters. Several thousand are expected to attend.
UCTP President, Roberto Múkaro Borrero will be present and will serve as one of the Masters of Ceremonies at the March’s associated rally. “This is a historic, unifying event and it is an honor for the Confederation to be a part of it representing Caribbean Indigenous Peoples” stated Borrero.