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Dennis Banks Issues a State of War Declaration between AIM and Drugs; Will Lead Longest Walk 5 – War on Drugs


GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN —Dennis Banks, co-founder of the American Indian Movement, has announced he will lead the “Longest Walk 5 – War on Drugs,” along a three-thousand mile route from California to Washington, D.C.

The Longest Walk 5 – War on Drugs will begin on February 13, 2016 in La Jolla, California and end in Washington, DC on July 15, 2015.

“Today, I announce a walk across America to draw attention to and seek guidance on drug-related issues that are causing devastation on Indian reservations and communities in the United States,” stated Banks, who has been involved in several Longest Walks since 1978.


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