Not sure what the Minden Siren is?
Here is a more recent share where Washoe Tribal Chairman Serrell Smokey asks that the county remove the siren. “This is an issue that seems to have been long forgotten,” he said. “As the current leader of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California, it is my duty to continue to search for solutions to issues that affect my people.” Smokey said the request was an attempt to resolve “years of underlying racism and historical trauma in our town.” Read the whole article:
So what is the protest ride about? It’s about supporting the Washoe ask to silence the Siren while not erasing history, and raising funds to support Washoe youth outdoor programs. To learn more about the ride check out:
If you can’t join the ride, but wish to support financially please do so here:
The protest and ride on May 29th was a memorable day. More to come with a followup ride currently scheduled for July 3rd. Stay tuned, and here are a couple of updates from the ASJ team: