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Creator "resets" mass event to show who's really in control

Together 2016-A Native Perspective

 

Last updated 9/9/2016 at 12:04pm

Mark Charles

Thousands filled the National Mall for Together 2016: Reset. This gathering was the vision of Nick Hall who had hoped to gather a million people. It was billed as "unprecedented", generation defining", and "historic". But Creator had a different agenda and used the weather to reset the schedule.

Ya'at'eeh. My name is Mark Charles and I am the son of an American woman of Dutch heritage and a Navajo man. After living on the Navajo reservation for more than a decade, last summer my wife and I packed up our belongings and moved with our three children to Washington DC. Living in our nation's capital has been quite an adjustment from our quiet, simple life on the Rez. But one of the best parts of living in such an urban center is the numerous opportunities we have had to attend events, meet people and connect with organizations. In the past year I have been able to attend many events an...



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