Give Mother Earth A Rest Day
Late 20th - Early 21st Century
24.00 in HIGH x 18.00 in WIDE
(60.96 cm HIGH x 45.72 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom center has: "Special Thanks to Citizen Alert Native American Program and Artist Jack Malotte for the use of the Coyote image! / This poster is on recycled paper using soy ink." printed in black.

Upper left has an insignia made up of four Coyote heads forming a circle. The heads are surrounded by a black design with triangles around the circle. Top of poster has: "One Day Coyote Had A Message To / Take To the People. Coyote's Journey / Began... / Coming To The Road He / Saw Cars Speeding By / With Loud Music Blaring. / His fur Became Sooty / & His eyes Burned ~ / No one Saw Him. / no one Heard Him... / Coyote Went To The / Homes Of The People. / The Whole Family Was / Glued To the T.V. Set. / no one Saw Him. / no one Heard Him. / Coyote Thought, "Where / Do The People Gather? / He Came To A Place Called A Mall, / And Saw The Young People At The Video / Arcade. no one Saw Him. no one Heard Him. / Frustrated, Coyote Wondered "Who Makes the Decisions ?" / He Went To The Politicians ~ They Were "On Line" And / Only Puppets Anyway. He Went To The Corporations, But, / Coyote Had no Money And Was Told His Message Was not / "Profitable." They Asked if He'd Like To Make Some Money & / Take Nuclear & Toxic Waste. Coyote Shook His Head no. / Thunderbird Had Been Watching Coyote's Journey & Became / Concerned. Thunderbird Took Pity & Hurled Lightening Bolts / At The Things That Ran The T.V. & Video Arcades, To Restore / The Balance And Remind the People What Is Real energy ~ / What is Real Power. Coyote was Happy! Now People Could / See Coyote. Now People Could Hear Coyote. / Give Mother Earth A Rest Day" printed in black. This is followed by more information. Left of poster has: "Unplug October 13" printed vertically in large black letters.
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