Levi Rickert, editor-in-chief in Longest Walk 3. Discussion »
LEESBURG, VIRGINIA - Preparing for their entry into Washington DC on Friday as the Longest Walk 3 - Reversing Diabetes brings the message of the devastating effects of diabetes among American Indians, the Long Walkers practiced a song written for the occasion on Wednesday evening.
Dennis Banks, the leader of the Longest Walk 3, drummed and was lead singer, as the other participants practiced after a long day of participating in the National Diabetes Summit held at the Best Western Hotel and Conference Center in Leesburg, Virginia.
Dennis Banks Leads Rehearsal
Banks wrote the "The Longest Walk 3 - Reversing Diabetes Song."
Wayya heyya heya hey
Wayya Hey Heya Hey
Wayya hey ya heyya hey
LaJolla Shores is where we were
On our way to Washington
Rez Riders is who they are
Riding Strong every day
Arizona is where we were
Walking strong all the way
Mother Earth and we are one
She loves me. I love her
Longest Walk 3 is who we are
Walking tall to save all
Diabetes must be stopped
HALT IT NOW TO SAVE OUR WAYS
posted July 7, 2011 6:40 am edt
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