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Alert: Diné Face Arrest & Livestock Theft on Black Mesa

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Editors note: This action is occurring as winter approaches and sheep and other livestock are the livelihood for many Diné facing oppressive conditions imposed by PL93-531. The update below uses the controversial term “HPL (Hopi Partitioned Lands),” some Diné resisters recognize this area as Sovereign Diné Nation and not HPL.   UPDATE from HPL (Hopi…

Klamath River Tribes Confront Feds for Water Releases To Prevent Fish Kill

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Klamath River Tribes Confront Feds for Water Releases To Prevent Fish KillFor Immediate Release  August 19, 2013  Klamath River Tribes Confront Feds for Water Releases To Prevent Fish Kill Sacramento, California – Hundreds of Tribal members and supporters from the Trinity and Klamath Rivers converged at the Bureau of Reclamation in Sacramento today. They demanded…

Flagstaff Commits 3.6 Billion Gallons of Treated Sewage for Snowmaking on Sacred Mountain

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Waste Water from Mari Cleven on Vimeo.   For Immediate Release August 9, 2014 Contact: Klee Benally indigenousaction@gmail.com www.protectthepeaks.org Flagstaff Commits 3.6 Billion Gallons of Treated Sewage for Snowmaking on Sacred Mountain City of Administrator Shuts Public Out of Controversial Decision FLAGSTAFF, AZ — City of Flagstaff Utility Director Brad Hill single-handedly authorized a controversial…

Independent Film to Address Diné Forced Relocation, Crowdfunding Campaign Underway

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FLAGSTAFF, AZ — Diné activist, musician, and filmmaker Klee Benally hasn’t been known to pull punches when it comes to political issues, his latest feature film project “Power Lines” promises to keep up the fight. “The impacts of forced relocation at Black Mesa on the Diné Nation, including historical trauma and colonialism, have not been…

Navajo Nation Council Rescinds Uranium Mining Legislation, Groups to Push for Clean Up

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Navajo Nation Council Rescinds Uranium Mining Legislation, Groups to Push for Clean UpFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Leona Morgan, Diné NO NUKES leonamorgan@icloud.com Jonathan Perry, ENDAUM jonjperry@yahoo.com NAVAJO GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS TO ADVOCATE FOR CLEAN UP Navajo Nation Council Rescinds Mining Legislation WINDOW ROCK, AZ—Concerned Diné Citizens, a coalition of Navajo grassroots organizations and residents opposed to…

Dine’ Elders and Medicine People Issue Resolution to Stop Navajo Nation Horse Slaughter

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For Immediate Release
 – June 17, 2014 Media Contact: Leland Grass
 (928) 429-1504
 – sacred4s@hotmail.com Dine’ Elders and Medicine People Unanimously Pass Joint Resolution  Urging Navajo Nation to Comply with Fundamental Law in Treatment of Horses and Expressing Opposition to the 2014 Rangeland Improvement Act   READ THE RESOLUTION HERE. Teesto, AZ — Diné Hataalii…

Accomplices Not Allies: Abolishing the Ally Industrial Complex

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An Indigenous perspective & provocation. Printable version available here. (PDF | 3.3MB) Print friendly cover w/corrections here. (PDF | 3.2MB) This provocation is intended to intervene in some of the current tensions around solidarity/support work as the current trajectories are counter-liberatory from my perspective. Special thanks to DS in Phoenix for convos that lead to…

Comprehensive Immigration Reform is Anti-Immigrant & Anti-Indigenous

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                                            By Franco Habre and Mari Garza Originally posted here. Contact: mgarza418@yahoo.com and francohabre@yahoo.com. Comprehensive Immigration Reform is inherently anti-immigrant.  It is presented as a “path to citizenship” and as a temporary solution to halting the incarceration/deportation of some migrants, but it is actually an attack in disguise.  The reform package known as Senate…

Venue Change from Monument Valley to Kayenta: Screening of “High Power” with Former Nuclear Engineer and Filmmaker Pradeep Indulkar

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Saturday, March 8, 2014   Venue Change from Monument Valley to Kayenta: Screening of “High Power” with Former Nuclear Engineer and Filmmaker Pradeep IndulkarPanel Discussion on Uranium Mining Impacts to be Held in Cameron FLAGSTAFF, AZ — Pradeep Indulkar, a filmmaker from India who is also a qualified engineer and worked in an Atomic Research…

Fukushima to Four Corners Events in Arizona

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Visit: www.nuclearfreezone.org   MEDIA ADVISORY From Fukushima to the Four Corners: Communities organize statewide event to expose threats of nuclear energy In light of the third year anniversary of the ongoing Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster (March 11, 2014), communities around Arizona are hosting events in solidarity with the people in Fukushima, Japan and…

VIDEO Sakej Ward ‘Defining Warrior Societes’ – Originally posted at Censored News

Originally posted at Censored News.
Sakej Ward in his video presentation defines a Warrior’s responsibility, is to look after his people and the land, preparing it for the next seven generations. Sakej states that warriors have a sacred responsibility to manage the land and that nature is taken care of, but when there is a threat that will impact everything around you somebody needs to stand up, and it is the responsibility of these warriors to take action.

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Press Release: Flagstaff Police Harass Activists as ‘Preventative Maintenance’ Before Dew Downtown Event

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, February 7, 2013 Contact: protectpeaks@gmail.com www.protectthepeaks.org Flagstaff Police Harass Activists as ‘Preventative Maintenance’ Before Dew Downtown Event Free Speech Protest Zone Created at ‘Unsustainable’ Urban Snowboard Event FLAGSTAFF, AZ — Armed plain-clothed City of Flagstaff cops showed up at a community member’s home and at a community center yesterday. The officers,…

Court Rules in Favor of Native Youth Attacked at Flagstaff Dew Downtown Event

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City Council & Mainstream Media Continue to Ignore ‘Racist Attack’   FLAGSTAFF, AZ — A Flagstaff Judge ruled today that Snowbowl ski area supporter Lindsay Lucas, must pay restitution for assaulting two Native Youth at a Flagstaff event called Dew Downtown on February 9, 2013. “I’m pleased to report that the Judge was in our…

CALL TO ACTION: Comments Needed to OPPOSE NN Legislation to allow Uranium Mining

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Friends, Please be advised that the following actions are currently taking place and we need your help to tell the Navajo Nation Council Delegates to vote NO on NN Legislation 0373-13. ADDITIONAL INFO: 2012-07-19 Fully Executed Temporary Access Agreement.pdf Churchrock Sec.8-ROW PDF NNC Legislation 0373-13 ROW for URI 22nd Navajo Nation Council’s Contact Information Public Comments-Tsosie…