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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…

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…

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…

Indigenous People & Supporters Block Tar Sands Megaload Shipment in Umatilla, OR.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12/1/13 Media contacts: Trip Jennings, Portland Rising Tide – TripJennings1@gmail.com – 541.729.3294 Tribal Members, activists block Tar Sands megaload shipment in Umatilla, OR.  Umatilla, OR – Sunday: Two arrested as Tribal Members and Climate Justice Activists blocked a megaload bound for the Alberta Tar Sands. The action Sunday night prevented the megaload…

NEWS ADVISORY: Protest Planned to Stop Further Desecration of Burial Sites on Black Mesa

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UPDATE (Tues. Oct 29 5PM): It would appear that the Bureau of Reclamation is feeling the pressure (note: this meeting was initially open then unexpectedly closed, now open to the public again): The location for this meeting has moved to the Branigar-Chase Auditorium at Museum of Northern Arizona. The meeting will not be held at…

Showdown At HWY 134: Video Report on Mi’kmaq Blockade Raided by RCMP

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SHOWDOWN AT HWY 134 Exclusive Video Report on Mi’kmaq Blockade Raided by RCMP   Elsipogtog, Mikmaqi – Exclusive footage of the RCMP raids against the HWY 134 Blockade in Mi’kmaq territory has just been released. With some of the only video from behind police lines, subMedia.tv witnessed the brutal raid by the Royal Colonial Mounted…

Occupied Abenaki Lands Desecrated by 9/11 Memorial, Protesters Intervene to Adress U.S. Imperialism & Genocide

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Please read the full statements by two of the protesters at the bottom of this release. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 12, 2013   CONTACT: Anna Shireman-Grabowski: ashiremangrabowski@gmail.com Amanda Lickers: amandalickers@gmail.com, (705) 957-7468   Occupied Abenaki Lands Desecrated by 9/11 Memorial Protesters Intervene to Adress U.S. Imperialism & Genocide   Middlebury College, VT — At…

Press Release: Native Americans Rally to Save Hickory Ground at NIGA Conference

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Take action/more info: www.savehickoryground.org/ http://gilariveragainstloop202.wordpress.com/ Save Oak Flat Petition www.protectthepeaks.org Red Butte (Phoenix, Arizona) On Tuesday, March 26, 2013, Native American sacred lands activists from throughout the country, including O’odham, Navajo and Havasupai and Muscogee Creeks, demonstrated at the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) conference to support the preservation of Hickory Ground in Wetumpka, Alabama.  The…

News Release: Peaks Defenders Targeted with Federal Charges Coerced into Collateral Forfeiture Agreement

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2013 Peaks Defenders Targeted with Federal Charges Coerced into Collateral Forfeiture Agreement Flagstaff Couple Felt ‘Forced’ when Threatened with Additional Charges FLAGSTAFF, AZ –Despite wanting to legally fight the charges brought on them by the Coconino County Forest Service, James Anders and Dawn Dyer state that coercion and underhanded tactics…

Native Youth Drummers Attacked by Snowbowl Supporter at City of Flagstaff Ski Event – Dew Downtown

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Originally posted at: http://protectthepeaks.org/native-youth-drummers-attacked-by-snowbowl-supporter-at-city-of-flagstaff-ski-event/ Saturday, February 9, 2013 CONTACT: protectpeaks@gmail.com www.protectthepeaks.org Native Youth Drummers Attacked by Snowbowl Supporter at City of Flagstaff Ski Event *Video will be posted soon. Flagstaff, AZ — As part of a weeklong call for actions, more than 50 people gathered in downtown Flagstaff for an Idle No More flash mob…