Resistance Updates

Protect The Peaks: Base Camps Established – Support Needed! [Photos]

I will be updating www.indigenousaction.org with more info as it becomes available. Please visit these sites for additional info: www.truesnow.org www.survivalsolidarity.wordpress.com From Truesnow.org: Please join us on the top of the mountain and camp the peaks! Come together for some community healing on the peaks and bear witness to the pipeline installation and clearcutting. Read…

News Release: Protest Halts Snowbowl Wastewater Pipeline Construction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday June 19, 2011 Contact: Beth Lavely protectpeaks@gmail.com Protest Halts Snowbowl Waste water Pipeline Construction End Destruction and Desecration of Holy San Francisco Peaks Flagstaff, AZ – At sunrise on Thursday, June 16, 2011, more than a dozen people stopped ski area construction on the Holy San Francisco Peaks.  Six individuals used…

TAKE ACTION TODAY TO STOP URANIUM MINING NEAR GRAND CANYON!

Comment Deadline: January 14th Denison Mines Corp., a Canadian corporation has submitted water and air quality permit applications to the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) in an attempt to operate uranium mines near the Grand Canyon. Not only do these mines directly threaten the Ecoregion of the Grand Canyon, they further corporate attacks on…

Think Outside the Bomb kicks off Disarmament Summer Encampment

CHIMAYO, NM—For too long, the US government and corporations have sacrificed the environmental integrity, the health, and the well-being of indigenous and poor communities to secure access to resources through the threat and use of force. We cannot reverse the course of a nuclear future unless we undo the legacy of racism and violence. This…

Activists Seeking End to Border Militarization Lockdown & Occupy Border Patrol Office in Tucson, AZ


Tucson, AZ – At approximately 1:00PM Friday, May 21, 2010 more than a dozen people occupied the Tucson Headquarters of the US Border Patrol to draw attention to impacts of border militarization in Indigenous Communities. Six people, including Alex Soto a member of the Tohono O’odham Nation and a volunteer with the group O’odham Solidarity Across Borders, locked themselves together for up to 3 and 1/2 hours. “Indigenous voices have been ignored. In our action today we say NO MORE!” Said Soto.
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Uranium Mining Begins Near Grand Canyon

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Thousands of Claims Threaten Public Health & Sacred Lands By Klee Benally Grand Canyon, AZ — In defiance of legal challenges and a U.S. Government moratorium, Canadian company Denison Mines has started mining uranium on the north rim of the Grand Canyon. According to the Arizona Daily Sun the mine has been operating since December 2009.…

Environmental Groups Gain Court Victory Over Peabody Coal on Black Mesa

BLACK MESA, AZ — The Department of Interior (DOI) has denied Peabody Coal Company’s expansion operations on Black Mesa, AZ. Peabody had been planning to combine both their Kayenta and Black Mesa mines, pump more water for transporting coal, reactivate the Black Mesa mine, and acquire a “Life of Mine” permit. Peabody’s expansion plans were…

Struggle Continues to Protect Holy San Francisco Peaks

Stop Snowbowl! Protest Sat. Dec. 19 At Flagstaff City Hall! When: Saturday, December 19th starting at 10AM Where: Flagstaff City Hall on the Rt. 66 side     The struggle to protect the Holy San Francisco Peaks and community health from ski resort expansion and wastewater snowmaking continues. Although a current lawsuit filed by the…

DOODA (NO) DESERT ROCK RELIEF AT US EPA ENVIRONMENTAL APPEALS BOARD PSD PERMIT DECISION

FOR  IMMEDIATE RELEASE  September 25, 2009  | Contact: Elouise Brown, Dooda (NO) Desert Rock Committee President – www.doodadesertrock.com DOODA (NO) DESERT ROCK RELIEF AT US EPA  ENVIRONMENTAL  APPEALS  BOARD  PSD PERMIT DECISION   “We are relieved to hear that the US EPA Environmental Appeals Board finally granted the agency’s request to take back the clean air permit for…

Navajo Nation Council Calls on Obama to Protect Sacred Places

On April 22nd Earth Day, the Navajo Nation Council passed a resolution calling on Obama to protect sacred places. The document also calls on the US to immediately sign onto the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The Navajo Nation Council additionally urges the US President to meet with the tribe to discuss the protection of the holy…

News Release: Tribes & Environmental Groups Petition Supreme Court to Protect Sacred Mountain

Take Action: Contact a US Congressional representative here. News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: Tuesday, January 6th 2009 Contact: Klee Benally – Save the Peaks Coalition Email: indigenousaction@gmail.com Website: www.savethepeaks.org Tribes & Environmental Groups Petition Supreme Court in Appeal to Protect Religious Freedom & Environmental Integrity of Sacred Mountain FLAGSTAFF, AZ – On Monday, January…