(Video published with permission. Credit: Marley Shebala) Window Rock, AZ — On August 14, 2015 dozens of Diné (Navajo) took action to resist U.S. Senator John McCain’s attempts to steal precious water and desecrate sacred lands. McCain had private meetings scheduled at the Navajo Nation capitol with Diné and state politicians which included discussion of…
Power Lines is a politically charged coming of age story about a young Diné (Navajo) poet who runs away and finds home. Featuring Nezbah Ragdoll, Kayla Dailey, Tony Skrelunas, Belinda Ayze, & Sam Minkler. More info: www.powerlinesmovie.com or www.facebook.com/powerlinesmovie Support independent Indigenous filmmaking. Check out www.indigenousaction.org and www.oybm.org for ways you can donate!
March 12, 2015 You can watch the court proceeding here: Morning Star Gali, email@example.com, www.protectmedicinelake.org (SAN FRANCISCO, CA — March 12, 2015) Today the Pit River Tribe, Native Coalition for Medicine Lake Highlands Defense, Mount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center, Save Medicine Lake Coalition, Medicine Lake Citizens for Quality Environment, with their attorney Deborah A. Sivas…
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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.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org www.truesnow.org Blockade Halts Ski Resort Destruction & Desecration of Holy Mountain Flagstaff, AZ — August 8th, 2011. Nine people took direct action at 5:00 AM on Monday morning, blockading the ongoing destruction and desecration of the Holy San Francisco Peaks. Nine individuals directly confronted the ecocidal actions of Arizona Snowbowl,…
CONTACT: email@example.com www.truesnow.org Flagstaff Police Aggressively Disrupt Protect the Peaks March Six Arrested at Peaceful Protest Flagstaff, AZ – August 7th, 2011. More than one hundred people, including families with children and elders, marched through downtown Flagstaff on Sunday in protest of the destruction and desecration of the San Francisco…
On April 15, 2011 an occupation was established to protect sacred site known as Sogorea Te (Glen Cove, near Vallejo, CA). www.protectglencove.org
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.
We just set up www.doodadesertrock.com and updated the short 2006 documentary “Making A Stand At Desert Rock.”
On December 12th, 2006 community members in Chaco Rio, New Mexico established a blockade to prevent preliminary work for proposed development of a massive coal-fired power plant. Learn more at www.doodadesertrock.com.
The Snowbowl Effect
(56 min – Documentary)
A mountain in Northern Arizona sacred to 13 tribes.
A ski resort proposal to expand and make snow with wastewater.
When recreation and culture collide, who pays the price?
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