USDA Pauses Land Transfer Of Oak Flat To Mining Company

By Levi Rickert, Native News Online. -

Washington, DC - Citing the Presidential Memorandum signed by President Joe Biden on Jan. 26 on tribal consultation and strengthening nation to nation relationships, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture [...]

Judge Refuses Injunction To Stop Sacred Oak Flat Destruction

By Apache Stronghold, Popular Resistance. -

Phoenix, AZ – This afternoon, U.S. District Court Judge Steven Logan denied Apache Stronghold's request for an injunction preventing the giveaway and destruction of sacred Oak Flat to Rio [...]

Emotional Court Hearing Over Proposed Copper Mine At Oak Flat Sacred Site

By Debra Utacia Krol, Arizona Central. -

Opponents of a copper mine project that would obliterate an Apache sacred site east of Phoenix asked a federal judge Wednesday to stop work on the project. The group Apache Stronghold filed [...]

Corporations Battle Apache Tribes To Build North America’s Biggest Copper Mine

By Sue Lannin, ABC News. -

"This place is very holy and religious to us." Wendsler Nosie Senior, an elder of the San Carlos Apache Tribe, is describing his people's land, Oak Flat or Chi'chil Bildagoteel, in the Arizona [...]

Indigenous Land Grab On The Horizon

By Madeline McClure, AFGJ. -

BHP and Rio Tinto, two of the world’s largest resource extraction companies, have earned themselves a solid reputation for obliterating native lands and communities throughout the world. Leaders [...]

Apache Stronghold Lawsuit Over Oak Flat Halts Transfer To Mining Company

By Apache Stronghold, Popular Resistance. -

Apache Stronghold, on behalf of traditional Apache religious and cultural leaders, placed a lien on Oak Flat on Wednesday, January 13, with the Pinal County Recorder’s Office.  The lien prevents [...]

Apache Sue To Protect Religious Freedom

By Apache Stronghold, Popular Resistance. -

Apache Stronghold, on behalf of traditional Apache religious and cultural leaders, sued the Trump administration today in U.S. District Court in Phoenix to stop the transfer of Oak Flat, [...]

Statement On The Defense Of Chi’chil Bildagoteel, Oak Flat

By the Alliance for Global Justice, Popular Resistance. -

The Alliance for Global Justice stands in solidarity with Apache Clans and over 300 Native Nations who seek to protect the Oak Flat site of south-eastern Arizona from devastating copper mining [...]

Our Fight For Quitobaquito

By Hon'mana Seukteoma, Medium. -

Border wall construction is destroying the Sonoran Desert’s most sacred spring. Growing up as a Tohono O’odham woman on my ancestral homelands taught me one thing above all: Take care of the [...]

Native Americans Tear Gassed, Arrested On Indigenous Peoples’ Day

By Kenny Stancil, Commondreams. -

Twelve people, including at least eight Native Americans, were arrested near an immigration checkpoint in Southern Arizona on Indigenous Peoples' Day after United States Border Patrol agents and [...]

College Chastised For Dumping On Sacred Land

By Sebastian Echeverry, Long Beach Post. -

A state department tasked with preserving historic landmarks recently criticized Cal State Long Beach for depositing soil and debris from a construction zone on a parcel of land called Puvungna [...]

Tribes Sue Over Border Wall

By Native News Online. -

Washington - A group of federally recognized tribes sued the Trump Administration on Wednesday over construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, saying the controversial barrier impinges on [...]

Stop The Desecration: Flowers For Moses Protest This Friday

By Bethesda African Cemetery Coalition, Popular Resistance. -

A self storage facility is being built on the grounds of what is believed to have been an African cemetery where first there were slave death camps and industrial slave breeding operations and [...]

People Are Protesting The Desecration Of A Historic Black Cemetery

By Kristina Gaddy, Washington City Paper. -

This summer, on an industrial and commercial section of River Road near the Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda, you can regularly find area musician Brian Farrow in the roadway playing “Potter’s [...]

Self-Storage Removes Evidence From Cemetery And Denies Archeologist Access

By the Bethesda African Cemetery Coalition, Popular Resistance. -

Bethesda, MD -- Over 100 dump trucks removed hundreds of cubic feet of soil containing evidence of burials in Moses Cemetery from the disputed site along River Road. Photographs were taken of [...]

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