Friday, October 31, 2014

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Elders Living in Fear and Heartache Elders Living in Fear and Heartache

Clarence and Mary Lou Blackrock of Cactus Valley are sitting up all night by the fire, unable to sleep for fear of their sheep being taken. This distress endangers the elder’s health. This family wanted these pictures shared so that the world can see the suffering at the hands of the federal government and Department of the Interior. This is Domestic... [Read more]


UPDATES CONCERNING IMPOUNDMENTS & ARRESTS OF THE SOVEREIGN DINEH NATION ON THE “HPL” UPDATES CONCERNING IMPOUNDMENTS & ARRESTS OF THE SOVEREIGN DINEH NATION ON THE “HPL”

Hopi Rangers arrested two individuals and impounded 120 sheep this morning at the homesite of Tom and Etta Begay in Red Willow Springs.  Heavily armed rangers guarded and blocked nearby dirt road entrances as well. “The Hopi Rangers came for our homestead early this morning. They tried to arrest my Aunt Etta who is almost 70 years old and my dad... [Read more]


URGENT: WIDESPREAD IMPOUNDMENTS & AN ARREST ON THE HPL OCTOBER  2014 URGENT: WIDESPREAD IMPOUNDMENTS & AN ARREST ON THE HPL OCTOBER 2014

UPDATE from HPL (Hopi Partition Land) residents:  Shirley Tohannie and elder Caroline Tohannie  had their entire herd of 65 sheep impounded by the Hopi Rangers (US federal government) Tuesday, October 22, 2014.If the fines aren’t paid the sheep will go to auction, and the family is being told that the sheep will not be able to return to the family’s... [Read more]


Request for Sheepherders and Human Rights Observers-July 2014 Request for Sheepherders and Human Rights Observers-July 2014

*******BMIS is in the process of updating our contacts.  In order to keep receiving updates from BMIS, please confirm your information here.  Thank you!! ***** “This land is being taken away because they’ve got power in Washington. We were put here with our Four Sacred Mountains and we were created to live here. We know the names of the mountains... [Read more]


Help get the word out about the Big Mountain Training Camp! Help get the word out about the Big Mountain Training Camp!

Thanks so much for getting the word out about the Big Mountain Training Camp and helping to honor 40 years of Dineh resistance to cultural genocide, forced relocation, and large-scale coal mining. This is a important moment for building a broad-coalition of resistance against Peabody.  The camp is a collaborative effort of The Elders Circle of the... [Read more]


Big Mountain Spring Training Camp May 16-23, 2014 Big Mountain Spring Training Camp May 16-23, 2014

image: frosley fowler BIG MOUNTAIN SPRING TRAINING CAMP MAY 16th-23rd, 2014 BIG MOUNTAIN, DINEH NATION #Honor40Years #Not1MoreRELOCATION #KeepitintheGround “What we are trying to save—the Female Mountain—is alive. She is alive, she has blood flowing through her veins, which is the Navajo Aquifer, and the coal they are digging is Her liver.... [Read more]


BMIS Newsletter Fall 2013 BMIS Newsletter Fall 2013

View this email in your browser Sovereign Dineh Nation Survival School 2013 Last year, the SDN Survival School reconvened after a 20 year hiatus. This year, the revival continued! For two weekends in October—the 5-6th and the12-14th—there was an “intergenerational... [Read more]


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Action Alerts

Help Black Mesa Residents Get to St. Louis for Important Anti-Peabody Training and Action! Help Black Mesa Residents Get to St. Louis for Important Anti-Peabody Training and Action!

Peabody Energy is Headquartered in St. Louis…   This January, help... 


Black Mesa Indigenous Support Funding & Donation Guidelines Black Mesa Indigenous Support Funding & Donation Guidelines

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Support Front-Line Indigenous Communities of Black Mesa, AZ Resisting Massive Coal Mining! Support Front-Line Indigenous Communities of Black Mesa, AZ Resisting Massive Coal Mining!

Join the Caravan in Support of Indigenous Communities Who Are in Their Fourth Decade... 


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Voices from the Land

Hardrock Chapter House requesting photographs of Big Mountain/Black Mesa Resisters

The Hardrock Chapter House is requesting photographs of Big Mountain/Black Mesa resisters... 


Big Mountain/Black Mesa Voices Speak Out Against the Water Settlement Big Mountain/Black Mesa Voices Speak Out Against the Water Settlement

Residents from Black Mesa/Big Mountain will head to Window Rock for the Navajo... 


We call on people across the country to join this action and shut down the corporations!: Louise Benally’s statements on #F29 We call on people across the country to join this action and shut down the corporations!: Louise Benally’s statements on #F29

Note: On December 2, 2011, Indigenous Elders & Supporters Occupy ALEC Member... 


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