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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]


Big Mountain Resister, Leonard Benally, Passes On Big Mountain Resister, Leonard Benally, Passes On

Photo by Brenda Norrell   Yesterday, on October 11th, lifelong Big Mountain resident and relocation resister, Leonard Benally, Dineh, passed on to the spirit world.  According to his family, he passed on quickly and easily and was surrounded by his family.  His family asked that a statement go out to the BMIS support network. They are remembering... [Read more]


Big Mountain Survival School 2013 Big Mountain Survival School 2013

Two weekends this October (the 5-6th and the 12-14th), the Sovereign Dineh Nation Survival School. which was revived last year after a 20 year hiatus, will take place again on Big Mountain. If you are in Taos, NM or Oakland, CA and are interested in attending a fundraising event for Survival School, please contact:  sdnsurvives@hotmail.com (Taos:... [Read more]


St. Louis Ballot Initiative Against Peabody’s Tax Breaks St. Louis Ballot Initiative Against Peabody’s Tax Breaks

By Tim Logan. From STL Today Local progressive activists this week will open a new front in their long-running battle with Peabody Energy: They’re going after tax breaks for the coal giant’s business partners. Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment plans Wednesday to file signatures for a ballot measure that would ban St. Louis tax incentives... [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

Photo: Michelle Christiance Table of Contents: BLACK MESA INDIGENOUS SUPPORT FUNDING... 


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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