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Defend Black Mesa Sovereignty. Protect Dine Ways of Life May 14th 2018 Defend Black Mesa Sovereignty. Protect Dine Ways of Life May 14th 2018

  On May 14, 2018, the Diné elders of Black Mesa and Big Mountain are calling resisters from near and far to converge at Black Mesa! On that day, they will launch a continuous camp to defend Diné sovereignty and share traditional ways of life with the younger generation. Participants will help shear sheep and plant crops, supporting the elders... [Read more]


Extreme Drought Conditions on Black Mesa: Support Urgently Requested Extreme Drought Conditions on Black Mesa: Support Urgently Requested

  This spring on Black Mesa, the wind is blowing more dust than moisture, which can be typical this time of year. However as a result from the below average monsoon season in 2017 followed by a winter that netted only a few weak storms, the indigenous resistance communities of Black Mesa are facing extreme drought conditions. According to official... [Read more]


Laura Flanders Show Special Report on Mining and Resistance on Black Mesa Laura Flanders Show Special Report on Mining and Resistance on Black Mesa

Check out Jordan Flaherty’s coverage of mining and resistance on Black Mesa on the Laura Flanders Show.   http://www.lauraflanders.com/?video=TiZ7pPNISyc  Read More →


Call for Support: Volunteers Requested for Sheepherdering and Human Rights Observing Call for Support: Volunteers Requested for Sheepherdering and Human Rights Observing

Ongoing support in the form of volunteer sheepherders and human rights observers are requested on Black Mesa. So many families within in the communities on Black Mesa have opened their homes to countless supporters over the years,creating an opportunity to engage in true support and solidarity. Families have said that supporters have played a helpful... [Read more]


“Big Mountain is Under Siege Again”–Louise Benally on Livestock Impoundments “Big Mountain is Under Siege Again”–Louise Benally on Livestock Impoundments

  “We are asking you to take action. Big Mountain is under siege again because Peabody Coal is losing its income from coal mining, so it is pressuring the tribal government to attack its own people. We’ve been opposed to the mining since 1974 when PL 93-531 was passed.  Now with the coal companies collapsing they are trying to take... [Read more]


Elder Matriarch Relocation Resister, Ida Mae Clinton, Passes on to the Spirit World Elder Matriarch Relocation Resister, Ida Mae Clinton, Passes on to the Spirit World

With great sadness and respect for a powerful life, we share that Elder Matriarch relocation resister, Ida Mae Clinton, of Star Mountain, has passed onto the spirit world. With the permission of her family, we share this video–made by NaBahe Katenay Keedihiihii this spring–in memory of Ida Mae’s life. Her family sends appreciation... [Read more]


Requesting immediate Support for Dineh Resistance Communities  whose livestock are being impounded by Hopi Rangers and Federal Agents. Requesting immediate Support for Dineh Resistance Communities whose livestock are being impounded by Hopi Rangers and Federal Agents.

Photo Credit @Narindankura Nadine. Below is the letter that the community members impacted by impoundments delivered today at the Navajo Nation Council Chambers in Window Rock: Requesting immediate Support for so-called “Hopi Partition Land ( HPL)” residents whose livestock are being impounded by Hopi Rangers and Federal Agents. The Hopi... [Read more]


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Action Alerts

“Big Mountain is Under Siege Again”–Louise Benally on Livestock Impoundments “Big Mountain is Under Siege Again”–Louise Benally on Livestock Impoundments

  “We are asking you to take action. Big Mountain is under siege again... 


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... 


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Voices from the Land

“Big Mountain is Under Siege Again”–Louise Benally on Livestock Impoundments “Big Mountain is Under Siege Again”–Louise Benally on Livestock Impoundments

  “We are asking you to take action. Big Mountain is under siege again... 


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... 


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