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SAY NO TO SB2109!

May 17, 2012 by  
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Graphic via Dine Water Rights

Please sign onto this petition from our friends and allies at the Black Mesa Water Coalition!

This bill is the latest colonial attack on Indigenous peoples rights and provides for billions of gallons of  water to be chanelled into Arizona solely for the profit of corporations like Peabody and Salt River Project and to maintain the sprawl of unsustainable cities  in the region.

If you are non-Navajo please click here for the Non-Navajo Supporter Petition Against Senate Bill 2109-HR Bill 4067

If you are a member of the Navajo Nation please click here for the Navajo Petition Against Senate Bill 2109-HR Bill 4067 FINAL

PLEASE SEND THE FILLED OUT PETITIONS TO THE BLACK MESA WATER COALITION (address at the end of petitions).

More information and media coverage:

“What we are giving up is our potential,” said Jihan Gearon, a Navajo and executive director of the Black Mesa Water Coalition, one of several groups trying to defeat the Kyl settlement. “We need water to do anything. Without water, we can’t come back to the reservation. We need to empower our own people.”

Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/12news/news/articles/2012/05/13/20120513arizona-water-navajo-hopi-controversy-part1.html#ixzz1v5lm0BkP

http://www.indigenousaction.org/from-the-fontlines-of-the-water-wars-dine-and-hopi-water-rights-at-risk-protesters-gather-on-navajo-nation/

Navajo Hopi Settlement – S2109 – Summary (via BMWC)

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