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Tell the Senate: Stop the Native American Land Grab
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: mining, Native Americans, petitions )

Freya
- 163 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In a secret, backroom deal, Congress snuck language into a must-pass defense bill to transfer sacred Native American lands in Arizona to a multinational copper mining company.
Citing Religious Freedom, Native Americans Fight to Take Back Sacred Land From Mining Companies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Oak Flats, Native Americans, corporations, mining, Arizona, John McCain, Jeff Flake, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, government, republicans, politics, news )

Carrie
- 340 days ago - nationofchange.org
For generations, members of the Apache Native American tribe have viewed Oak Flat as a holy, sacred place. "It's our sacred land ~ it's where we come to pray," Carrie Sage Curley, an Apache woman, told ThinkProgress.
Learn From Past! October 1, 2010: Runoff From Old Mines Raises Fears!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mining, pollution, science, wildlife, research, politics, habitatdestruction, water, environment, destruction, animals, globalwarming, conservation, healthconditions, humans, habitat, ecosystems, trees, protection, forests, endangered, crime, dishonesty, e )

Roxy
- 1069 days ago - startribune.com
Environmental groups have found high concentrations of metals leaching into streams and wetlands from two long-closed sources: one old test mine and one abandoned mine. The pollution runs off waste rock excavated decades ago and piled at the sites
Tell Congress: Update the Mining Law of 1872! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: mining, 1872 law, usa, Salish Tribe, Kootenai Tribe )

Nancy
- 1533 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Chicago Peak is located in Western Montana's Cabinet Mountains Wilderness Area, and is a holy place for the Salish and Kootenai native tribes. In other words: It's a terrible location for a massive proposed copper and silver mine.
Bush Administration's Uranium Mining Decision Could Affect Tribes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, BLM, Bush, Mining, Culture, Society, Environment, bushadministration, ethics, government, politics )

Kat
- 2733 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
WASHINGTON - The Bureau of Land Management, an agency within the Department of the Interior, in early December eliminated a regulation that gave two congressional committees the power to require the secretary of interior to set aside public lands from...
   

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