Tim DeChristopher, climate activist and co-founder of Peaceful Uprising, was
sentenced to jail for two years for disrupting a leasing auction for federal oil and gas
exploration, saving 150,000 acres of wilderness near Arches Canyon Park, etc. The
Interior Department canceled many of the leases shortly after the auction and a
subsequent court injunction. They said they had been rushed into auction with insufficient environmental and scientific review, Tim served 21 months in prison, from July 2011 through April 2013.
March 2011, Tim speaks outside the courtroom after his guilty verdict.
Bidder 70 Documentary trailer.
San Carlos Apache Women
A group of Apache women leading the protest walk into Oak Flat, including Miss San Carlos Apache and an elder woman who also wore a sash with a title.
In the later part of 2014, the Oak Flat sacred land of the San Carlos Apache tribe was traded to a foreign mining company, disregarding the opposition from the tribe. This beautiful land is currently used to complete various ceremonies like the Sunrise Ceremony by the Apache tribe, and others by different Native American tribes.
"From Times Square to the Capitol, Apache Protestors Fight US Land Swap with Mining Company," July 17, 2015
"The Apache v. Rio Tinto," Nick Kimberly, July 31, 2015
"Selling Off Apache Holy Land," Lydia Millet, May 29, 2015
For 30 years Chief Raoni of The Kayapo People, has dedicated his life to trying to stop the Belo Monte Dam from being built in the Amazon Rainforest. Chief Raoni, now in his 80s, has vowed to fight to the death with his Warriors rather than let Belo Monte be built." He has met many World Leaders, traveling extensively in his efforts to get the world to awaken to the catastrophic climate nightmare awaiting, if Brazil's President, Dilma Rousseff, continues ahead with building Belo Monte, the third largest and most inefficient dam in the world, along with a further 59 dams, and over 400 in Brazil by 2030. If Belo Monte continues to be built it will bring Genocide to Chief Raoni's People, to Shayla Juruna's, and to ALL those dependant on the mighty River Xingu for their very *EXISTENCE*
-Support Chief Raoni, Facebook page has lots of information.
-Chief Raoni -Ways to help-