Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

February 20, 2013

Sacred Sites Advocates urge Kirkpatrick: Protect sacred Oak Flat

Sacred Sites Advocates Urge Ann Kirkpatrick to Protect the Sacred Oak Flat

By Klee Benally, Dine'
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FLAGSTAFF, AZ -- A handful of Dine' protestors showed up in Flagstaff to urge Congress woman Ann Kirkpatrick to "Say No to Resolution Copper! Protect the Oak Flat & stop the destruction and desecration of Apache lands!"
Although the grand opening of Kirkpatrick's Flagstaff office was cancelled due to a snowstorm, two of her staff members we're greeted by the sacred sites advocates.
Kirkpatrick has also contributed to desecration of the holy San Francisco Peaks. In 2010 she joined John McCain and Jon Kyle in pressuring the US Department of Agriculture to permit Arizona Snowbowl ski resort to make snow from treated sewage on the Peaks.

More information about the struggle to protect Oak Flat:

More information about efforts to protect the San Francisco Peaks:,

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Thanks for the great photos and for showing up to protest Kirkpatrick.

Kirkpatrick has more in common with John McCain than a true democrat like Gabby Giffords. Kirkpatrick has no regard for the land when big money is in the mix.

Here's a short film about Oak Flat and Resolution Copper: