|Photos by Western Shoshone Carl Bad Bear Sampson|
Bad Bear said their van broke down 99 miles from Battle Mountain. His dad is getting the part, but walkers and runners will be there until the support van is running again. Sunday, March 14, 2021.
Photos by Western Shoshone Photojournalist Carl Bad Bear Sampson.
Running and walking for the land and water -- Day 1 photos to Thacker Pass by Bad Bear
Day 1, March 13, 2021: Walkers and runners departed from Yomba Shoshone on their 273 mile journey to Thacker Pass this morning. Canadian company Lithium Nevada plans a lithium mine, destructive to the land and water in this pristine region. Today, Saturday evening, walkers and runners made it to 20 miles before Austin, Nevada. Join them on Sunday morning as they begin again. The stay places will be Austin and Battle Mountain, Nevada.
Read more about protecting Thacker Pass, north of Winnemucca, Nevada, from this planned open pit lithium mine.
Photos copyright Carl Sampson, Censored News