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Monday, March 1, 2021

OAK FLAT -- FOREST SERVICE PUTS SACRED OAK FLAT LAND GIVEAWAY ON TEMPORARY HOLD "FOR SEVERAL MONTHS"


Photo credit Anna Jeffrey

By Apache Stronghold
Censored News
March 1, 2021

Contacts:  Dr. Wendsler Nosie, Sr. Apache Stronghold, apaches4ss@yahoo.com

Michael V. Nixon, J.D., michaelvnixon@yahoo.com

 

FOREST SERVICE PUTS SACRED OAK FLAT LAND GIVEAWAY ON TEMPORARY HOLD "FOR SEVERAL MONTHS."

OAK FLAT, Ariz. – The Forest Service announced this morning that it will "rescind" January 15, 2021, Final Environmental Impact Statement which triggered the 60 day time clock to the Oak Flat giveaway.  But the Forest Service added that "consultations such as this generally take several months."

"They are just attempting a temporary strategic retreat," said Apache Stronghold leader and former San Carlos Apache Tribal Chairman Dr. Wendsler Nosie, Sr.  "they still intend to try and give away our sacred land."