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Monday, March 22, 2021

Quechan Running for the Sacred to Indian Pass

 

Photos by Helena Quintana Arrow-Weed, Quechan
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Running to protect sacred land and water from the threat of a gold mine at Indian Pass in the southern California desert, March 20, 2021.


Preston J. Arrow-weed, Quechan 


Preston J. Arrow-weed and Brian Golding preparing
for the run to Indian Pass.



Thomas Jefferson documenting the run.

Photos copyright Helena Quintana Arrow-weed, published with permission at Censored News.

MOUNT RUSHMORE: All charges dropped against land defenders during Trump fireworks


An Indigenous woman raises her fist on July 3 in the Black Hills. Photo by Arlo Iron Cloud.
 
MOUNT RUSHMORE: All charges dropped against land defenders during Trump visit 

March 22, 2021
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RAPID CITY, South Dakota — Today, NDN Collective announced that the charges against Nick Tilsen, NDN Collective President and CEO, and all other Land Defenders arrested on July 3 in the Black Hills will be dropped. This announcement comes after months of political pressure from grassroots groups, including petitions, social media campaigns, and local and national media coverage of the cases.