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Big Mountain benefit event - Support Indigenous Resistance!
RESISTANCE AT BIG MOUNTAIN - A benefit event in Santa Cruz for the 2009 Caravan to Black Mesa.
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Please join us at 6:30pm on the evening of Friday, November 13th!
Location: Barrios Unidos
Special Guest Speaker: DANNY BLACKGOAT
Film Screening: BROKEN RAINBOW
This event is a benefit for the 2009 Fall Caravan to Black Mesa.
"We are resisting relocation and the coal mining not only for ourselves but for the whole world. Black Mesa must not be desecrated because of its sacredness --it provides life to all living things including all the human races."
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Relocation is genocide.
"I will die fighting this law. I am doing it for my children and my grandchildren and your children and their children. It is everybodys future." -Roberta Blackgoat
"The Big Mountain matriarchal leaders always believed that resisting forced relocation will eventually benefit all ecological systems, including the human race," says Bahe Keediniihii, Dineh organizer and translator. "Continued residency by families throughout the Big Mountain region has a significant role in the intervention of Peabody’s future plan for Black Mesa coal to be the major source of unsustainable energy, the growing dependency on fossil fuel, and escalating green house gas emissions. We will continue to fight to defend our homelands."
"There is no word for relocation in the Navajo language. To relocate is to disappear and never be seen again." - Pauline Whitesinger, Big Mountain elder
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see a sample clip from the short film, "Ancient Voices", which Danny will screen as part of his presentation this Friday: http://www.twocircles.org/PaulineWhitesignerSampleVideo.html
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