Articles Archive 2020

Learn more about the fight to save Chi’chil Biłdagoteel (Oak Flat). News media and articles below are just a few of dozens that have been written about the fight to protect Save Oak Flat over the many years battle to protect Oak Flat.

SEE ALSO:   RE: Rio Tinto & BHP

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2020 - Articles Archive

The Trump administration is pushing through approval of mining and energy projects on public lands. | New York Times | Eric Lipton, Dec 30, 2020

The Mine at Oak Flat: A Timeline of Government Bad Faith | Moyers on Demacracy | Asa Burroughs, December 29, 2020

Oak Flat is sacred to the Apache – of course Trump wants to bulldoze it for a copper mine | Red Green and Blue | Michael Brune, Sierra Club, Dec 21, 2020

The Trump Administration’s Lasting Impact on Indian Country | High Country News | Anna V. Smith, Dec 16, 2020

Oak Flat Is Sacred -- Not a Sacrifice Zone | Sierra Club | Michael Brune, December 18, 2020

Oak Flat is Sacred, and not only to the San Carlos Apache! | Carol Rose, co-pastor of Shalom Mennonite Fellowship in Tucson, AZ December 16, 2020

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Blasts Forest Service on Rushed Resolution Copper Process | AZ Mining Oversight Oak Flat Mining Dec 15, 2020

Op-Ed: Trump is making a last-minute push to turn a sacred Arizona oasis into a copper pit | Las Angeles Times | James Pogue, December 13, 2020

Did feds fast-track Resolution Copper mine project in Trump's last days? Foes say 'yes' | Arizona Republic | Debra Utacia Krol, December 11, 2020

Protect Oak Flat | Pueblo Action Alliance | December 10, 2020

US to approve Arizona mine land deal Indigenous group opposes | Aljazeera | December 8, 2020

Trump admin accused of rushing to approve mining deal on land held sacred by Native Americans | The Hill | Joseph Guzman, December 7, 2020

With a month to stop a mine, he's occupying a sacred site | Green Rocks Newsletter | Ian Morse, December 3, 2020

Next Step Set For This Month In Oak Flat Copper Mine Deal | KJZZ | Katherine Davis-Young, December 1, 2020

Trump Is About to Hand Over Sacred Apache Land to a Mining Company | Vice News | Ian Kumamoto, November 26, 2020

Save Sacred Oak Flat Federal Land and Stop Giveaway to Foreign-Owned Resolution Copper | NCAI, National Congress of American Indians Nov 25, 2020

Trump Admin Is Rushing to Mine Sacred Tribal Land in Arizona| EcoWatch | Carly Nairn, Nov. 25, 2020

Copper rush: Opponents worry feds have fast-tracked Resolution mine |Cronkite News | Claire Chandler, November 25, 2020

Oak Flat Land Exchange On Schedule To Be Finalized In December | KNAU Arizona NPR Affiliate | Ryan Heinsius, Nov 24, 2020

Revealed: Trump officials rush to mine desert haven native tribes consider holy | The Guardian |  AZ Congressman Grijalva, November 24, 2020
At Thanksgiving, the genocide continues | Mojave Watch | Steve Brown, November 24, 2020 
US House chairman asks Biden to block Rio Tinto/BHP Resolution copper JV | S&P & Global Market Intellegence | Jacob Holzman, November 19, 2020
Don't trust this mining company to protect Oak Flat. Look what it did in Australia | Arizona Central | Op-ed Raúl Grijalva | November 16, 2020
A Fight to Protect a Sacred Site (PDF) | Apache Messenger | Laak'os Parsons shares her 4th grade narrative essay about Oak Flat. November 11, 2020
Naelyn Pike: Apache Fighter and Sacred Site Protector | KCET | Olivia Riggio, September 16, 2020 
Rio's latest mistake: Putting a price on the priceless | The Sydney Morning Herald | Elizabeth Knight, August 28, 2020
Protecting Oak Flat, Mount Graham | Indian Country Today | Newscasts August 4, 2020
#PeopleOfPublicLands Feature Naelyn Pike | Sierra Club Facebook July 31, 2020
Spirit of the Mountain Runners: Apache Run from Oak Flat to Mount Graham | Brenda Norrell, Censored News July 23, 2020 | Letter to NFS Page 1Page 2
The Fight for Oak Flat Isn't Over Yet | Access Fund, July 13, 2020
Imagining Apache Stronghold: Saving, Protecting, Defending Sacred Oak Flat | Radical Imagination Episode 262 | Manhattan Neighborhood Network, March 29, 2020
Convicted former Flagstaff Rep. Renzi looks for presidential pardon | Arizona Daily Sun |Adrian Skabelund May 22, 2019 Updated Mar 2, 2020
Apache activist Wendsler Nosie followed a lifelong path to Resolution copper mine protest | Arizona Republic | Deb Utacia Krol | Jan 15, 2020 - Apache activist Wendsler Nosie Sr. uses spirituality, love and quiet prayer to advocate for environmental and cultural justice. See picture gallery here