Articles Archive 2022

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.



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2022 Articles Archive

Arizona students come to lobby as courts, Congress, fight over Oak Flat | Cronkite News, Tori Gantz, November 18, 2022
Oak Flat:  Biden's Justice Department Opposes Friends of the Court Filing of Apache Elder, NCAI and Grandmothers | Censored News, Brenda Norrell, September 14, 2022
BLM: Ariz. copper mine land swap review was flawed | GREENWIRE, Jan Holzman, September 13, 2022 | The Trump administration's environmental review of a land swap for the contentious Resolution Copper mine in Arizona was flawed, scientists at the Bureau of Land Management concluded in a report earlier this year and made public this week.
Federal Report Supports Saving Oak Flat:  New BLM Report Exposes Devastation | Censored News, Brenda Norrell, September 13, 2022
Oak Flat:  Resolution Copper Plans to Cover Ancient O'odaham Community With Mine Tailings | Censored News, Brenda Norrell, September 8, 2022
Video Statement Wendsler Nosie Sr., 05/13/2022 | AZ representative from NW Phoenix district 8 introduced House bill to the natural resources committee to push the FEIS Thru for Resolution copper. With Arizona currently in a drought she is not representing her constituents. Call her office , your representatives , to revoke the bill . We do not support destruction of oak flat and the contamination of billions of gallons of ground water.
Lesko Press Release, 05/12/2022 | WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) introduced H.R. 7722, the Unleashing American Resources Act, to require the Secretary of Agriculture to reissue the final Environmental Impact Statement for the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange to allow the Arizona facility to immediately begin production.
Sermon:  The Prophetic Mysticism of Wendsler Nosie Sr. | Blog of the First Mennonite Church of San Francisco, by Joanna Lawrence Shenk, April 10, 2022
Can the US Go Green Without Destroying Sacred Native Lands? | Mother Jones, May-June 2022 Edition 
Why should Arizona desecrate sacred lands just to send copper to China? | Arizona Republic, Terry Rambler, April 12, 2022
The Apache Runners and Their Quest to Save a Holy Mountain | Runners World, Annette McGivney, April 8, 2022
O'odham Stronghold: Prayer Run Phoenix to Oak Flat | Censored News, Brenda Norrell, Feb. 17, 2022
Oak Flat Statement of Support | Poor People's Campaign: A National Call For Moral Revival | From Bishop William J. Barber II, DMin and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis
Chair Grijalva Visits Oak Flat with U.S. Forest Service and San Carlos Apache Tribal Leaders | Natural Resources Committee | Press Release, Feb 11, 2022
Respect the Sacred Land of Indigenous Peoples, Protect Oak Flat from Mining | Faith in Action:  All Saints Episcopal Church, Pasadena CA, January 30, 2022
The Battle to Save Oak Flat | Liberty Magazine, Jan/Feb Edition | Reverend Jennifer Hawks, January 1, 2022