"Today we take direct action to stop further desecration and destruction of
the Holy San Francisco Peaks. We stand with our ancestors, with allies and
with those who also choose to embrace diverse tactics to safeguard
Indigenous People’s cultural survival, our community’s health, and this
sensitive mountain ecosystem
taken. Today, tomorrow and for a healthy future, we say “enough!”
asked yet we hear no response, “what part of sacred don’t you understand?”
Mother Earth has existed and continues here in what we now call Arizona.
the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, evidently the US has not currently
observed and acted upon this declaration, otherwise we would not be taking
has been sustained. Prayer vigils, petitions, lobbying, protests, and many
diverse tactics have been embraced. Historic court battles have been
wastewater snow, which is filled with cancer causing and other harmful
contaminants, as well as clear-cut over 30,000 trees. The Peaks are a
pristine and beautiful place, a fragile ecosystem, and home to rare and
endangered species of plants and animals.
protection of culture, the environment and community health to resist
destruction and desecration of the Peaks:
Snowbowl’s and all corporate greed
their contract to sell wastewater to Snowbowl
permission allowing wastewater to be used for snowmaking.