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Banner Hang in Tucson Against Proposed Copper Mine on Apache Land

October 16, 2009
10/14/09 Banner hang over Tucson, AZ Snake Bridge

10/14/09 Banner hang over Tucson, AZ Snake Bridge

On the morning of October 16, a banner reading “No New Mines on Apache Land! Ya Basta!” was hung from the Tucson, AZ “Snake Bridge” over Broadway Boulevard. It was in opposition to the proposed mine in Superior, Arizona on sacred Apache land. For more pictures continue.

Entrance to Tucson Snake Bridge

Entrance to Tucson Snake Bridge

Climber aproaching the Sanke Bridge

Climber aproaching the Snake Bridge

RedBanner0333This banner hang was also taken in solidarity with the Minga (Global Mobilization in Defense of Mother Earth and the Peoples). A week of action in solidarity with the 517th anniversary of Columbus’ landing in the Western Hemisphere) marked the first day of the Global “Minga”/Mobilization in Defense of Mother Earth and the Peoples, called by the IV Continental Summit of Indigenous Peoples Abya Yala. We stand in solidarity with the Apaches as they resist Resolution Coppers proposed mine in Superior Arizona.  For more information on Apache resistance and information on the proposed mine visit Survival Solidarity’s Apache Resistance page. For more on the week of solidarity visit Root Force.org.

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