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Support for Peaks arrestees needed!

October 20, 2011

Trial for Protect the Peaks Six Arrested at August Protest Begins Thursday
Support Needed


Flagstaff, AZ – On Thursday, October 20, 2011, six Protect the Peaks supporters who were arrested during an August 7 march for protection of the Holy San Francisco Peaks will go to trial. Five of the six are charged with “Obstructing A Public Thoroughfare” and one individual with “Obstruction of Government Operation.” The Protect the Peaks supporters invite community supporters to join them inside and outside the courthouse during the trial. The bench trial will take place at Flagstaff Municipal Court located at 15 North Beaver in downtown Flagstaff at 9:30 AM.

If you cannot attend please consider sending a donation for legal support through www.truesnow.org or www.indigenousaction.org.


During the August 7 march more than one hundred people, including families with children and elders, marched through downtown Flagstaff on a Sunday in protest of the destruction and desecration of the San Francisco Peaks by Arizona Snowbowl. As the protesters peacefully passed out flyers and carried banners through Flagstaff’s Southside, police aggressively disrupted the march, grabbing those who were closest to the street, pulling them into the street and arresting them. As six marchers were handcuffed, the remaining demonstrators continued to yell demands for an end to the Peaks’ desecration.

Video prior to the march

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