Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Save the Peaks

Once again, Jason over at The Wildhunt provides some good insight and commentary on an issue that is big in Indian Country right now - The Save the Peaks movement.

From Wildhunt: Screw Your Religion We Want to Ski

"Here we see a primary split between the Judeo-Christian conception of "sacred" and the pre-Christian native conception of "sacred". Since most have a hard time envisioning an entire mountain range as holy and an integral part of one's culture and history they don't understand the trouble over what many consider to be a tiny portion of the mountain range. This lack of understanding creates scenes like the following from the first day of the trial. "

Read more..

If you are in the Flagstaff area, please consider coming down and going in the protest:

Tues. Nov. 1st - 5:00 p.m. - Save the Peaks Candlelight Vigil with updates about Peaks trial, March through downtown Flagstaff and Rally on the front steps of City Hall!

photo by Brian Short Wednesday October 12, 2005 at 04:59 PM


Blogger Dr. Strangejazz said...

Please write something. You're getting as bad as me.

1:10 PM  

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