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Cronkite News: Apache Stronghold continues annual walk to sacred site
Cronkite News: Apache Stronghold continues annual walk to sacred site (February 15, 2019)

A sacred Apache site is being threatened by a huge mining project in Arizona.


Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache activist joins rally at U.S. Capitol
Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache activist joins rally at U.S. Capitol (May 22, 2018)

'There are many issues that need to be addressed, but Congress doesn’t matter if there’s no water,' said Apache activist Wendsler Nosie Sr.


Trump administration set to advance copper mine on sacred Apache site
Trump administration set to advance copper mine on sacred Apache site (July 13, 2017)

Before Indian Country's attention turned to the #NoDAPL movement, there was the fight to save Oak Flat, a sacred Apache site in Arizona, from a huge mine.


Stephanie Woodard: The never-ending Indian wars continue across the nation
Stephanie Woodard: The never-ending Indian wars continue across the nation (January 25, 2017)

The drama and injustice on display at Standing Rock have taught a new generation of observers what Native Americans already know.


Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site
Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site (January 2, 2017)

Oak Flat, a desert landscape and 90-minute drive outside Phoenix, lies in the midst of an environmental and economic controversy.


Cronkite News: Apache leader welcomes listing at sacred Oak Flat
Cronkite News: Apache leader welcomes listing at sacred Oak Flat (March 15, 2016)

Opponents of a proposed copper mine at the Oak Flat campground scored a point when it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places this month – but while they won the battle, they haven’t won the war.


Mine on sacred Apache site in Arizona remains a hot political issue
Mine on sacred Apache site in Arizona remains a hot political issue (March 11, 2016)

What started off as a seemingly obscure battle has resulted in the conviction of a Republican lawmaker, a slew of belittling actions from another Republican, a major lobbying campaign in Indian Country and a cross-country, media-grabbing caravan to the U.S. Capitol.


Wife of Bernie Sanders slated to visit sacred Apache site in Arizona
Wife of Bernie Sanders slated to visit sacred Apache site in Arizona (March 8, 2016)

Jane Sanders will meet with the Apache Stronghold, a group started by Wendsler Nosie, Sr., a council member for the San Carlos Apache Tribe.


Bill in Senate repeals rider for mine at sacred Apache site
Bill in Senate repeals rider for mine at sacred Apache site (November 6, 2015)

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont), a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, introduced the Save Oak Flat Act.


War of words escalates on mine at sacred Apache site in Arizona
War of words escalates on mine at sacred Apache site in Arizona (July 27, 2015)

Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona), the sponsor of the Save Oak Flat Act, is striking back at Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona).


San Carlos Apache Tribe clashes with Rep. Gosar after rally
San Carlos Apache Tribe clashes with Rep. Gosar after rally (July 23, 2015)

Republican Congressman threatens Apache Stronghold with arrest after members attempt to discuss sacred site in Arizona.


San Carlos Apache Tribe lands in DC to rally for sacred site
San Carlos Apache Tribe lands in DC to rally for sacred site (July 22, 2015)

After traveling 2,000 miles across the country, the Apache Stronghold is rally at the U.S. Capitol to save sacred Oak Flat from a mining development.


Wendsler Nosie: US government approves theft of sacred land
Wendsler Nosie: US government approves theft of sacred land (February 20, 2015)

The taking of property without the laws that apply normally. Isn’t that called stealing?