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NATIVE AMERICA CALLING
Your National Electronic Talking Circle
Thursday, January 21, 2021

Just days before the end of the Trump Administration, the U.S. Forest Service took action that paves the way for a massive copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona.

The grassroots Apache Stronghold group filed a lawsuit to save Chi’chil Bildagoteel, also known as Oak Flat. They say the Forest Service’s environmental review was rushed in order to take advantage of the Trump Administration’s pro-development stance.

The Stronghold maintains the mine proposal violates an 1852 treaty and First Amendment rights to religious practice. Native America Calling will get an update on this years-long battle.

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