Archive for October, 2009

A Few More Actions

A few more actions from the Minga: Another anti-mines banner, this one reading  “No New Mines on Apache Land! Ya Basta!” was hung in Tucson, AZ on October 16 (this time from the  “Snake Bridge” over Broadway Boulevard). It was in opposition to the proposed mine in Superior, Arizona on sacred Apache land. Also in […]

More actions from the Minga (Global Mobilization in Defense of Mother Earth and the Peoples): Phoenix, AZ — The week was kicked off with a protest at Arizona State University against the recognition of “Columbus Day,” along with education about the true  (genocidal) nature of Columbus. The rest of the week consists of a media […]

October 12 (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. Rallies, protests and other actions are being carried out around the world in response to the […]