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2014 Sacred Water Tour Report-Back

Max Wilbert, Susan Hyatt, Katie Wilson, and Michael Carter, Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition In late May 2014, members of Deep Green Resistance (DGR), Great Basin Water Network, the Ely-Shoshone Indian tribe, and others toured the valleys of eastern Nevada and western Utah targeted by the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) for groundwater extraction.[1] The … Continue reading 2014 Sacred Water Tour Report-Back

“Sacred Water Tour” Opposes the SNWA Groundwater Project

Ely, Nev. – A camping tour of the region that will be affected by the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) groundwater development project is taking place over memorial day weekend – and you’re invited. The trip, which will take place from May 24th to 26th, will begin at the north end of the water grab … Continue reading “Sacred Water Tour” Opposes the SNWA Groundwater Project

“Sacred Water Tour” Opposes the SNWA Groundwater Project

By Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Great Basin Ely, Nev. – A camping tour of the region that will be affected by the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) groundwater development project is taking place over memorial day weekend – and you’re invited. The trip, which will take place from May 24th to 26th, will … Continue reading “Sacred Water Tour” Opposes the SNWA Groundwater Project

Our Land, Our Life – Two Western Shoshone elders struggle to protect land from mines

The Film Our Land, Our Life presents the struggle of Carrie and Mary Dann, two Western Shoshone elders, to address the threat mining development poses to the sacred and environmentally sensitive lands of Crescent Valley, Nevada. From film transcript: Now you may ask yourself why the US government would come in and raid a ranch … Continue reading Our Land, Our Life – Two Western Shoshone elders struggle to protect land from mines

Fight back against massive infrastructure and stand in solidarity with the Goshute, Shoshone, and Paiute Nations!

DGR Great Basin is participating in a coalition of groups and individuals opposed to the SNWA water grab – a massive infrastructure project in eastern Nevada. Please contact us at DGRGreatBasin@riseup.net to get involved in this project.

Groundwater Pipeline Threatens Great Basin Desert, Indigenous Groups

nBy Michael Carter, Deep Green Resistance Colorado Plateau The Pipeline Proposal The Great Basin stretches from Utah’s Great Salt Lake to the Sierra Nevada Mountains and from southern Idaho to southern California.  About seven inches of rain falls in Nevada a year, and   some areas receive less than five.  The Great Basin is a cold … Continue reading Groundwater Pipeline Threatens Great Basin Desert, Indigenous Groups

Native Americans begin 272 mile walk/run to protest water theft scheme

By Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation On Saturday, May 4, 2013, approximately 70 Native Americans representing the Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation, Wells Colony, Elko/TeMoke Tribe, Battle Mountain and Yomba Shoshone along with Tribal members from the Northern Ute, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Navajo, Cherokee and non-natives begin a Walk/Run from Wells, Nevada towards Caliente, Nevada, … Continue reading Native Americans begin 272 mile walk/run to protest water theft scheme