Racism, Genocide, and Ecocide

by Dianna Suarez, founder of Friends of Bear River (FROBERI). Published June 26, 2020 in the Grass Valley Union. First they took the water. The indigenous people of California were prospering here because of the gentle climate and abundance of food. The first disturbance noticed was to the water, because it is essential to life.

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Rise Gold proposes massive mine waste piles in Grass Valley

Note:    Earth Justice Ministries worked to defeat the previous proposal to reopen the Idaho-Maryland Mine and we will work to defeat this one. This article by Ralph Silberstein from Community Environmental Advocates, published in the Grass Valley Union on April 24, 2020,  explains why. See the original article from the Grass Valley Union here.

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