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Sacred Water Tour — Updates

In about two months, we’ll be helping to lead the Sacred Water Tour in eastern Nevada, on traditional lands of the Goshute and Shoshone nations. We’re in the thick of planning the trip and coordinating with activists in the area. The latest news, which we’re pleased to announce, is that our good friend and fellow […]

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Sacred Water Tour 2015: Stop the Water Grab!

Stealing Water From the Desert? We Say No! Join us this Memorial Day weekend for a tour of sacred lands threatened by unsustainable “development”. We will spend three days visiting the communities to be affected by the water grab, learning about the project and the threatened sacred lands and waters, and camping in some of […]

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Report Back: Sacred Water Tour 2014

From the Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition, a report-back from the 2014 Sacred Water Tour:   By 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 […]

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“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 […]

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Sacred Water Tour: May 24th-26th

STOP THE WATER GRAB! Las Vegas developers are scheming to take all the groundwater from eastern Nevada. We aim to stop them! Memorial Day weekend (May 24th to 26th) we will touring the water grab region. We will be guided by the traditional inhabitants of this land, members of the Goshute and Shoshone nations. We’ll […]

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Video: Stop The SNWA Water Grab Teach-In

Saturday, January 11, 2014 Did you know that Las Vegas is planning a $15 billion project to extract water from the driest places in the country? And that ranchers, farmers, indigenous and rural communities, hunters, and environmentalists are coming together to fight it? ________ Watch community organizers speak about the so-called “Water Grab” – the […]

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Groundwater Pipeline Threatens Great Basin Desert, Indigenous Groups

The Confederated Tribes of the Goshute, or CTGR (the name “Goshute” derives from the native word Ku’tsip or Gu’tsip, people of ashes, desert, or dry earth), [17] “reside in an isolated oasis in the foothills of the majestic Deep Creek Mountains on what is now the Utah/ Nevada state line,” according to their web page […]

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Latest News: SNWA Coalition, New Members, and More

DGR Great Basin is helping to organize a coalition of individuals and groups to fight the Las Vegas Water Grab. Learn more by watching this video (produced by Max Wilbert): TO GET INVOLVED IN THIS FIGHT: – email DGRgreatbasin@riseup.net – follow Stop the SNWA Water Grab on Facebook – comment on this post – share […]

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