Celebrate Earth Day 2022 by Protecting Oak Flat

A section of Chí’chil Biłdagoteel, loosely translated as “Oak Flat” in English
  1. Watch “Save Oak Flat, Arizona (2021)” from Elias Butler Photography
  2. Read “Save Our Church from Destruction” by Terry Rambler, Chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe
  3. Listen to the LifeQuest Liberty podcast episode titled “The Battle to Save Oak Flat”
  4. Read the resolutions from various tribes supporting Oak Flat
  5. Read congressional testimony from Dr. Wendsler Nosie, founder of Apache Stronghold
  6. Read congressional testimony from Naelyn Pike, Apache Youth Leader
  7. Watch The Guardian’s video: “The Apache war against copper mining
  8. Watch the Sierra Club video featuring Dr. Wendsler Nosie: “The Fight for Oak Flat
  9. Listen to the Dirtbag Diaries podcast episode on Oak Flat for the perspective of outdoor enthusiasts
  1. Register to vote, and VOTE.
  2. Ask your Representative to co-sponsor the Save Oak Flat Act (H.R. 1884). Email, call, tweet, and/or send a postcard to the office
  3. Ask your Senators to cosponsor the Save Oak Flat Act (S. 915). Email, call, tweet, and/or send a postcard to the offices
  4. Create a video on why you support Oak Flat and post it on social media with the hashtags #SaveOakFlat and #BJCAdvocacy (And tag BJC: @BJContheHill)
  1. Share BJC’s Instagram slideshow of reasons groups support Oak Flat
  2. Take the #OakFlatChallenge to get a sense of the size of the crater
  3. Share “The Battle to Save Oak Flat” article from Liberty magazine
  4. Share the Sierra Club video featuring Naelyn Pike: “The Fight for Oak Flat: A Spiritual Battle for Sacred Land
  5. Give a friend a copy of the visual novel Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West by Lauren Redniss

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