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The struggle of the Standing Rock Sioux & the incredible unity on display right now by Native American tribes from across the land is inspiring the world. American Muslim communities stand with you for the sacred, for the water, for the Earth, and for human dignity. I recommend reading this complete article. – Susan Sacirbey
As a footnote, a most relevant quote by Edward Abbey: “No, wilderness is not a luxury, but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread. A civilization which destroys what little remains of the wild, the spare, the original, is cutting itself off from its origins and betraying the principle of civilization itself.”

Blog Report: NATIVE AMERICANS MUST BE CONSULTED OVER “BLACK HILLS” LAND SALE: UN HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICIAL, By Ambassador MoImageThe Sioux peoples had been acknowledged their rights to the Black Hills via an 1868 Treaty with the US Government until gold was discovered there & a US Congressional Act re-designated the area under US Government control. The US Government has now put up the lands for sale. Of particular concern areĀ  5 tracts of land in Black Hills area of South Dakota which are within a site sacred to the Lakota. –MORE–