Protect Thacker Pass: Webinar Recording with Will Falk, Updates and Actions
On Wednesday August 25, NCRN hosted a Webinar with Will Falk (recording above). Will is an attorney, writer, activist, and organizer with Protect Thacker Pass. Protect Thacker Pass is an “independent, grassroots collective of people” protecting the land and all life from a proposed lithium mine in the Central Basin, Nevada. For Thacker Pass Facebook click here. Latest Updates and Actions: ** "Earlier today, Judge Miranda Du rejected requests from the Reno-Sparks Indian Tribe, Burns Paiute Tribe, and Atsa Koodakuh wyh Nuwu/People of Red Mountain to put an emergency halt on planned archeological digging for the Thacker Pass lithium mine. Read more here: The Lust for Money (Max Wilbert, Sept. 3, 2021) ** TAKE ACTION: Attention Supporters: We need your help this week! "We need your help this week to put pressure on Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, asking her to at the very least delay digging at Thacker Pass so consultation can be done properly. Native people of this region have been disregarded and disrespected by the Bureau of Land Management, and now digging threatens sacred sites and massacre sites very soon. This is urgent!" Please reach out to Secretary Deb Haaland today! ** Press Release: Native People, Supporters Will Gather on September 12th to Commemorate an 1865 Massacre (Max Wilbert, Sept. 7, 2021) ** Donations to Protect Thacker Pass.
Pronghorn Antelope. Photo from Protect Thacker Pass.