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The Two Towers

11/19/2013 ● By Steve

If all goes according to plan, a pair of gargantuan towers will soon rise from the desert floor...

Film on the Front Lines: An Interview with Robert Lundahl on his new film "Who Are My People?"

08/30/2013 ● By Steve

The gold rush for green power development across the desert is destroying Native American sacred sites and environmental resources.

Protestors Mourn the Death of Our Desert at Ocotillo

09/30/2012 ● By Steve

On National Public Lands Day, September 29, a funeral was held near Ocotillo, along the border of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, not for a human being, but rather for the desert itself.

Obama Administration Releases Their Roadmap for Widespread Solar Energy Development Across the Desert and Elsewhere

07/25/2012 ● By Steve

By Steve BrownTurning a deaf ear toward concerns about destruction of the desert's ecology, Native American cultural resources and sacred sites, lack of tribal consultation and public input, and

Traditional Ancestral Mourning Ceremony at Ocotillo Site near Devestating Wind Energy Project

06/18/2012 ● By Steve

A traditional Native American ancestral mourning ceremony and all-night wake will be held from 7 p.m., Saturday, June 23, to dawn, Sunday, June 24, near the wind energy site near the site of the Ocoti

Glimpses of the Native Desert - the June/July 2012 Issue

06/01/2012 ● By Steve

The Sun Runner offers "Glimpses of the Native Desert" in our June/July 2012 issue.  We explore Little Petroglyph Canyon, take a look at the film A Good Day to Die, and remember Dr. Katherine Siva

BLM Sets Public Meetings for Solar Project Near El Centro

05/15/2012 ● By Steve

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is announcing public meetings in El Centro, Calif. on Wednesday, May 23 for the proposed San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) Ocotillo Sol solar energy project in

The Ocotillo Forest and YIMBYism

05/09/2012 ● By Steve

By Tom BudlongI’m betting hardly anyone knows we have a forest in our desert. Most know what an Ocotillo is, but a forest of them? So there it is, just north of Ocotillo, the little town that still is