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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

Wildfire Season Begins

06/18/2012 ● By Steve

The summer wildfire season in the desert, mountains and pass areas of southern California, began this weekend.As of this morning, the View fire, near Cabazon, is around 300 acres in size, and is 40 pe

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

The May 18, 2012 Sun Blast Newsletter

05/18/2012 ● By Steve

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Native American tribes join environmental, recreation and hunting organizations to call for a moratorium on “fast-tracking” massive energy projects on public lands

05/15/2012 ● By Steve

(Ocotillo and San Diego, California)—An unprecedented coalition of environmental leaders, tribal representatives, off-road vehicle users, writers/artists, hunters, outdoor enthusiasts, community resid

East Jesus Art Jam Celebration

05/14/2012 ● By Steve

On the weekend of March 24th, East Jesus had a celebration of the successful conclusion of their fundraising campaign on Indygogo by having a weekend long Art Jam where guests came out to work on art

10th Annual Joshua Tree Music Festival May 18-20!

05/10/2012 ● By Steve

If the high security, enormous prices, long lines, and vast crowds of Coachella are too much to bear just to see a dead rapper perform, then check out the Joshua Tree Music Festival, May 18-20. 

Eric Burdon's Highway 62

05/09/2012 ● By Steve

One of our favorite desert musicians, and a rock legend through and through - Eric Burdon - singing about that little ribbon of asphalt that runs through Joshua Tree - Highway 62.

The Queen of the Desert set to perform at the 2012 Joshua Tree Music Festival!

05/09/2012 ● By Steve

Khaira Arby is known as “the Queen of the Desert,” and though many of us in this corner of the world may not know of her, after seeing her perform at the Joshua Tree Music Festival this May, it’s a go

Sixth Annual Desert Writers Issue Call for Submissions

05/07/2012 ● By Steve

The Sun Runner Magazine's Sixth Annual Desert Writers IssueCall for Submissions:The Sun Runner Magazine is seeking submissions for the publication’s Sixth Annual Desert Writers Issue.  Submission