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The Sun Runner joins the protest vs. NSA online spying on American citizens

02/10/2014 ● By Steve

Join us, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, ACLU, Amnesty International & others in The Day We Fight Back Against Mass Surveillance.

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

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

No Shame, No Respect: Solar Millennium Builds a Road on Ancient Geoglyphs

05/09/2012 ● By Steve

In the deserts of California, fast-tracked solar projects are proceeding without shame and without respect. BLM (Bureau of Land Management) permitting allowed projects to go ahead on the basis of inad

Massacre in the Rocks: Solar Millennium Builds on Native American Sacred Sites

05/09/2012 ● By Steve

Solar Millennium has begun to construct a 9,500 acre solar facility on Mojave Desert lands that Native Americans and others consider sacred. The area contains scores of ancient geoglyphs, large rock d

The Killing of Kokopili

05/09/2012 ● By Steve

An excellent introduction to the destruction of Native American cultural resources in the drive to build industrial solar projects across the California deserts by filmmaker Robert Lundahl.

The Death of Tourism in our area and across the American West

05/09/2012 ● By Steve

By Steve BrownThe death of tourism in our area and across the American West. What could be causing it? Off-roading devestation? Theft and diversion of limited water resources? Rampant sprawl and unbri