Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust Kicks Off Virtual Day of Action and National POV Broadcast

The following is a press release from Public Broadcasting System At the foot of the majestic snow-capped Sierras sits Manzanar, the site of the World War II concentration camp where 11,070 Japanese Americans were incarcerated from March 1942 to November 1945. This place is the confluence for memories of Payahüünadü, the now-parched “land of flowing... Continue Reading →

Manzanar Committee Stands with Indigenous Leaders and Other Concerned Inyo Country Residents to Oppose Open-Pit Mine

LOS ANGELES — On March 29, the Manzanar Committee announced that it has joined leaders from the Paiute, the Shoshone, the Timbisha Shoshone, and the Friends of the Inyo in opposing exploratory drilling and the proposed construction of an open-pit, cyanide heap leach mine at Conglomerate Mesa in Inyo County. The Manzanar Committee’s mission leads... Continue Reading →

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