CPT Turtle Island Solidarity Network

Pray to Save Oak Flat from Destruction

CPT members are accompanying Apache Stronghold in prayer and action to protect Oak Flat (Chi’chil Biłdagoteel), a sacred site, from destruction by Resolution Copper.

Resolution Copper's mining tools are visible above Oak Flat forests

CPT accompanies Apache Stronghold at Oak Flat

CPT now has a team on the ground to accompany the community as they continue to resist mining corporations who plan to destroy their sacred sites

five people walk down a road towards the mountains in the distance.

Oak Flat Holy Land 

A photo essay from recent CPT accompaniment alongside the Apache Stronghold to protect the sacred lands of Chi’chil Bildagoteel, Oak Flat, Arizona.

First Nations leaders hold a banner that reads "Heal the River" with a drawing of Turtle Island

Indigenous nations unite to protect lands

Four Indigenous communities announce an alliance to protect their territories from mining exploration without their consent

A statue of a man in a cloak is inside a cage on the sidewalk

Housing is a Human Right

Solidarity with Indigenous and migrant communities includes solidarity with those who are unhoused.

an aerial view of the drill pad that is drilling under the Wedzin Kwa in Wet'suwet'en territory.

Solidarity relationships lead to victory

Twenty years of Grass Narrows action and solidarity relationships have led to victory against logging companies. Solidarity relationships form a critical aspect of supporting the Wet’suwet’en people to keep the oil and gas industry off their land.

three images are overlapped horizontally, the top image shows Kurdish protests, men holding up signs. The second image shows a Palestinian man holding a flag, facing six Israeli soldiers. The bottom image is a path covered in snow and bordered by thick pine forest, a blockade in the distance. The text overlay reads, "From Kurdistan to Palestine to Turtle Island, we honour Indigenous Peoples Day"

Moving toward Indigenous Liberation

This week the US celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day, rebranding what used to be Columbus Day to focus on Indigenous liberation instead of colonial violence.

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