Bioneers Indigeneity To Be Featured at the San Francisco Earth Day Festival Saturday, April 21

Alexis Bunten

Bioneers Indigeneity


Please join Bioneers Indigeneity this Saturday, April 21 at the San Francisco Civic Center Plaza for the San Francisco Earth Day Festival, where we will be featuring tribal leaders and activists fighting to protect sacred Native American sites on stage at the Redwood Tent from 12:30-2:00 pm. The Redwood Tent is located halfway between McAlister and Grove Streets on the Larkin Street side of the Plaza. You can get directions here.

The Focus of Our Panel is Protecting Sacred Lands and Water

The Apache Stronghold march to save Oak Flat, a sacred site to the Apache, from mining. Meet Apache Stronghold at San Francisco Earth Day.



Alexis Bunten – Our Obligations to Sacred Land and Water

Valentin Lopez – Protect Juristac: No Quarry on Amah Mutsun Sacred Grounds

Isabella Zizi – Protect our Bay: No More Tar Sands Oil in San Francisco

Vanessa Nosie and Carrie Curley – Indigenous Rights and the Fight to Protect Oak Flat

Paloma Flores – Honoring Our Youth: The role of youth in protecting sacred land and water


Tribal Stewards Restore and Protect Their Ancestral Territory at the Amah Mutsun Land Trust Near Santa Cruz, CA, but their most sacred ceremonial site at Juristac is under threat right now.

Standing Rock” was a wake up call for many Americans that the battle to save sacred Native lands and water is also a fight to protect all Americans from the ravages of unbridled development. Native American land-defenders have always been at the front lines to protect their sacred sites. These sacred sites are in the middle of our cities, in our hometowns, and in our national parks.

In this inspiring panel, Native American leaders share their heartbreaking and inspiring campaigns to stop the destruction of sacred sites and waters. Learn about what you can do to help stop an additional 93+ tankers from bringing Tar Sands oil into the San Francisco Bay; prevent the proposed gravel mine at Juristac, near Gilroy; and, protect Oak Flat near Superior, AZ from being destroyed for a copper mine.

These campaigns are happening now, in our shared backyards. These campaigns are not just about upholding Native American religious freedom. They are about our human rights to clean air, healthy ecosystems and water.

Besides our amazing panel lineup in the Redwood Tent, this years festival will feature fun entertainment, inspirational and educational panel discussions, engaging speakers and activists, our organic celebrity chef showcase, eco fashion shows, delicious food trucks, wine and beer garden, clean energy and innovation zone, demos of earth friendly products, an electric vehicle showcase, Eco kids zone, green government agencies, science fair, interactive D.I.Y programing and our amazing Eco art gallery. You can check it out here @

See you there!

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