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learning about land grabbing

Posted: May 11 2020

"Our Land, Our Life" presents the struggle of Carrie and Mary Dann, two Western Shoshone elders, to address the threat mining development poses to the sacred and environmentally sensitive lands of Crescent Valley, Nevada.

This short documentary tells one of the thousands of stories of recent, unjust and aggressive land grabbing that has occured across the North American continent. Watch to gain insight on how this unfolds, how the U.S. government is not held accountable for devastating communities and ecologies, and how native folks become spokespeople for the land.