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Protesters gather at Arizona Snowbowl in Flagstaff Nov. 16 to protest the use of man made snow created with sewage water. The San Francisco Peaks are a sacred place for more than 13 indigenous tribes. (Photo courtesy of Protect the Peaks)

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Indigenous peoples denied access to sacred site as ski area opens with treated sewage

Approximately 20 people gathered to offer prayers in the early morning Nov. 16 as Arizona Snowbowl ski area opened with snow made from treated sewage water.