Photo Gallery: 2008 Denver Hopi-Navajo OSM protest

Concerned members of the Navajo and Hopi tribes united in force and traveled to Denver, Colo. Dec. 8 to meet and talk with officials from the Office of Surface Mining (OSM) regarding their intent to approve the "life of mine" permit to Peabody Coal which would allow them to continue coal mining operations at the Black Mesa Coal Mine. While the meeting was in progress, approximately 100 Navajos and Hopis stood outside in the cold Denver air to protest this latest action by OSM. Photos by Black Mesa Water Coalition and Esther Honyestewa.


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