Martin Nava, Director of Community Health of Old Timers Foundation, calls for a national recreation area in the San Gabriel Mountains to provide recreation, green space and Transit to Trails for park poor communities of color and low income communities who disproportionately suffer from obesity and diabetes in South East Los Angeles, citing The City Project’s work … More on [...]
Monthly Archive: July, 2010
“We fought a battle that was bigger than lacrosse,” said Marty Ward, a 25-year-old goalie. “It brought indigenous people back to the forefront. It let everyone know that we’re still here — we haven’t gone anywhere.” “Lacrosse is our game — we are the originators, we invented the game, there are 60 countries that play [...]
View the Administrative Complaint to Keep State Parks Open for All!
Native Unity – Robert Bracamontes: ‘Preserve Our Land, Parks and Sacred Sites’ America’s Great OutdoorsWednesday, July 14th, 2010
Robert Bracamontes: ‘Preserve Our Land, Parks and Sacred Sites’ “America’s Great Outdoors” Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 Whittier Narrows Recreation Center, CA http://nativeunity.blogspot.com/2010/07/robert-bracamontes-preserve-our-land.html Addressing Secretary Ken Salazar, Department of the Interior; Nancy Sutley, White House Council on Environmental Quality; Lisa Jackson, Environmental Protection Agency Thank you all for attending, and thank you to those who made [...]
Harvey Pekar and R. Crumb are two of the greatest comic book artists ever. Harvey Pekar made everyday life into an art form in the comic book he wrote, American Splendor, telling stories illustrated by R. Crumb and other artists. Harvey Pekar working with R. Crumb carried on the legacy of Mad Magazine, which has had [...]
Diverse allies united through the San Gabriel Mountains Forever campaign hosted cabinet level federal officials at a Listening Session for America’s Great Outdoors at Whittier Narrows Regional Park on July 7, 2010. Speakers included the following community panelists.
Robert Bracamontes of the Acjachemen Nation, Juaneno Tribe, asks cabinet level federal officers to (1) create a national recreation area in the San Gabriel Mountains with Native American participation; (2) save the Native American Sacred Site of Panhe and San Onofre State Beach; (3) save endangered state parks by investigating the administrative complaint filed by The City Project with diverse allies, and (4) save San Francisco Peaks in Arizona.
Saturday, in the park, I think it was the 3d of July. Picnic, barbecue, soccer, volleyball, and just hanging in Whittier Narrows Regional Park. Learn more about America’s Great Outdoors and Equal Justice in English and Spanish.
America’s Great Outdoors: La Gran Naturaleza y la Justicia Equitativa: 7 y 8 de julio en Los AngelesMonday, July 5th, 2010
Click here to see this message in English. Robert Bracamontes, Nación Acjachemen, Tribu Juaneño, será miembro del grupo dirigente el 7 de julio en la Sesión Para Compartir en Whittier Narrows Haga click aquí para ver el informe de la política de diversos aliados titulatdo “America’s Great Outdoors”: La Gran Naturaleza y la Justicia Equitativa. [...]
America’s Great Outdoors, the San Gabriels, and Equal Justice July 7 & 8 Whittier Narrows and Los AngelesThursday, July 1st, 2010
Haga click aqui par ver este mensaje en Español. Robert Bracamontes, Acjachemen Nation, Juaneno Tribe, will be a panelist at the July 7 Whittier Narrows Listening Session. Click here to see the Policy Brief of diverse allies on America’s Great Outdoors and Equal Justice. In addition to the Whittier Narrows listening session, the following America’s Great Outdoor [...]