Petition to Santa Clara County:
Protect Amah Mutsun Sacred Grounds from Proposed Quarry

Protect Juristac

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Dear County of Santa Clara Officials,

We respectfully urge you to protect and preserve Mutsun cultural heritage by rejecting the proposed Sargent Quarry Project. The land threatened by the quarry, known as Juristac in the Mutsun languge, is of immense cultural, historical, environmental and spiritual importance to the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band. Juristac is not an appropriate location for a sand and gravel quarry under any circumstances.

We call on you to uphold the the indigenous rights of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band to maintain and protect their religious and cultural sites as enshrined in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Preserving Juristac is a necessary and significant step in addressing the historical and continuing dispossession and destruction of the indigenous peoples of Santa Clara County.

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Latest Signatures
14,721 Dianne W. Santa Cruz, CA May 15, 2022
14,720 Brenda M. Santa Cruz, CA May 15, 2022
14,719 Cindy P. Aptos, Ca May 15, 2022
14,718 Danny L. Asheviile , NC May 15, 2022
14,717 Natalie P. Aptos, CA May 15, 2022
14,716 Ernesto A. Santa Cruz, CA May 15, 2022
14,715 Sacha D. Sacha Cruz , Ca May 14, 2022
14,714 Diana B. Portala Valley, CA May 14, 2022
14,713 Melissa M. Ben Lomond, CA Do not destroy this sacred and precious land to make a cheap buck. Respect our local Indigenous tribal heritage. May 13, 2022
14,712 Cody H. Monterey, CA May 12, 2022
14,711 Christi S. Watsonville, CA May 12, 2022
14,710 Jenise B. San Francisco, CA May 12, 2022
14,709 Abby N. Santa Cruz, CA May 12, 2022
14,708 Rosalie A. San Jose, CA We MUST protect this beautiful property! After centuries of destroying Native American culture and lands causing countless deaths of the people, we must do everything we can to restore indigenous culture and lands. PLEASE PROTECT this beautiful property! Thank you. May 12, 2022
14,707 Monica G. Felton, CA May 12, 2022
14,706 Robert R. San Jose, CA May 11, 2022
14,705 Annie L. San Francisco, CA May 11, 2022
14,704 Devina H. San jose, Ca May 11, 2022
14,703 Destiny H. San Jose, CA May 11, 2022
14,702 Rachel W. Aromas, CA May 11, 2022
14,701 Isabella B. Santa Cruz, California Please show some respect to this community! May 11, 2022
14,700 Kira S. San Francisco, California We are actively trying to make amends for the land we have possessed here in California. This sends a strong message that we do not care about the Mutsun cultural heritage and will render other words and efforts ineffective. I am proud of Santa Clara County officials for the work they have done thus far and believe this is another win we can have if we reject the current Sargent Quarry proposal. May 11, 2022
14,699 Karen C. Santa Cruz, CA May 11, 2022
14,698 Lisa C. Pacific Grove, CA May 10, 2022
14,697 Kristine O. San Francisco, CA Listen to the original stewards of the land. May 10, 2022