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
15,799 Rosalie M. Lake Stevens , Washington Aug 12, 2022
15,798 Kaaren P. San Jose, California Please protect Mutsun sacred grounds!!! Aug 12, 2022
15,797 Sue H. Hogansburg, NY Aug 12, 2022
15,796 Larry C. Rolling Prairie, Indiana Please, no.mining development on sacred Native American land. Aug 12, 2022
15,795 Marti A. Arcata, CA Aug 12, 2022
15,794 Harvey A. Palo Alto, CA Aug 11, 2022
15,793 Deborah K. Costa Mesa, CA I am shocked that the County of Santa Clara would consider destroying a beautiful landscape and rich biological, historic and cultural value for a gravel pit. Aug 11, 2022
15,792 William A. Redwood City, CA Aug 11, 2022
15,791 AManda E. Sebastopol , Ca Aug 11, 2022
15,790 Rita G. Los Altos Hills, CA Aug 11, 2022
15,789 Kathie S. San Jose, CA Aug 11, 2022
15,788 BiL M. Morgan Hill, Ca Aug 11, 2022
15,787 elaine m. berkeley , ca Aug 11, 2022
15,786 Alton O. Gilroy, CA Aug 11, 2022
15,785 Laura O. Gilroy, CA The destruction of sacred land of the Amah Mutsun is not only immoral it is selfish. It will cause air, water and land pollution which will eventually effect our future generations like your very own grandchildren and great grandchildren etc. Aug 11, 2022
15,784 Nelleke M. Santa Cruz , California Aug 11, 2022
15,783 Emma T. Scotts Valley, CA Aug 11, 2022
15,782 Heath W. Santa Cruz, California Aug 11, 2022
15,781 JoAnne J. Eldersburg , MD Aug 10, 2022
15,780 Amber P. Wickliffe , KY Aug 10, 2022
15,779 Katie R. Indianapolis , IN Aug 10, 2022
15,778 Marisol C. Austin, Tx Aug 10, 2022
15,777 Vince S. Santa Cruz, CALIFORNIA Aug 10, 2022
15,776 Ann G. Boston, MA Aug 10, 2022
15,775 Christine L. Williamsburg Aug 10, 2022