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

Protect Juristac

12,564 signatures = 84% of goal

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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
12,564 N B. Merced, CA Sep 26, 2021
12,563 Ashna S. Fremont, CA Sep 26, 2021
12,562 Gerre N. Houston, TX All indigenous lands must be protected. Sep 26, 2021
12,561 Kourtney K. Los Angeles, CA Sep 25, 2021
12,560 Michelle D. Albuquerque , NM Sep 24, 2021
12,559 Irene Y. Fremont, Ca Sep 24, 2021
12,558 Sally L. Mountain View, CA Sep 24, 2021
12,557 Karen C. Gilroy , California Sep 24, 2021
12,556 ELijah M. Live Oak, CA Sep 24, 2021
12,555 Steven P. Santa Cruz, CA Please honor these sacred lands! It is past time for us to begin taking care of the people and culture that were here long before us. We have much to learn from them in how to care for our only home. Sep 23, 2021
12,554 elliot h. san francisco, CA Sep 22, 2021
12,553 Kolleen D. Ashland , Va Sep 22, 2021
12,552 Carol K. Milpitas, CA I strongly oppose the Sargent Quarry Project on Juristac land. Respect for this land will protect an important animal migration path. Also, respect and honor for the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band is right and just. Sep 22, 2021
12,551 Charles V. Santa Cruz, CA Sep 20, 2021
12,550 Samiha H. Ithaca, NY Sep 20, 2021
12,549 Sophia E. Aromas, CA Sep 18, 2021
12,548 Sarah C. Santa Cruz, CA Please protect this land with so much cultural, spiritual and environmental value. As we face climate change together, we must celebrate land stewardship and use our resources sustainably. Sep 16, 2021
12,547 Fattius M. santa cruz, CA Sep 16, 2021
12,546 Craig G. Los Gatos, CA Sep 15, 2021
12,545 Harrison P. Oakland, Ca Sep 14, 2021
12,544 Nicole M. Ben Lomond, California The rights of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band should be honored. They are the stewards of this land. They should be honored for their work to preserve our natural environments. Sep 13, 2021
12,543 Mireille C. Santa Cruz, CA Sep 13, 2021
12,542 Amy P. San Jose, CA Sep 12, 2021
12,541 Deepa N. Belmont , CA Sep 11, 2021
12,540 Dorothy S. Venice, CA Sep 10, 2021