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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18,398 Caroline M. Brooklyn, NY Jun 06, 2023
18,397 Diane D. Salinas, CA Jun 04, 2023
18,396 Carol C. Roseville, Ca Jun 04, 2023
18,395 Kathleen D. Carmel, CA Jun 04, 2023
18,394 Annette K. Carmel, CA Jun 04, 2023
18,393 Bill C. Carmel, Ca Jun 04, 2023
18,392 Megan T. Carmel, Ca Jun 04, 2023
18,391 Paul D. Santa Cruz, CA Jun 03, 2023
18,390 Clare T. Santa Cruz, Ca Protect Juristac! Jun 03, 2023
18,389 Benjamin L. San Mateo, California Jun 03, 2023
18,388 Simone C. Aptos, CA Damage to sacred grounds is irreversible. This must be taken seriously. Take the necessary action needed to protect this land. Do not approve the development proposal. Jun 02, 2023
18,387 Liam C. Pottstown, PA Jun 01, 2023
18,386 Madeline C. Oceanside, CA Jun 01, 2023
18,385 Valeria P. Stanford, CA Protect these grounds! They are not only important; they are vital! NO TO THE QUARRY! Jun 01, 2023
18,384 Gabriella B. Stanford, CA Jun 01, 2023
18,383 Iman D. Stanford, CA Jun 01, 2023
18,382 Ananya K. Jun 01, 2023
18,381 Katherine M. Farmington, New Mexico Jun 01, 2023
18,380 Julio G. South San Francisco, Ca Jun 01, 2023
18,379 Henry L. Jun 01, 2023
18,378 Maria C. Hialeah, FL Jun 01, 2023
18,377 Adriana T. Mecca, California Jun 01, 2023
18,376 Celia T. Stanford, CA Jun 01, 2023
18,375 Renee B. Stanford, CA Jun 01, 2023
18,374 Angel D. Palo Alto, CA Jun 01, 2023