Senate Bill 2109 (SB 2109)  violates Indigenous Water RIghts
  • Petitioned Senate Bill 2109 (SB 2109)

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Senate Bill 2109 (SB 2109)
Arizona Governor
President of the United States
Arizona State Senate
Arizona State House
U.S. Senate
U.S. House of Representatives

Senate Bill 2109 (SB 2109) violates Indigenous Water RIghts

    1. sharon jackson
    2. Petition by

      sharon jackson

      church rock, NM

You need to support this petition because this legislation is an attempt by mainstream politicians--JON KYL & JOHN MCCAIN-ARIZONA  to draft a law to EXTINGUISH water rights for the Navajo and Hopi people. The language in the bill introduces terms such as "waive" and "FOREVER" Send a message to these Senators! Water is LIFE!

Here is a sample of the language contained in the bill:

"Sec.3.Purposes.

 The purpose of this Act are--

(1) to resolve, fully and finally--

(A) any and all claims to the Little Colorado River system and source in the State of Arizona of--

(i) The Navajo Nation, on behalf of itself and memberts of the Navajo Nation;

(ii) The United states, acting as trustee for the Navajo Nation, and allotees of the Navajo Nation;

(iii) the Hopi Tribe, on behalf of itself and the members of the Hopi Tribe; and

(iv) the United States, acting as trustee for the Hopi Tribe, and alottees of the Hopi Tribe; and

(B) any and all claims to the GIla River system and source in the state of Arizona of the Navajo Nation, on behalf of itself and the members of the Navajo Nation;"

 

 For the rest of the bill CLICK on this URL

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112s2109is/pdf/BILLS-112s2109is.pdf

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      "The fact of the matter is that S.2109 is not an Indian water rights settlement act."

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    • Mary Pompeo ASHEVILLE,, NC
      • over 2 years ago

      I think this country has done enough to the native people. We took all of their land, lets leave them their water rights.

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    • Russ Waldron PEORIA, IL
      • over 2 years ago

      Because this is b@#l S!@t leave the Indians alone John I am a republican and this just not right

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    • Becky Cobb PEORIA, IL
      • over 2 years ago

      Water is sacred and as a country we do not treat water as sacred. Please allow those who still honor the earth and the water to maintain their rights.

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    • Bryan Helfrich VANCOUVER, WA
      • over 2 years ago

      Water is life.

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    • Quinn Cory MILWAUKEE, WI
      • over 2 years ago

      This bill is too centralizing and yields extremely large potential for exploitation and corruption.

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