Petition Closed
Petitioning Senate Bill 2109 (SB 2109) and 6 others

Senate Bill 2109 (SB 2109) violates Indigenous Water RIghts


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

Letter to
Senate Bill 2109 (SB 2109)
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate
and 4 others
Arizona State House
Arizona State Senate
President of the United States
Arizona Governor
I just signed the following petition addressed to: Senate Bill 2109.

----------------
Stop John Kyl and John McCain from stealing Navajo Hopi Water Rights

You need to support this petition because this is just a modern day attempt by mainstream politicians--JON KYL & JOHN MCCAIN to draft legislation to STEAL water from the Navajo and Hopi people. The language in the bill uses terms like "waive rights" "FOREVER" Send a message to these Senators! Water is LIFE!
----------------

Sincerely,