SINCE 1974, federal relocation policy has forced 14,000 Dine’ (Navajo) people from their ancestral homeland in Arizona. This genocidal policy was crafted by government agents and energy company representatives in order to gain access to the mineral resources of Black Mesa – billions of tons of coal, uranium and natural gas.

For over 30 years, traditional Dine’ at Black Mesa have lived in resistance, steadfastly refusing to relocate as strip-mines rip apart their sacred lands and generating plants poison the desert air.

(Text via:  Black Mesa Indigenous Support – Video via: Rob Rosenfeld)

This is a 3 shot panorama.
The Anguille Mountains are part of the Long Range Mountains that run along the west coast of Newfoundland.
I’m sure this is a popular place to stop for photos, since there is a big parking lot along the highway. The strange thing is that there is no stores or buildings to warrant building the parking lot. Perhaps it is meant for RV parking, since that how it’s most commonly used. (aside from a good place to pull over for photos) I slept here on my last night in Newfoundland and woke up to an amazing sunrise over these mountains. It will be a while before I get around to uploading those photos.
Here’s my blog entry for this day of the trip, I’ll be referring to them when I write about the photos, in hopes that they help my poor memory.

New Years Goals, Las Vegas and Pork Green Chili Stew

New Years Goals, Las Vegas and Pork Green Chili Stew

I hope that everyone has been enjoying 2015.  Who is still following through on their New Years Resolutions?

I’ve never been one to set resolutions to be honest instead I challenge myself to accomplish something new each year. Last year it was taking a hot yoga class. This year I’m challenging myself to learn how to make traditional French Macaroons (which is a task I’m pretty intimidated by). Is…

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