Category: Juristac (Sargent Ranch)

“Strategies for Tribal Allyship and Coalitions”: Highlighting the Protect Juristac Coalition
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“Strategies for Tribal Allyship and Coalitions”: Highlighting the Protect Juristac Coalition

On Thursday, May 26, the Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits hosted a webinar to explore how nonprofits and agencies can better act in solidarity with tribes, make land acknowledgements, create a shared leadership model, and keep up momentum over time. Called “Strategies for Tribal Allyship and Coalitions: Highlighting the Protect Juristac Coalition”, the webinar’s purpose...

Santa Clara City Council Calls For Protection of Juristac
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Santa Clara City Council Calls For Protection of Juristac

This Tuesday, the Santa Clara City Council unanimously adopted a resolution urging the County to deny permits for an open-pit mine at Juristac — a region sacred to the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band and a critical wildlife linkage. Please thank the City Councilmembers for passing this resolution calling for the protection of Juristac! What’s Happening:...

Protect Juristac From Sand Mine
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Protect Juristac From Sand Mine

Juristac, a critical wildlife corridor and sacred Native American landscape, is threatened by a proposed sand mining operation that would dig giant cavities hundreds of feet deep, destroying over 300 acres of habitat and blocking wildlife migration in and out of the southern end of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Juristac is also the most sacred...

An Inspiring Day For the Protection of Juristac
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An Inspiring Day For the Protection of Juristac

The beautiful landscape of Juristac (also known as Sargent Ranch) is under threat from a sand and gravel quarry. To gather strength to stop this destructive mining operation, hundreds of local residents, members of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, and other supporters gathered at Mission San Juan Bautista last Sunday, September 8, for the Walk...

Saving Sargent Ranch
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Saving Sargent Ranch

The Importance of Sargent Ranch The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band know it as Juristac, a sacred place where healing ceremonies and dances took place for centuries. The public knows it as Sargent Ranch, 6,500 acres of nearly pristine open space at the tail end of the Santa Cruz Mountains, where the foothills slope down towards...

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