Wild horses and their advocates have won a reprieve after a federal appeals court in New Mexico issued an emergency injunction to halt the re-opening of horse slaughterhouses. Navajo and other critics of horse roundups - where teens chase wild horses on ATVs for "kill buyers" who pay as little as $20 a head - charge their approval was based on bogus environmental studies by greedy coal companies claiming horse overpopulation because "the only way to get at those resources is to get rid of the...
"Public lands are stolen lands," asserted Red Nation. "Indigenous people have the right to practice their culture and spiritual ways on Indigenous land without fear of repression, discrimination, or violence."
"We can make real progress on stopping climate change and ensure sovereignty...
"It's time that Indigenous people have authority over stolen land."
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