Akimel O'odham youth collective are running 10 miles in prayer to protect Moadag Thadiwa.
The mountain sacred to 4 nations is under threat of another road to be built on it. Indigenous lands and Indigenous People continue to be disrespected by racist policies in Arizona. Arizona itself is an O'odham word meaning many rivers.
For a little backstory, The Gila River reservation has been robbed of it's river water- as the Gila river itself was diverted from it's river banks to water settler fields generations ago, resulting in death by thirst of many Akimel O'odham People as their once verdant farmlands withered away without water.
This story is far from over, and will update.