Western Shoshone Defense Project
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Mary Lee Dazy worked for Citizen Alert and Western Shoshone Defense Project in the 1990s as an activist and coordinator to stop the nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Divine Strake, the use of the Nevada Test Site, and other Native American related topics, such as mining and land use on traditional Western Shoshone, Paiute, and Washoe lands. Collection contains material created and collected by Mary Lee Dazey during her time working with the Western Shoshone Defense Project as...
Abstract The records of the Western Shoshone Defense Project were maintained by Carrie and Mary Dann, two traditional Western Shoshone ranchers living in northeastern Nevada. The Defense Project's mission was to affirm Western Shoshone jurisdiction over Western Shoshone ancestral homelands by protecting, preserving, and restoring Shoshone rights and lands for present and future generations based on cultural and spiritual traditions. It was established in 1991 by the Western Shoshone National Council to...
Dates: 1863-2011; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2011