An Apache activist dancer performs in a rally to save Oak Flat, land near Superior, Ariz., sacred to Western Apache tribes, in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 22, 2015.

Arizona Apache Mobilize Against Bill Which Hands Sacred Native American Land To Mining Company

“This is appalling, this would not happen at any other holy place in the world,” a supporter of the resistance movement against the proposed mine tells MintPress News. “If someone tried to extract minerals from the Vatican or from Jerusalem it would be seen as an abomination.”