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Come to Justice For Our Desert
with Alzara & Brother Spellbinder

Who's Wasting The Desert?

Other News Stories on this hot topic

GLOBAL WAVE GOODBYE to nuclear weapons

NEWS RELEASES from Sacred Peace Walk

Revisit the 2015 Sacred Peace Walk

Shut Down Creech Event

Resistance to Drone Warfare
UAVs: Predators & Reapers

How to stop DOE Waste Shipments: TN to NV

by Nuclear Waste PROJECT AGAIN

Yucca Mountain licensing process resumes

New York Times article on entire nuclear complex

Justice For Our Desert includes 14 arrests

Sacred Peace Walk includes 29 arrests
and a wedding!

Creech's criminal use of drones & NDE's response

Will Pope Apologize to First Nations?
No More Acres For Violence
KC defendants sentenced to essay-writing!

PLC holds Lent prayers @ NNSS

Transform Now Plowshares:
Jim Haber's Report

Yucca Mountain licensing process resumes
Dismantlement, not upgrades
No Testing of Any Weapons
Subcritical Nuclear Testing
Stop the Pentagon's Land-Grab in CO & NM

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Welcome Laura-Marie & Ming to Las Vegas! These two members of our Council are super-volunteer staffers working as office managers and live-in volunteers at the NDE headquarters. Call them in advance to arrange a visit: 702.646.4814. Brian is our paid staffer who travels the world working for peace. More info online here.

Upcoming Events:
Sept. 19-21: Justice For Our Desert 2015

RECENT Events:

Civil Resistance @ 2015 Sacred Peace Walk

March & April: NPT Walk For Nuclear Free Future

March 3-6 2015
: Shut Down Creech, A Convergence For Peace

Winter 2014-'15 Desert Voices

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Past Events
Justice For Our Desert 2014
Risking Arrest For Justice

August Desert Witness
Peace Walkers Blockade Drone Base

7 Code Pink Women arrested April 11th 2014:

Sacred Peace Walk (SPW)
Sacred Peace Walk Photos
NDE Media Alerts from SPW

SPW Yogis for Peace FlashMob

Event Calendar &
Peace Partner Happenings

Events & Actions Archive
2012 | 2013


Nuclear weapons testing has been conducted worldwide on lands taken from indigenous people. In the case of the Nevada National Security Site (formerly the "Nevada Test Site"), the land legally belongs to the Western Shoshone Nation by the Treaty of Ruby Valley (1863). Nuclear weapons despoil delicate ecosystems held sacred by those with the least political power, and declared expendable by those with the most. More than a thousand atomic weapons have been detonated at the NNSS making it the most bombed place on the planet.

We come to the desert to engage the destruction of violence with the constructive nonviolence. We seek reconnection with each other and the earth, by understanding and taking responsibility for the consequences of our actions.

Since the birth of NDE in 1982, thousands of people have come to our retreats and conferences to learn about the related issues of nuclear testing and gathered at the edge of Security Site for vigil, religious services, and nonviolent civil disobedience. NDE’s organizing seeks to honor all of God’s creation and the Beloved Community as we bear witness to sixty years of nuclear destruction.

While the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty and the Non-proliferation Treaty have been resounding victories for our movement toward nuclear abolition, the United States is currently spending more American tax dollars on the nuclear weapons’ program than at any point during the Cold War. The Department of Energy has admitted the legacy of nuclear testing has left four tons of plutonium (the single most carcinogenic substance known to humans) in the desert soil. Now the government seeks to expand the repository capacity at the Test Site for highly radioactive materials. When we consider that all of this devastating reality resides up the road from Las Vegas, the fastest growing city in the nation, our call to action is deeply clarified.

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