This album, project and all its unrelenting noise can be found here: www.appropriationproject.com You can also follow the whole process to arrive at this project on my patreon.
“Respect Existence or Expect Resistance” features 14 tracks of intense raw acoustic energy, primarily drawing from Klee Benally’s (former guitarist and vocals for Blackfire) recent work for sacred sites protection. The songs speak to issues ranging from uranium mining to water rights, and much more. “Respect Existence or Expect Resistance” is more than a collection of songs to support & inspire cultures of resistance & liberation, it’s a provocation, a
Video for “Song of the Sun” from my acoustic album “Respect Existence or Expect Resistance.” Camera operators: Hillary Abe, Princess Benally Red Butte, located 15 miles away from the Grand Canyon, is held sacred by the Havasupai Nation. Uranium mining threatens to desecrate this sacred site. Mt. Taylor, held holy by Diné, Acoma, and other Indigenous Nations is also under threat from new uranium mines.