“They (outsiders) just want to exploit for money. It’s hard for some people to understand the concept of ‘Not everything has to be about money,”‘ said Rita Bilagody, Save the Confluence spokeswoman. “This bill will send a loud message to outsiders that, we will fight for our sacred sites and will fight any attempts of desecration and destroying these sites.”
“We are being given a message from our Mother, the earth. Is it really wise to be building structures at the bottom of the Grand Canyon where it will be vulnerable to earthquakes, flash floods, rockslides and landslides?