Carrizo Comecrudo Tribe of Texas

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Ama't mentké {in our village(s)}

The Esto’k Gna (Carrizo/Comecrudo Tribe of Texas), the Somi Se’k Village Base Camp’s mission is to populate and support a network of front Line Encampments (Wolf Pack) villages along the so called Mexican-American border, protecting indigenous sacred sites, resisting construction of the LNG (fracked gas) terminal, accompanying pipelines, and educating people about the environmental devastation the Border Wall will cause. We fight to stop the senseless endangerment of people, animals, and the environment.

The first encampment that our Base Camp will support will be the Yalui village, near the Mexican-American border. The village will exist on both sides of the wall. From there, we will rebuild more Esto’k villages, from which we will protect, aid, and bear witness along the so called Texas-Mexico border.

The Somi Se’k Village Base Camp will support and train activists to populate these villages. We operate with the understanding that the issues arising around the border-- the right to migrate, destruction of the environment and indigenous sacred sites, and the inhumane incarceration of migrant children-- are intersectional and are symptoms of centuries-long control and oppression by colonizers.

We are Natives and non-Natives, Water Protectors, military veterans, students, community organizers, other collectives, and working people. Working under the leadership of indigenous communities, we are people of all races, genders, ethnicities, political and spiritual backgrounds, and ages. We recognize our co-dependence and understand that we are one people.
We are dedicated to non-violent and prayerful action and resistance.

Nana pele’x {You are good/Thank You},
Esto'k gna {human beings}

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*****This is the official Gofund Me of the Carrizo Comecrudo Tribe of Texas. I Lori Simmons works closely in a Social Work capacity with the Tribal Chairman Juan Mancias. All monies collected are transferred directly to the Tribe’s bank account via Juan Mancias. To verify his or my involvement/knowledge please email Juan directly at

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Call out for help! They need security and drones ASAP. Border patrol is giving them hell and we need witness! Please share!
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Tribal Chairman Juan B Mancias this week taking a stand against the destruction of the border wall. Photo by of Ava Leal
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SAN ANTONIO - A small group of protesters gathered outside the local office of a contractor hired to build a section of border wall.


Members of the Carrizo/Comecrudo Tribe of Texas called Monday’s event the “Build a village, save the Earth” event.

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The group held signs in protest against the border wall outside the offices of Gideon Contracting, LLC, on the East Side.

The contracting company has been hired to build a section of border wall that was funded by the government a few years ago.

Members of the tribe believe the construction will hurt their survival.

“We're letting people know that the border wall is not being built at the border at all. It’s being built on people's homes, through people's farm lands, through cemeteries and through our sacred sites where our sacred medicines grow,” said Christa Mancias, with the Carrizo/Comecrudo Tribe of Texas.

The portion of the wall being built now has already been funded.

The Carrizo/Comecrudo Tribe of Texas hopes to stop the future border wall funding that President Donald Trump wants, which is at the heart of another potential government shutdown that could happen in just a few days.

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Carrizo Comecrudo Tribe of Texas Tribal Chairman Juan Mancias and Elder Julia Blackowl as they stand in solidarity with the National Butterfly Museum against the border wall. The wall will take 2/3rds of the land the preserve sits on and threatens hundreds of migratory species much of which are on Texas’ threatened lists.
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We shall Resist ! No wall!

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Raised by 988 people in 24 months
Created March 7, 2017
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Winoah van Heek
6 hours ago

Disgusted to learn about this - I would say unbelievable in this day and age, but unfortunately not so unbelievable any more.

14 hours ago
Em Limpert
21 hours ago

I stand with the indigenous people at the border and with wildlife against the hatred and destruction of the Trump administration.

11 days ago

We shall Resist ! No wall!

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