Solar Trailer for Standing Rock

$10,080 of $15,000 goal

Raised by 188 people in 23 months
Doug Yazzie
on behalf of Brett Isaac
 KAYENTA, AZ
Hey. Our names are Brett Isaac and Doug Yazzie from the Navajo Nation.  We run and operate a local solar company that specializes in providing people who are off grid a solution to power. We have been building units for the community, government and the businesses there for a few years now.  

We had been watching the coverage through social media of what had been happening on the Standing Rock Nation and wanted to contribute by offering a renewable energy solution to power the camp where over 280 Nations and allies have now gathered in solidarity. We put out the call to our family and friends to help fund our trip to bring a 20ft trailer of a 1.5kw solar unit out here.  We worked with the leaders on site to determine where the unit would be most efficient and decided that it would power the heart of the camp; the kitchen. It will be able to power everything they need, which will feed the thousands of campers and visitors every day. 

Now that the trailer is on site, we would like to leave it here for the long haul and eventually gift it to the tribe.  

That's where you come in.  

Many of you have been watching the #NoDAPL movement and are wondering how you can help. And what better way to help Mother Earth than getting off of fossil fuels and on to renewable energy.  A solar unit costs a lot of money to create and this particular one runs around $25,000 with labor.  We are donating our labor cost and time and are now seeking the funds the cover the costs of all supplies.

We thank you for your time and hope that you will be able to help bring solar Power to the People.

In Solidarity,
Brett Isaac and Doug Yazzie
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Ahehee' Olivia Christine for this beautifully written blog about our journey to bring Solar Power to the Oceti Sakowin camp at the Standing Rock Nation.
http://www.ochristine.com/blog/9/2016/inspiring-navajo-men-travel-to-standing-rock-dapl-protests-sioux
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Olivia Christine Perez
22 months ago
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Let's get over the hump! Share with at least one friend and remind people to donate.

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Diana Williams
23 months ago
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Beautiful way to help shiyaazh Brett and my prayer will help to make things possible in accomplishing your assistance. May the Great Spirit be your guidance.

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April Rain
21 months ago

Hi! I'm with the camp school. Could you give me a call at the school's number after noon. (701)390-9163

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Kyle Cameron
23 months ago

How do you store your energy?

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Created September 18, 2016
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21 months ago
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kiron jabour
21 months ago

stand strong people of standing rock! keep it going and together we are stronger the voice will grow and things will change. we're with you all of the way! love kiron and leila

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21 months ago
Olivia Christine Perez
22 months ago
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Let's get over the hump! Share with at least one friend and remind people to donate.

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Diana Williams
23 months ago
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Beautiful way to help shiyaazh Brett and my prayer will help to make things possible in accomplishing your assistance. May the Great Spirit be your guidance.

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April Rain
21 months ago

Hi! I'm with the camp school. Could you give me a call at the school's number after noon. (701)390-9163

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Kyle Cameron
23 months ago

How do you store your energy?

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