Under the CJMT plan, a fence will contain Tinian's 2800 residents in the southern third of the 10 by 4 mile island as the north becomes a 2nd-highest-level military live-fire range. This American child will be raised with the sights, sounds and shockwaves from exploding ordnance and live with ever-present danger.
A young activist from "Guahan in Solidarity with Tinian and Pagan" waves a Guahan flag and holds a hastily hand-drawn sign in support of her friends and family in the Northern Marianas.
"Our Islands Are Sacred" activists protest at a military-sponsored information meeting.
"One Marianas" was a unifying spiritual event with readings, songs and candle-lighting ceremony. One Marianas events were held at the same time, around the world, including Japan, Okinawa, Hawai'i, the U.S. mainland, Guahan, Tinian, Saipan and Pagan.
Pagan resident John Castro discusses the military plan to turn his home island into a bombing range at a Saipan public meeting with a military representative.
Tinian children have the most to lose. The islands are their cultural identity and their future.
Alternative Zero Coalition information booth at the Flametree Festival.
Activism artwork for poster, fliers and bumper stickers
Residents of Tinian hear the military plan to use the Tinian Lease Area that was intended for a military base as a bombing range instead.
Guahan community Response to the DEIS Release - November 20, 2009
Protester signs opposing the Guahan military build-up.