Tonatierra's mission is to create and sustain a Cultural Embassy of the Indigenous Peoples that will support local-global and holistic indigenous community development initiatives in education, culture, and economic development in accord with the principals of Community Ecology and Self Determinations.
The Comites de Defensa del Barrio are organized communities in the struggle for Civil Rights, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights and the Rights of Mother Earth. Tonatierra and the Comites de Defensa del Barrio continue to actively resist and challenge SB1070 section 2b and the devastating impact it has on the community. Tonatierra is a plaintiff along with other organizations and individuals and submitted a legal challenge to AZ SB1070 in the US District Court in Phoenix calling for an injunction. View press conference.