Ola Cassadore Davis

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Ola Cassadore Davis 89, passed into the spirit world November 25, 2012. Survived by her husband, Michael; one sister, two sons, four daughters and 14 grandchildren. Ola was truly one of the great warriors of our time fighting for the rights of her Apache Nation to protect Mt. Graham and for the defense of all Indigenous Peoples' sacred places. She traveled in America and in Europe to confront threats to her native sovereignty, taking her message to the United Nations and to the Vatican. Ola was a true leader who fought for her people and the integrity of their traditions. She helped us all look to the Mountain and make a place in our hearts for all such places. She uplifted many people young and old and inspired us to fight alongside her, and her contributions made a great difference in the world..... many prayers .... Funeral Service at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 1, 2012 at the Mormon Church on Mormon Hill in San Carlos, AZ. Arrangements by LAMONTE MORTUARY.

Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Nov. 30, 2012