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"A Slow Genocide of the People": Uranium Mining Leaves Toxic Nuclear Legacy on Indigenous Land
 
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http://www.democracynow.org - The iconic Grand Canyon is the site of a battle over toxic uranium mining. Last year, a company called Energy Fuels Resources was given federal approval to reopen a mine six miles from the Grand Canyon's popular South Rim entrance. A coalition of Native and environmental groups have protested the decision, saying uranium mining could strain scarce water sources and pose serious health effects. Diné (Navajo) tribal lands are littered with abandoned uranium mines. From 1944 to 1986, 3.9 million tons of uranium ore were chiseled and blasted from the mountains and plains of the region. More than 1,000 mines have closed, but the mining companies never properly disposed of their radioactive waste piles, leading to a spike in cancer rates and other health ailments. Broadcasting from Flagstaff, Arizona, we speak with Taylor McKinnon, director of energy with Grand Canyon Trust, and Klee Benally, a Diné (Navajo) activist and musician. "It's really a slow genocide of the people, not just indigenous people of this region, but it's estimated that there are over 10 million people who are residing within 50 miles of abandoned uranium mines," Benally says. Benally also describes the struggle to preserve the San Francisco Peaks, an area considered sacred by 13 Native tribes, where the Snowbowl ski resort is using treated sewage water to make snow. Democracy Now!, is an independent global news hour that airs weekdays on 1,200+ TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9am ET at http://www.democracynow.org. Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today, visit http://owl.li/ruJ5Q. FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: @democracynow Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/democracynow Listen on SoundCloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/democracynow Daily Email News Digest: http://www.democracynow.org/subscribe Google+: https://plus.google.com/+DemocracyNow Instagram: http://instagram.com/democracynow Tumblr: http://democracynow.tumblr.com Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/democracynow/
Views: 9559 Democracy Now!
Stop uranium mining on Navajo land
 
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Protest at Gallup nm nov 2009 Native youth speak out!!!
Views: 2052 roncheeita
1958 NAVAJO INDIANS DOCUMENTARY  "BETWEEN TWO WORLDS"  NATIVE AMERICANS  85284
 
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This 1958 color film shows the Navajo Nation of the 1960s, with a postscript from the 1970s (:13). It’s “A Line on America” film presentation of “A People Between Two Worlds” (:50), produced by Francis and Helen Line. This largest Indian tribe lives on a reservation mostly in Arizona into New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado (1:18). Sheep provides resources and an income (1:50-2:08). Most of the 15 million acres are too barren, mountainous, or heavily forested (2:10-2:34). Only 4 acres in 1,000 have enough moisture for crops (2:41). Life revolves around the hogan home and ancient customs (2:48-3:42). Trading posts provide a place to barter (3:43-4:00), including pawning turquoise jewelry, worn regardless of the task (4:01-4:22). A baby is shown on a cradleboard (4:25-4:34). In spring, wind creates sandstorms (5:14-5:30). In summer, flash flooding destroys roads and bridges (5:32-5:49). The roads are hard on buckboard wheels (6:11). A woman weaves a colorful patterned rug (6:36-7:04). New resources include oil pumps, natural gas wells, and uranium mines. Processing plants built at the edge of the reservation provide jobs and royalty payments (7:05-8:15). Students attend school (8:20-8:30). Report cards are often signed by a parent’s thumbprint (8:30-8:40). In response, the US government built elementary (up to 6th grade) boarding schools where children live for 9 months, such as at Shiprock (8:43-9:40). The government also built experimental trailer schools on the reservation with non-Navajo teachers (9:50-11:20). A bathroom trailer provides new experiences of running water, flush toilets, and toothbrushes (11:31-11:50). Before class, a breakfast of cold cow’s milk and biscuits is served (11:53-12:22); a happy lamb is bottle-fed (12:26-12:37); and the Pledge of Allegiance is given (12:40-12:52). The school teaches about the US government; health; prayer before a lunch that uses knives and forks; and gives out vitamins (12:53-13:35). They learn to read, speak, and sing English (13:36-13:54). A member of the Navajo Tribal Council visits the school, driving what may be a 1955 GMC Suburban carrier pickup truck (13:57-14:07). He talks to the classroom in Navajo, explaining the coming changes (14:09-14:20). An old Navajo woman is shown (14:45). The Postscript and Forecast (16:52) shows power lines across the desert providing electricity (16:59-17:12). Other changes include coin-operated laundries (17:20), shopping center supermarkets (17:27), a 1974 Navajo newspaper (17:33), water towers (17:39), and factories (17:44). The film predicts a population of 200,000 Navajos by the 1980s (341,128 at the 2015 census). The traditional hogan house stands in contrast to modern frame structures in housing communities (18:1-18:42). Roads are being paved and interstate highways built (18:51-19:00). The Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River provides new water resources via Lake Powell (19:23). Rainbow Natural Bridge and others (19:33-1944) provide tourist income. The Great Seal of the Navajo Tribe represents its new tribal government, often called the Navajo Nation (19:47-20:00). Strip mining for coal and power plant pollution bring issues (20:15-20:45). Public schools have been built, including the Rough Rock Demonstration School and a community college, both run by the Navajo (20:48-21:39). We encourage viewers to add comments and, especially, to provide additional information about our videos by adding a comment! See something interesting? Tell people what it is and what they can see by writing something for example: "01:00:12:00 -- President Roosevelt is seen meeting with Winston Churchill at the Quebec Conference." This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD, 2k and 4k. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Views: 11182 PeriscopeFilm
Uranium Mineing
 
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Questions from Students about Uranium Mining on the Navajo Nation.
Ken Gale's Commemoration of the Navajo Uranium Mining Disaster
 
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As an introduction and prelude to a forum about the dangers of the Indian Point Nuclear Power plant located North of NYC, Ken Gale remembers an activist, Jacob Aftel, for his wisdom and advice for activists and two very important occurrances in the history of nuclear activity: The Navajo Uranium Mining Disaster and the first Atomic bomb test and explosion. Both occurred on July 16. One in 1945 and the other in 1979. Following Ken’s commemoration three speakers talked and answered questions concerning the dangers of Indian Point. The Forum is Titled: Indian Point: Danger on the Hudson and was sponsored by NYC Safe Energy Campaign (NYCSEC); Shut Down Indian Point Now (SDIPN) and Stop the Algonquin Pipeline Extension (SAPE) and a number of co-sponsors. The presenters can be heard at the below links, as well as, on upcoming episodes of Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN). These links are from Joe Friendly's You Tube channel and were created by him. 1-Andy Padian. Our View of this segment would title it: Replacement Power & Energy Efficiency, although the organizers title it: Nuclear Power Reliability. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxnKC-nJ-Q4 2-Paul Blanch, Failures of NRC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSXj0wsRBoA 3-Tim Judson - Close Indian Point Nuclear Plant https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwdLzDNDG6g
Views: 136 TheEnvironmentTV
Uranium Mining Press Conference
 
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World Experts Press Conference on Uranium Mining. (Full version video- shorter version also available) Additional information on the issue can be found by visiting www.keeptheban.org
Views: 112 VCNVAORG
Uranium Mining Leaves Toxic Nuclear Legacy on Indigenous Land
 
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The iconic Grand Canyon is the site of a battle over toxic uranium mining. Last year, a company called Energy Fuels Resources was given federal approval to reopen a mine six miles from the Grand Canyon's popular South Rim entrance. A coalition of Native and environmental groups have protested the decision, saying uranium mining could strain scarce water sources and pose serious health effects. Diné (Navajo) tribal lands are littered with abandoned uranium mines. From 1944 to 1986, 3.9 million tons of uranium ore were chiseled and blasted from the mountains and plains of the region. More than 1,000 mines have closed, but the mining companies never properly disposed of their radioactive waste piles, leading to a spike in cancer rates and other health ailments.
Views: 913 freespeechtv
Laboring in uranium mines | Focus on Europe
 
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Inmates of Jáchymov's prison camps were sent to mine uranium for the Soviet nuclear industry through the 1960s under extremely harsh conditions. Barely half of the forced laborers survived. For more go to http://www.dw.com/en/program/focus-on-europe/s-101185-9798
Views: 372 DW English
2015 Navajo Protest Parade March and Protest
 
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On Saturday, September 12, a collective of Diné community members and Apache allies marched in the Navajo Nation Fair's parade in protest of Ann Kirkpatrick's recent political tactics involving Indigenous lands. Kirkpatrick, who is currently running against John McCain for a seat in the U.S. senate, introduced legislation and supported the opening of sacred lands to the Rio Tinto mining company despite heavy opposition from her constituents. Considering the list of negative impacts this would have for Apache sacred sites, her presence in the parade directly conflicted with the fair's theme, “Protecting Mother Earth for Future Generations.” Kirkpatrick's involvement also shows a growing theme of U.S. politicians wedging their way into sovereign Indigenous governments by using political tactics to both increase their legislative victories and continue perpetuating institutionalized genocide. McCain, who has a known close affiliation with mineral and energy companies, also recently faced criticism from an intergenerational group of Diné community members regarding his visit to the Navajo Nation in August. His participation in the Navajo Code Talkers Celebration and engagement in a private meeting showed intentions of continuing to engage in corporate interests at the expense of Indigenous lives. This ultimately designates Kirkpatrick, McCain, and other U.S. politicians as the enemies of Indigenous peoples. Note: To help create a positive impact for the community, consider supporting the Water for Sanders initiative. This will bring safe, clean water to Sanders community members who recently learned their water wells are contaminated with uranium at more than twice the safe consumption limit. For more information, visit gofundme.com/waterforsanders. Organizations: Tó Bei Nihi Dziil - www.facebook.com/tobeinihidziil Nihígaal bee Iiná - www.facebook.com/walkforexistence Apache Stronghold - www.facebook.com/Apache-Stronghold-802193869856079/ Diné community members
Views: 417 Peter Pa
Waiting for Running Water (Excerpt from 'Contamination Nation')
 
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Watch "Living Without Water: Contamination Nation” - http://bit.ly/1NEuRvN There are tens of thousands of Americans living without clean, running water on the Navajo Nation today. This is because decades of uranium mining have contaminated the majority of water sources on the reservation. VICE News travels to New Mexico to find out how people are coping, and if there is hope for the future. In this excerpt, VICE News reporter Neha Shastry spends time with Ben Lewis, a former uranium miner who has been living without running water in his home on the reservation. Watch “Darlene’s Water Delivery Service (Extra Scene from ‘Contamination Nation’) - http://bit.ly/1RPGguu In Photos: Living Without Access to Clean Water on the Navajo Nation - http://bit.ly/1lxLwa0 Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos
Views: 17042 VICE News
Navajo Robert Tohe speaks on Uranium Mining
 
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Tohe, a Navajo, spoke in Chatham VA to a group of about 60 (mostly) supporters of keeping Virginia's uranium mining moratorium in place. He spoke about the human health problems and environmental degradation caused by uranium mining in the west. 2/5/2011. More at http://www.looseleafnotes.com/wp/2011/02/the-devil-is-in-the-details/
Views: 189 collred
Diana Sue White Dove Uqualla Canyon Mine Protest Grand Canyon national Park
 
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Active Uranium Mine in Grand Canyon Water Shed. Canyon Mine Protest attend by Havasupai Nation Activists, The Sierra Club, The Grand Canyon Trust and Concerned Citizens of Navajo Nation. Radioactive Particulate Contamination from Ore Transportation is Imminent! Defend our Arizonan Environment and Take Action Now! Produced by Timothy Munchweiler
Views: 1323 Timothy Munchweiler
Monitoring the Uranium Exposed Patient
 
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This video is for Navajo Area IHS providers to provide education on how to identify and monitor uranium exposed patients.
Views: 158 IHSgov
Uranium Mining Near the Grand Canyon
 
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A discussion about the pros and cons of a proposed 20-year moratorium on new mining claims near the Grand Canyon with Sandy Bahr of the Sierra Club and Pam Hill of the American Clean Energy Resources Trust.
Views: 354 Arizona PBS
Kimitsu Group CEO invokes 1868 Treaty in uranium mining talks
 
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Kimitsu group CEO Payu Harris declares 1868 FT Laramie treaty as possible protection against Mining encroachment Video Shot by IGM Black hills
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Greenpeace: Left in the Dust - Uranium Mining
 
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Uranium mining by French nuclear company AREVA poses a serious threat to the environment and people of northern Niger in West Africa.
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Sacred Poison
 
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This 29 minute documentary offers a look at the deadly consequences of uranium mining on the Navajo and their efforts to keep history from repeating itself in light of a renewed interest in mining both coal and uranium on the reservation. Most of all, this is a story of empowerment.
Views: 332 Yvonne Latty
McCain involved in brutal genocide against Navajos (part 1)
 
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A documentary revealing the continued horrific relocation of the Navajo people onto lands contaminated by radioative uranium.
Views: 5334 evergreens7
Congressmen press uranium mine cleanups
 
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Two members of New Mexico's congressional delegation are pushing for a House vote on legislation that would free up federal funding to clean up abandoned uranium mines.
Views: 55 KRQE
From Mining to Fallout - Navajo/Japanese Solidarity - Yuko Tonohira & Leona Morgan
 
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Yuko Tonohira, Co-Founder of Todos Somos Japon (Japan-Fissures in Planetary Apparatus - jfissures.org) and Navajo organizer Leona Morgan, Founder of DinéNoNukes.org talk about their efforts to create communication and cooperation among all communities impacted by the global nuclear energy/weapons complex. From a pre-Climate March rally sponsored by the Nuclear Resource and Information Service (NIRS.org).
Views: 544 eon3
Diné Confront McCain in Window Rock, AZ
 
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Window Rock, AZ — On August 14, 2015 dozens of Diné (Navajo) took action to resist U.S. Senator John McCain’s attempts to steal precious water and desecrate sacred lands. McCain had private meetings scheduled at the Navajo Nation capitol with Diné and state politicians which included discussion of the controversial Navajo-Hopi Little Colorado River water rights settlement. Nearly a dozen Diné youth took action by chanting and linking arms in a roving sit-in at the Nation Nation museum where the meeting was to be held. The group was supported by dozens of other Diné community advocates who held signs such as, “John McCain = Indian Killer” and “Save Oak Flat.” “Walking through our homeland has given us a deeper understanding of protecting the sacred, defending our homeland.” stated Nihígaal bee Iiná participants who were a significant part of the action on Friday, “Even if that means disrupting secret meetings with crooked politicians. We will no longer sit back, we will protect our water, land and livelihood for children, our grandchildren and honor our ancestors by any means necessary! WATER IS LIFE!” At one point state and Tribal police blocked demonstrators from leaving the museum building. An elder intervened opening the door allowing the group to pursue after McCain’s convoy yelling, “Get off our land!” Police blocked access to the airport where McCain quickly departed. Despite heavy law enforcement presence, no arrests were made. McCain has long established himself as an enemy of Indigenous lifeways. From furthering forced relocation on Black Mesa for coal mining (S.1003), political support for ski area desecration of the Holy San Francisco Peaks, to his most recent attack against San Carlos Apache Holy lands at Oak Flat for copper mining, McCain has long placed corporate interests over Diné and other Indigenous Nation’s survival. In the face of ecological and climate crises, McCain and a handful of Navajo political collaborators continue to further extreme pollution from fracking, coal mining, and Coal-Fired power plants operating on the Navajo Nation. These actions appears to contradict other ecologically responsible measures such as the Diné Natural Resources Protection Act of 2005, which banned uranium mining and processing on Navajo lands, the 5 Year plan to clean up abandoned uranium mines, and the recently declared a state of emergency due to the Gold King mine disaster which threatens sacred and vital water ways such as the San Juan and Colorado. This statement was issued on the day of the action by Collective voice of those united in solidarity, “NO MORE ALLOWING state or federal politicians and the corporations they represent entrance into our homelands. Those who are responsible for our people being poisoned, starved, kept in poverty and removed from our sacred territories, are not welcomed here!! We will take back our power and restore our homelands, take care of our water, protect our people and our sacred sites, and mentor a new generation of youth that will change this paradigm of exploitation and greed!” -INDIGENOUS ACTION MEDIA http://www.indigenousaction.org/dine-confront-john-mccain-in-action-to-protect-water-and-sacred-sites/
Views: 62558 PaperRocketProductions
Navajo-Hopi Denver Protest
 
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The community form Black Mesa goes to Denver,CO to speak out against the Black Mesa Project that the Office of Surface Mining is making the decision on their lands.
Views: 2995 blackmesapeeps
Devastating impact uranium mining continues to have on Native lands
 
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Further informations about topics addressed are available in favourites, play lists on this, my main channel http://www.youtube.com/user/sundrumify and complementary video responses. Published with the permission of "DemocracyNow.org DemocracyNow.org - New Mexico's long history of uranium mining on Native American lands provides fuel for the front end of the nuclear industry and stores much of the mine tailings and radioactive waste from nuclear weapons and power plants. We look at the devastating impact uranium mining continues to have on Native lands with Leona Morgan of Eastern Navajo Diné Against Uranium Mining, a group dedicated to protecting the water, air, land and health of communities in areas impacted by uranium mines. We're also joined by Jay Coghlan of Nuclear Watch New Mexico and former Los Alamos National Laboratory investigator Chuck Montaño. To watch the entire weekday independent news hour, read the transcript, download the podcast, search our vast archive, or to find more information about Democracy Now! and Amy Goodman, visit http://www.democracynow.org.
Views: 1077 GeneratorJun
No to a New Nuke & Uranium Mining in VA - Erica Gray
 
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Richmond, VA activist Erica Gray talks about efforts to block construction of a proposed new nuclear reactor in her state, as well as oppose moves to lift the state's ban on uranium mining. For info: KeepTheBan.org
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Keep NGS On
 
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Miners and their friends and families gathered in Phoenix to rally in support of the Navajo Generating Station in Page, AZ. The coal-fueled power plant faces the threat of being shut down.
Views: 442 Mining AMIGOS
Indigenous Communities Fight Mining of Uranium Ore
 
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TATM contributor Marquis Ealy, @MarquisEaly, interviews Leilani Clark for updates regarding the Haul No resistance of Canyon Mine and hauling of uranium ore. Don't forget to comment and leave us your thoughts! [FOLLOW US] -------------------------------------------------------------------- WEBSITE: https://truthagainstthemachine.com/ --------------------------------------------------------------------- FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/TruthAgainstTheMachine/ --------------------------------------------------------------------- TWITTER: https://twitter.com/TATMnews --------------------------------------------------------------------- If you want to see more REAL journalism like this drop us a donation, Even 1$ helps us keep FIGHTING for the TRUTH. http://truthagainstthemachine.com/index.php/donate-2/
Uranium Mining Hearing - azdailysun.com
 
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Video footage of the Uranium Mining Hearing. Read the full story here: http://www.azdailysun.com/articles/2008/03/28/news/doc47ed9380315d4424389919.txt
Views: 1325 Arizona Daily Sun
ARIZONA STANDS | Stop Uranium Mining! Haul No! Solidarity Action in Phoenix, AZ.
 
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We stood outside the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) to demand the respect for our sacred sites, our water, our land, and our people! We stood in solidarity with HaulNo, in Flagstaff, Arizona today. We interviewed Pliny Draper from Chinle, Arizona to talk about the Uranium Mining. October 10, 2017
Views: 30 Arizona Stands
Haul No! Rally to Stop Uranium Transport
 
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On 10 October 2017, a rally was held outside of the Flagstaff City Council to demand that no uranium mining be allowed near the Grand Canyon nor any uranium transport be allowed through Flagstaff or surrounding communities. Canyon Mine is located just miles from the Grand Canyon and right next to Red Butte, a sacred place for Havasupai. Members of the Diné and Havasupai Nations spoke about the long-term detrimental effects uranium mining has had and continues to inflict on their communities. After the rally, we attended the City Council Meeting and numerous community members spoke to the Council about why they should pass a resolution to stop uranium transport in addition to legal actions that could be taken such as an ordinance. Community members included those from Flagstaff, nearby tribal and other communities, as well as those who traveled from as far as Nevada, Southern Arizona, and New Mexico to voice their concerns. Rally Outside City Hall 0:05 City Council Meeting 12:40 Location: 211 West Aspen Avenue Meetup Time: 17:00
Views: 40 Sumayyah Dawud
Power Struggles: The Proposed Desert Rock Power Plant
 
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Although the Navajo Nation Council became the first tribal government to approve green jobs legislation by establishing a Navajo Green Economy Commission and approving an account to fund the effort, the Council is still keeping alive projects that utilize natural resources like the proposed Desert Rock Energy Project, a 1,500-megawatt coal-burning power plant that Navajo President Joe Shirley has said would be one of the "cleanest" coal-burning plants in the nation. But if built, this power plant -- whose electricity would go to Las Vegas and Phoenix -- will contribute 12.7 million tons of CO2 into an area where two of the worst polluting plants in the country, the Four Corners Power Plant and the San Juan Generating Station, already exist. Many of the local residents have no running water or electricity themselves, but are being toxified by these existing plants and mining operations. An excessive 1.4 billion gallons of water would be used annually for the proposed Desert Rock plant in an already arid climate. (In the western part of the Navajo Nation, Peabody Coal Company's abusive practices have nearly emptied the Navajo Aquifer, yet Peabody wants to construct two additional lines for coal slurrying through Hopi & Navajo lands, and tap into the Coconino Aquifer.) In other parts of the US, mining companies have water testing and liners in place for their depositories of spent coal, called fly ash. On the Navajo Nation, these fly ash depositories sit in unlined pits leeching untested runoff water into the minimal water supply the Navajo have to live on, or blowing into the atmosphere. Selenium, nuclear isotopes, sulfur dioxide, & nitrogen dioxide (all components of acid rain), and 29 million tons of CO2 are emitted from these existing plants. Adding yet another coal plant will increase these numbers by 43%. Since the 1950s, the mining companies' and Nuclear Regulatory Commission's legacy of irresponsibility has left land and water toxic on the Navajo Nation and a population riddled with cancer and birth defects that still appear today. The Jackpile Mine, near the NM-AZ border is the largest open pit uranium mine in the world, and the site of the worst radioactive spill in history. In an area of 55% unemployment and 65% poverty rate, the Desert Rock proponents, Navajo Nation President Shirley and the Navajo Nation Council promise that impoverished Navajo people will experience "untold economic benefit". The council has made all the necessary approvals for construction of the Desert Rock coal plant to go forward, but the US Environmental Protection Agency has asked an appeals board to remand the air permit it granted. It's necessary to move away from what has greatly contributed to the Navajo government's general fund -- royalties from uranium, coal, oil and gas. With the grinding poverty on the reservation on one side of the equation and their reverence for their heartland on the other side, the Navajos face a dilemma: Should they capitalize on the opportunities emanating from the Desert Rock power plant and accept the risk of cultural disharmony and environmental damage in the heart of their venerated Dinétah? Or should they hold true to their traditions and values and reject the plant? Navajo David Nez summarized the issue for Jeff Conant, writing for the CorpWatch Internet site, "Is the goal of the Navajo people to get rich?" asked Nez. "Because 'quality of life', even if you're poor, means clean air, clean water, beautiful scenery."
Views: 5100 Tony Estrada
Uranium Mining in Virginia: A Risky Experiment
 
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Virginia Uranium Inc. is pushing to lift a 30-year ban on uranium mining in Virginia so it can mine and mill the radioactive metal in Southside where the waste would remain toxic for centuries. Citizens statewide are concerned about the dangers of uranium mining to drinking water, air quality, farm products, fishing, and tourism. Go to http://www.keeptheban.org to sign a petition.
Views: 5595 selcva
POISON WIND MOVIE
 
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A teaser for a documentary that tells the story of a corrupt government, unconscionable greed and a policy of destruction aimed at the Aboriginal Homelands of Indigenous People from the 1940's until today. It is a documentary set against the Indigenous landscape of the Desert Southwest and focuses on lives being destroyed by the horror of uranium mining and effects of radiation...as a government's cruel secret is carried on the face of the wind.
Views: 7486 azsurfwolf
Nemoland protest against uranium mining in Poland
 
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Peter Spruijt , joint co-ordinator with Mathilde Andriessen of NEMOland explains NEMO involvement in local protest and presents the case against uranium surveys in SW Poland. As a first step toward the commencement of extensive mining activities across the region, they threaten the health, safety and livelihood of the inhabitants as well as the environmental destruction of an area of outstanding beauty.
Views: 425 Richard Coldman
Dine' for Sanctions Against Israel at Navajo Council, July 17, 2014
 
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The Dine' for Sanctions Against Israel held a demonstration in support of Palestinians making a global plea: "We, Palestinians trapped inside the bloodied and besieged Gaza Strip call on conscientious peole all over the world to act, protest, and intensify boycotts, divestments and sanctions against Israel until it ends this murderous attack on our people." The DSA protest was held outside the Navajo Council chambers in Window Rock, Ariz., where the Council's top standing committee, the Naabik'iyati Committee, was meeting, on July 17, 2014.
Views: 2451 Marley Shebala
The New Way Native Americans Are Getting Screwed
 
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There's a resource curse on the Navajo Nation. The 27,000-square-mile reservation straddling parts of Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah has an extremely high abundance of many energy resources — particularly coal... Read More At: https://news.vice.com/video/cursed-by-coal-mining-the-navajo-nation-trailer Clip from the Tuesday, March 31st 2015 edition of The Kyle Kulinski Show, which airs live on Blog Talk Radio and Secular Talk Radio monday - friday 4-6pm Eastern. Check out our website - and become a member - at: http://www.SecularTalkRadio.com Listen to the Live Show or On Demand archive at: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kylekulinski Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/kylekulinski Like on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SecularTalk Friends Of SecularTalk: http://www.facebook.com/beastofreason AMAZON LINK: (Bookmark this link to support the show for free!!!) http://www.amazon.com/?tag=seculacom-20
Views: 16375 Secular Talk
Native Life Ep. 2 - Destruction
 
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Native Life Ep. 2 - Destruction Co-hosts: Eniko and Patrick In this episode, we explore the destructive consequences of land management under the US government's land trust system. Uranium mining, conducted by various corporations starting in the 1920s and ending in 1986, has left a deadly legacy on the Navajo reservation that will continue for generations. Now some mining corporations want to start uranium mining operations using a process similar to fracking! We will also be presenting the second installment of Unresolved - part of a documentary series about the preservation of Oak Flat (located onSan Carlos Apache treaty lands) and the surrounding area in AZ. Our website: http://native-life.net/ ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Take Action Get Involved -------------------------------------------------------------------- Contact 13 members of the The Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs by phone or Facebook! Tell them: Support H.R. Bill 2811 Take Action Details: http://native-life.net/s1e2TakeAction.html Donate to Representative Raúl Grivalja https://secure.actblue.com/entity/fundraisers/12662 -------------------------------------------------------------------- Support these groups with your time or money -------------------------------------------------------------------- Apache Stronghold http://www.apache-stronghold.com/you-can-help-take-action.html Western Mining Action Network https://www.facebook.com/WesternMiningActionNetwork IEN: Indigenous Environmental Network http://www.ienearth.org/ Resources used in the production of this episode include: Idle No More @ Peoples Climate March in New York (Thanks to Ulali for the beautiful and powerful music!) https://youtu.be/qs585zaaMbM Apache Song- I've Been Around https://youtu.be/VduMcx9XRhw sung by Harris Burnette Video courtesy of www.sacredland.org http://www.sacredland.org/index.php/four-corners/ Further suggested reading on Uranium Mining - + Abandoned Uranium Mines Plague Navajo Nation http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/abandoned_uranium_mines_plague_navajo_nation/ + Addressing Uranium Contamination on the Navajo Nation http://www3.epa.gov/region09/superfund/navajo-nation/index.html + A History of Uranium Mining and the Navajo http://america.aljazeera.com/watch/shows/the-stream/navajo-timeline-infographic.html + The History of Uranium Mining and the Navajo People http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3222290/ + Navajos ban uranium mining http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/eij/article/navajos_ban_uranium_mining/ + Environmental Justice for the Navajo : Uranium Mining in the Southwest http://umich.edu/~snre492/sdancy.html + In situ leach https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_situ_leach + In-situ Leach Uranium Mining https://www.earthworksaction.org/issues/detail/in_situ_leach_uranium_mining#.VhrJYflVikp Slides courtesy Tolani Lake Enterprises (compiled from EPA data found here: http://www2.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-05/documents/402-r-05-009.pdf) Native Life! original footage and images from Oak Flat courtesy Eniko Nolan H.R. 2811: Save Oak Flat Act https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr2811 This broadcast is made possible through the many volunteers of (and with support from) Bernie2016tv
Views: 779 Bernie2016tv OLD2
The Midnite Uranium Mine
 
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The Midnite Uranium Mine on the Spokane Indian Reservation is an open pit mine that has been left open with exposed radioactive ore throughout the site since 1981
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Episode 647 | Uranium Mining
 
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The promise of much-needed jobs in Cibola and McKinley counties comes with a history, as a mining company seeks uranium on environmentally and culturally sensitive lands. THE LINE opinion panel discusses the most recent attempts to bring mining and the associated jobs back to the region.
Protesting Az Sen John McCain visit to Navajo Rez
 
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Protesters greeted Sen McCain when he arrived in Window Rock, Az on Aug 14 to meet with President Begaye, Vice President Nez, Council to talk about several government issues including revival of controversial & defunct Navajo-Hopi Little Colorado River water rights settlement. They staged peaceful sit-in at tribal museum where McCain & state officials met with Council.
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Navajo Nation president Ben Shelly addresses protesters
 
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April 5, 2012 Tuba City, AZ
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dance against uranium mining
 
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Dance by members of BUMP (ban uranium mining permanently) outside the Australian uranium conference in Fremantle as part of the protest against uranium mining. Several companies are trying to start uranium mining in WA, a state where there is still no uranium mining activity and it should be kept this way. The rally was against uranium mining for various reasons, namely: - Aboriginal people don't want it on their land - It is used for nuclear weapons - The waste stays radioactive for many years after the mining has ceased - Radiation leads to many health problems, some of which are only discovered in future generations. - It causes massive damage to the environment - Australia can meet all it's energy needs with renewable energy, thus discounting any reason to use nuclear power.
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Indigenous people protest EPA’s nuclear plans
 
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Native American leaders gathered in front of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, DC to raise awareness about radioactive pollution that has made people in thousands of communities sick. RT’s Brigida Santos speaks with indigenous representatives about the EPA’s new nuclear power plan. Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us online: http://rt.com/on-air/rt-america-air/ Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTAmerica Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_America
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[462] Fake Terror Threats, Standing Up to Beijing, Secret Fed Tapes, World Leaders Call Out UN
 
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Abby Martin Breaks the Set on Fake Terror Threats, Chaos in Hong Kong, Secret Fed Tapes, Uranium on Navajo Land and What You Missed at the UNGA. LIKE Breaking the Set @ http://fb.me/JournalistAbbyMartin FOLLOW Abby Martin @ http://twitter.com/AbbyMartin EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin discusses revelations by The Intercept that a secretive terrorist organization known as The Khorasan Group, that was said to pose an imminent threat to the United States by government officials, was largely fabricated. Abby then goes over the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, highlighting the long history of tension between mainland China and the autonomous region and how China is responding to mass protests in the streets. Abby then speaks with Erin Ade, host of Boom Bust, about a stunning series of recordings released by former New York Federal Reserve employee, Carmen Segarra, showing the collusion between the regulatory body and Goldman Sachs. Abby then talks about a $500 million settlement between the government and Navajo nation over destruction of tribal land due to uranium mining and how this amount will do nothing to alleviate the pain and suffering caused by this industry. BTS wraps up the show with an interview with producer, Manuel Rapalo, about some of the most overlooked speeches during the UN General Assembly from Evo Morales’ comments on the Security Council to Dilma Rousseff’s speech on the NSA.
Views: 26482 breakingtheset
Michael Brune From Sierra Club At Canyon Mine Grand Canyon National Park Arizona
 
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Active Uranium Mine in Grand Canyon Water Shed. Canyon Mine Protest attend by Havasupai Nation Activists, The Sierra Club, The Grand Canyon Trust and Concerned Citizens of Navajo Nation. Radioactive Particulate Contamination from Ore Transportation is Imminent! Defend our Arizonan Environment and Take Action Now! Produced By Timothy Munchweiler
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Jill Stein - Clean Up Abandoned Uranium Mines
 
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Jill Stein kicks off Climate Convergence in South Dakota with rally to clean up abandoned uranium mines.
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LN 301 001 Save the Planet Outs footagefarm.com
 
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Save the Planet Outs - THREE MILE ISLAND + SOUTH DAKOTA NATIVE AMERICAN PROTEST CU marching feet. CU head shots marching protesters. Demonstration to save the Black Hills from uranium mining and other nuclear development. 01:02:07 LS of across field of demonstrators. 6 or 7 horses clustered together PB to reveal mountain range in distance. Sun over TMI Various beauty shots of sun. Pull focus of TMI towers seen through flowers in the field. Pan through field to TMI nuclear plant. VS TMI - view with water coming out of pipe from back of plant; from boat; CU people and transformers on plant grounds. end children throwing rocks in river with TMI in BG. Views of Reddy Kilowatt cartoon figure and TMI sign at plant entrance. Cars and trucks going over rickety bridge - leaving TMI plant site. VS TMI cooling towers at sunset. CU of back side of plant from river boat view. CU of gushing water going from plant to river. South Dakota Beautiful landscape shots. Fence with sign: Warning US Property NO Trespassig. Beautiful landscape and sunset shots. VS Black Hills protest march Cemetery at TMI. Sunrise over New York City. End
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RAW: Navajo activists chase off John McCain for 'stealing their land'
 
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Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us online: http://rt.com/on-air/rt-america-air/ Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTAmerica Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_America
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Hopi and Navajo Stop Peabody Mine Expansion.m4v
 
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In Black Mesa, Arizona a federal judge has vacated a permit for Peabody Western Coal Companys massive coal-mining complex in the area. The judge acted in response to one of several appeals filed by Navajo and Hopi residents as well as a diverse coalition of tribal and environmental groups. The Black Mesa Coal Mine Complex has a long history of controversy stemming from concerns about air and water pollution, impacts to local residents, the drying of aquifers and sacred springs, as well as coals contribution to global warming.
Views: 1611 theGlobalReport