Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Americas: Indigenous Uranium Forum Denounces Mining, Militarization and Hate Crimes in Indian Country

Americas Program Report
Indigenous Uranium Forum Denounces Mining, Militarization, and Hate Crimes in Indian Country
Brenda Norrell November 4, 2009
Americas Program, Center for International Policy (CIP)
Photo Winona LaDuke with Navajo filmmaker Norman Patrick Brown/Photo by Brenda Norrell
Indigenous Peoples from Bolivia, Alaska, and throughout Indian country gathered at the 7th Southwest Indigenous Uranium Forum and told the same story: Uranium mining is a hate crime in Indian country.

"Leave it in the ground," said Native Americans whose parents, brothers, sisters, aunts, and uncles died from cancer, respiratory diseases, and brain tumors resulting from uranium mining.

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