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Thursday, November 4, 2010

Geological Society informed of threats to Navajo survival

Geological Society informed of threats to Navajo survival

By Forgotten People
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Photo: Forgotten People by Pavement Pieces
Forgotten People presented with Dr. Lee F. Greer, La Sierra University and Roy Young, Cultural Survival. Professor Stuart Liederman led the panel presentation with over 6,500 people in attendance at the 2010 Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting & Exposition "Reaching New Peaks in Geoscience" in Denver, CO on Wednesday, November 3, 2010.
Please check out the link to the ABSTRACT "Forgotten People Navajo Nation Laboratory – Geology Threats and Environmental Justice." A pdf version of the PowerPoint presentation is available.
Thanks, Don Yellowman
President, Forgotten People
Document to print or download:
Navajos in the Bennett Freeze area of western Navajoland in Arizona live with radioactive uranium mining tailings. Many Navajos here live without running water and sanitation services, while the energy produced from coal and power plants on the Navajo Nation goes to distant cities:

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