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Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Benny Bahe Photos: Navajos March Against Council's Water Rights Giveaway







Photos by Benny Bahe
Navajos marched to the Navajo Nation Council chambers today, Thursday, in Window Rock, Ariz., to protest a water rights agreement, which could lead to the loss of Dine' water rights for future generations and jeopardize the future of the Navajo Nation. The Arizona water rights settlement was formulated by non-Indian attorneys.

Eric Hardy Photos: Navajos Protest Water Rights Giveaway


Mobile photo uploads by Eric Hardy
Navajos protest outside the Navajo Nation Council chambers today, Thursday, in Window Rock, Arizona, as the council prepares to vote on an Arizona water settlement. Navajo protesters say it is a water rights giveaway, formulated by non-Indian attorneys, which will jeopardize the future of the Navajo Nation and the Dine'.

Geological Society informed of threats to Navajo survival


Geological Society informed of threats to Navajo survival

By Forgotten People
Censored News
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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http://censored-news.blogspot.com/2010/11/forgotten-people-to-gsa-denver-threats.html