Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

December 2, 2015

Voices from Home: 'Lakotas Defend Sacred Water' for Paris COP21

Debra White Plume

Lakota Media Project
Published on Aug 24, 2015
Regarding Uranium Hearings in Crawford Nebraska August 24 - 28, 2015

Lakota Media Project
Unite to Fight for Environmental Justice

Crying Earth Rise Up (Trailer) from Courtney Hermann on Vimeo.

Thank you to Kent Lebsock, Lakota, Owe Aku International Justice Project, for recommending these videos for COP21.

Debra White Plume, Lakota: Our lands and territories have produced the wealth of “America”, the homestake gold mine in our sacred He Sapa (Black Hills), has enriched “America” beyond belief, as it poisoned the Cheyenne River. Uranium open-pit mined in the sacred He Sapa by “America” and its collaborator, Tennessee Valley Authority gave “America” its nuclear bombs while it poisoned all the rivers and lands for hundreds of miles around, forever. Fukushima is part of the “American” dream, just like Hiroshima and Nagasaki was. Now the oceans and Her babies are poisoned forever. Forever is a long time.
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