Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

March 30, 2017

American Indian Airwaves -- Western Shoshone Defending Yucca Mountain

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Thursday, 3/30/2017, on American Indian Airwaves, 7pm to 8pm (PCT)

"Resisting Genocides: Pushing Back Against the Yucca Mountain High-Level Nuclear Waste Repository and
Preventing the Nuclearization of the Newe Sogobia (Western Shoshone) Nation”

Ian Zambarte (Newe Sogobia [Western Shoshone] Nation) (, long-time activist,  board member of the Native Community Action Council (NCAC) (, a "party with standing" in the licensing proceedings contending the United States Department of Energy (USDOE) cannot prove ownership of Yucca Mountain, the location for a high-level nuclear waste repository, and  a board member of Poohabah, a Western Shoshone religious institution situated along the Amargosa River at Tecopa as it turns toward Timbisha at Furnace Creek.
Ian Zambarte joins us for an exclusive one-hour interview with an update on the United States government’s current reactivation of the Yucca Mountain high-level nuclear waste repository located within the treaty territories of the Newe Sogobia, violations of the Treaty of Newe Sogobia(Ruby Valley) of 1863, the United States Department of Energy’s human rights violations of the New Sogobia Nation, preventing the full nuclearization of the Newe Sogobia Nation and its intergenerational impacts on Mother Earth and everything she provides for all life forms, intergenerational tyranny, the forthcoming Native American Forum on Nuclear Issues at the University of Nevada, Los Vegas (UNLV) from April 22nd - 23rd, 2017 at the Marjorie Barrack Museum Auditorium (1pm to 8pm),  plus a lot more issues are discussed.

American Indian Airwaves regularly broadcast every Thursday from 7pm to 8pm (PCT) on KPFK FM 90.7 in Los Angles, FM 98.7 in Santa Barbara, FM 99.5 China Lake, FM 93.7 North San Diego, WCRS FM 98.3/102.1 in Columbus, OH, and on the Internet @

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