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Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Havasupai Urge Halt to Uranium Mining in Grand Canyon as Bill Moves through U.S. Senate


Three generations of Havasupai members demonstrate against uranium extraction outside the Grand Canyon mine site. Photograph: Courtesy of the Grand Canyon Trust.


Havasupai Urge Halt to Uranium Mining in Grand Canyon as Bill Moves through U.S. Senate

United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Votes 10-10 Along Party Lines; Bill Should Move to Full Senate

The Pinyon Plain Mine, previously known as Canyon Mine is located at Maŧ Ŧivjudvah and sits directly above the largest aquifer that feeds into Havasu Creek, the main source of drinking water for Havasupai and metropolitan cities downstream. Contamination from the Pinyon Plain Mine has already contaminated millions of gallons of precious water to be unusable and wasted.

By Havasupai Nation
Contact: Abbie S. Fink
afink@hmapr.com/
French translation by Christine Prat
July 21, 2022

HAVASUPAI NATION, Supai, Arizona -- The United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources voted 10 to 10 on Senate Bill 387 during today’s committee meeting. Not surprisingly, the 20 Senators voted along party lines, leaving the decision to Senate leadership to determine the fate of the bill.

Mohawk Nation News 'Kahnawake Hospital Under Fire'

KAHNAWAKE HOSPITAL UNDER FIRE Audio

Mohawk Nation News

https://mohawknationnews.com/blog/2022/07/21/kahnawake-hospital-under-fire-audio/

Kateri Hospital of Kahnawake is run by the band council on behalf of the Canadian government. People have complained for years and those in charge don't hear.   

AUDIO in four parts. Kateri Hospital Under Fire

STEVE BONSPIEL, The Eastern Door, Kahnawake, www.easterndoor.com vol. 31 no. 28 Fri. July 15, 2022.ed8ae9b4-c773-4dbd-a0a5-44a828690486

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Water v. Oil -- Women Protecting Shell River in Minnesota: Enbridge paid $8.5 million to police and state agencies



Water v. Oil -- Women Protecting Shell River in Minnesota: Enbridge paid $8.5 million to police and state agencies

By Honor the Earth

Water v. Oil: Shell River 7 Hearings and Winona LaDuke's upcoming Trial for Efforts to Protect the Shell River. #ProtectorsNotProtesters

July 20, 2022 -- Five of the Shell River 7 had their contested omnibus (evidentiary) hearing. Maracle, Weber, and Klein appeared in person at the Wadena County Courthouse. With and Barnds attended via zoom due to the COVID pandemic, which has been ongoing through Line 3 construction and the ensuing legal battles. 

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