Censored and under-reported news: As the media melts down, the truth-tellers continue their labors of love
'Aleut Story," the horrific story of Aleut forced into internment camps during WWII, where they died of hunger and disease, and then were abandoned and left to starve by the U.S. government. The film is featured this week on Vision Maker Media's free online film festival.
By Brenda Norrell
While the media melts down, and struggles to survive, Censored News is now in its 17th year, with 22 million page views. There are no ads, salaries or revenues, as the truth-tellers share the struggles of Indigenous Peoples and the news of the defenders of human rights and of the land, water and air of the life-giving earth.
We are sharing the most censored issues in Indian country, with the breaking news from our writers, broadcasters and translators.
Censored and Under-reported news:
Mohawk Mothers are in court defending the land of unmarked graves. Canada and the US CIA conducted torture experiments at McGill University in Montreal, in its MK Ultra mind control experiments. Families in related lawsuits said Native children were among the victims.
The Catholic Church confessed to the crime of genocide. The Pope said what the church did to Native children at residential schools in Canada was genocide.
The Biden administration announced in Farmington, N.M., bordering the Navajo Nation, that the 'transition to green energy' in the region would be led by the atomic bomb industry at Los Alamos.
Then, immediately, there was a push for a new freight railway through the Navajo Nation, in the area that is already a uranium crime scene, where Dineh die from cancer from uranium mining and strewn radioactive tailings remain south of Shiprock, N.M. The railway would be in the region of the horrific Church Rock, N.M., uranium spill. The radioactive water continues to flow toward Flagstaff in the Rio Puero wash.
The spy towers built by Israel's Elbit Systems on the Tohono O'odham Nation, on O'odham burial places, now allow US Border Patrol agents to stalk vulnerable traditional O'odham.