Native Americans Bear the Nuclear Burden

April 20, 2010 by Russell Means Freedom  
Filed under Featured, Genocide, Water Contamination

by Andreas Knudsen Reprinted from Indigenous Affairs, January/February/March 1996. Published by the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs. Native communities, primarily in the western US, have been chronically exposed to low doses of radiation for over forty years. This exposure derives from the many nuclear activities on indigenous lands such as uranium mining and milling, [...]

Uranium Mining In The Black Hills – Debra White Plume’s Response to ‘Clean Nuclear’

March 3, 2010 by Russell Means Freedom  
Filed under Featured, News, Water Contamination

by Debra White Plume, Feb 2010 The planned uranium mine site in the southern Black Hills can impact four aquifers. Powertech, Inc. USA plans to begin uranium extraction in 2011 and operate for 15 years in the permit area of 10,580 acres located in Dewey and Burdock Counties, north of Edgemont, SD. PT plans to [...]

River Update

October 6, 2009 by admin1  
Filed under Featured, Media, Water Contamination

In this edition, Russell Means gives thanks for a recent journey with fellow travelers down the Colorado River. He speak as well to why the voyage held the imagination of the travelers.

America’s Secret Chernobyl – Uranium Mining & Pollution in the Upper Midwest

July 27, 2009 by admin1  
Filed under Featured, Water Contamination

The following report was produced by Defenders of the Black Hills: 1. World War II ended with the nuclear bomb and introduced the use of nuclear energy for the production of electricity which caused the price of uranium to rise. Uranium mining in South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, and North Dakota began in the middle of [...]

Uranium & Arsenic in the Water: In-Situ Leach Mining Contamination on Indian Lands

June 16, 2009 by admin1  
Filed under Water Contamination

According to the Indian Health Service Arsenic Tech Team the water quality test results in 2005 on Pine Ridge reveal that 98 wells have Arsenic levels 2 to 12 times higher than the MCL determined by law.

W.A.R.N. Report 1980

June 16, 2009 by Russell Means Freedom  
Filed under Water Contamination

Full downloadable text of the 1980 W.A.R.N. Report, showing massive, widespread problems with Indian health.

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