Defenders of the Black Hills
We are the Miner’s Canary
Indigenous Delegation Sounds Alarm on Homegrown Radioactive Pollution Crisis
Events & Protest Planned in Washington, DC
Photo: A Geiger counter reading shows dangerously high levels of radioactive pollution at an elementary school playground near an abandoned uranium mine in Ludlow, South Dakota.
Credit: Clean Up The Mines.
Defender of the Blackhills
Charmaine White Face is helping protect a sacred Sioux landmark
Charmaine White Face has her way – and the international recognition she’s already gotten says she’s on that road – the Black Hills of South Dakota will reclaim their purity as a major sacred area of the Sioux Nation.
For the Black Hills, that would mean an end to logging, mining and exploitative tourism (replaced, she hopes, by tourism that respects the tribe’s rights and protects the land from mistreatment).
Read the full article here
Truewest Magazine, Article by Jana Bommersbach October 12, 2009
Uranium Mining Bill
This newsletter is about a couple of new projects, a call for prizes for a Spring Raffle, and a form letter you can sign or rewrite in your own words. There is also a petition on line visit site here
- Report to the Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of hazardous substances and wastes Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
- Special Notice - WHO says no safe dose of radioactivity
- Is radiation good for you? The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission could decide it is