Monday, June 26, 2017

Havasupai March Against Uranium Mining Photos by Robin Silver





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Havasupai hosted a three day gathering on Red Butte, June 23--25, to halt uranium mining and transport in their homeland, known as the Grand 

SAAMI: Indigenous-led resistance against new fishing regulations by Finnish and Norwegian governments



Indigenous-led resistance against new fishing regulations imposed by Finnish and Norwegian governments

 By Ellos Deatnu, Censored News

Last week, a group called Ellos Deatnu (Long Live Deatnu) declared a moratorium over part of the Deatnu (Tana/Teno) River, in response to new fishing regulations imposed by the Finnish and Norwegian governments that severely limit indigenous rights. The indigenous-led resistance group consists of Saami and others working non-violently toward self-determination and local governance in the Deatnu Valley. The Deatnu River forms part of Sápmi, the transborder homeland of the indigenous Saami people.

The group Ellos Deatnu declared a moratorium on the 21st of June 2017 over Čearretsuolu Island and its surroundings. The moratorium halts the implementation of new Finnish-Norwegian fishing regulations governing the Deatnu River. During the moratorium in this region, Saami concepts of justice and Saami customary law will be applied. The group Ellos Deatnu has taken this measure because the new regulations violate Saami indigenous rights and threaten the well-being of the Saami from the Deatnu valley.

"Norway and Finland are often seen as human rights paradises, but how much is really known about their failure to acknowledge and respect the rights of their own indigenous people? With theese new regulations, the Finnish and Norwegian governments have removed more than two thirds of all Saami fishing rights. For example, they have denied my fishing rights as a Saami completely. We want our great-grandchildren to be able to have a good life and live in harmony with the river. Nothing is more important than the well-being of our river. We have seen that the Norwegian and Finnish states do not know what is the best for us or our river", states Áslat Holmberg of the Ellos Deatnu group.
The Deatnu river and its salmon play an indispensable part in the survival of Saami as a people. The new regulations represent a clear violation of international human rights treaties, including those specifically concerning indigenous rights. They also violate the constitutions of Norway and Finland, and were negotiated with negligible consultation of the local Saami community.

"The States whose borders run through Sápmi seek continually to appropriate our natural resources, grabbing them from us little by little. The new regulations effectively transfer the rights to the Deatnu waterways and their use – rights originally held by the Saami – away from the local population, transforming these into the property of the Finnish and Norwegian States. The only way for the Saami to survive as a people is resistance," says Beaska Niillas, also a member.

Saami from both sides of the river have joined forces as part of the Ellos Deatnu group and have established an indigenous-led resistance camp on the island. Ellos Deatnu representatives state that the moratorium remains in force until the states of Finland and Norway agree to re-negotiate the fishing regulations in full co-operation with the Saami people.

"New fishing regulations must be negotiated in a way that is fair and genuinely adheres to the standard of Free, Prior and Informed Consent, as written in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. All discussions are to be led by local Saami people. We encourage people in the Deatnu valley to declare a Moratorium in other areas along the Deatnu watershed as well until new fishing regulations have been negotiated and implemented by both Finnish and Norwegian governments," concludes Beaska Niillas.

Contact information:
Facebook: Ellos Deatnu

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Saami people:

The Saami people are an indigenous people inhabiting the Arctic area of Sápmi, which today encompasses parts of northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia. Indigenous people are people defined in international or national legislation as having a set of specific rights based on their historical ties to a particular territory, and their cultural or historical distinctiveness from other populations that are often politically dominant. The Saami are the only people with indigenous status in EU.

Moratorium:

A moratorium is a delay or suspension of an activity or a law. In a legal context, it may refer to the temporary suspension of a law to allow a legal challenge to be carried out.

Deatnu River:

The Deatnu River (Finnish: Teno or Tenojoki; Northern Sami: Deatnu; Norwegian: Tanaelva) forms part of Sápmi, the transborder homeland of the indigenous Sámi people. It runs along the state border between Finland and Norway. It is the largest Atlantic salmon (salmo salar) river in Europe. The Deatnu River discharges into one of the largest and most unspoiled river deltas in Europe.

Photos: Ellos Deatnu!




Sunday, June 25, 2017

Havasupai: Guardians Gather to Protect Sacred from Uranium Mining








Photos Courtesy No Haul

The Havasupai Tribal Council is hosting a three day gathering on Red Butte to defend the sacred land and water from uranium mining and transport.
Supai, ancestral Guardians of the Grand Canyon, began their gathering with a prayer walk.
June 23 -- 25, 2017















FACTS: THE CANYON MINE AND WHITE MESA MILL

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What is the Canyon Mine?

The Canyon Mine is a uranium mine located near Red Butte, a sacred mountain and Traditional Cultural Property only six miles from the Grand Canyon’s South Rim. Canadian company, Energy Fuels, is currently sinking the mine shaft and plans to extract uranium in early 2017. The company is operating under a Plan of Operations and Environmental Review that date to 1986, and the Forest Service failed to properly consult with the Havasupai Tribe before allowing the mine to operate.
The Havasupai Tribe, Grand Canyon Trust, Center for Biological Diversity, and Sierra Club have legally challenged the United States Forest Service’s decision to allow Energy Fuels Resources to reopen the Canyon uranium mine, which was initially approved in the 1980s and had been closed since 1992.
  • production rate is 109,500 tons per year of high-grade uranium ore
  • EFI permitted to stockpile up to 13,100 tons of uranium ore at Canyon Mine.
  • is within a one million acre area that was withdrawn from mining in 2012 due to concerns about uranium mining’s environmental and cultural threats to the Grand Canyonwatershed.
Canyon Mine haul route facts:
  • Nearly 300 miles
  • 25 trucks (both ways) with capacity to haul up to 30 tons of highly radioactive ore per day
  • Covered only with tarps
  • Through towns such as Valle, Williams, and Flagstaff; through Navajo reservation communities including Cameron, Tuba City, and Kayenta; and finally arrive at Energy Fuel’s White Mesa Mill only three miles from the Ute Mountain Ute tribal community of White Mesa, Utah.

Sacred Sites & Precious Water:

Red Butte is located in the Kaibab National Forest in Coconino County, Arizona on ancestral Havasupai lands. It is known to the Havasupai nation as Wii’i Gdwiisa, “clenched fist mountain,” and has been held sacred since time immemorial.
  • determined eligible for the National Register of Historic Places as a Traditional Cultural Property in 2009
  • The Canyon Mine is located within the Traditional Cultural Property boundary of Red Butte
  • also culturally significant to Diné (Navajo) and Hopi Nations
An estimated 40 million people rely on water from the Colorado River which flows through the Grand Canyon. Already, 20 seeps and springs in the Grand Canyon region exhibit dissolved uranium concentrations over safe drinking water standards as a result of historic uranium mining. The Canyon Mine threatens to further those impacts, and the haul routes travel over two key Colorado River tributaries – the San Juan and Little Colorado.

What is the White Mesa Mill?

The White Mesa Mill is the only conventional uranium mill licensed to operate in the United States. Energy Fuels Inc. owns and operates both the mill and the Colorado Plateau uranium mines, including Canyon Mine, that supply ore to the mill. The mill is located three miles north of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe’s White Mesa Ute community and six miles south of Blanding, Utah.
  • built in 1979 to process uranium ore from the Colorado Plateau.
  • In 1987, it began processing “alternate feed material” (uranium-bearing toxic and radioactive waste) from across North America.
  • Energy Fuels disposes of the mill’s radioactive and toxic waste tailings in “impoundments” that take up about 275 acres next to the mill.
What are the tailings impoundments?
  • There are currently five tailings impoundments (Cells 1, 2, 3, 4A, and 4B) in the mill’s 275 acre tailings-management system. These impoundments receive tailings, including waste processing solutions, that are laden with radioactive and toxic elements.
What are the health and environmental hazards?
  • Cells 1, 2, and 3 at the White Mesa Mill were constructed with thin plastic liners between two layers of crushed rock. The liners in those cells had a useful life of 20 years when they were installed in the early 1980s and have never been replaced.
  • Cells 1, 2, and 3 leak detection system lacks a double liner and will not detect a leak until groundwater has already been contaminated.
  • The mill emits radioactive and toxic air pollutants including radon and thoron (gases) and sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides (particulates). Windblown particulates and gases travel off-site. Energy Fuels has stockpiled both ore and alternate feed on-site. Many of the stockpiled materials are not adequately covered and can blow off-site. White Mesa residents report smelling pollutants from the mill.
  • Trucks loaded with ore hazardous materials travel on Arizona and Utah highways to reach the mill. Alternate feed materials are usually off-loaded from the railroad at Cisco, Utah, trucked to Interstate 70, east to Highway 191, and south through Moab, Monticello, and Blanding to the mill. Ore from the mines near the Grand Canyon region travels north through the Navajo Nation and Bluff to the Mill.
  • There are plumes of increased levels of nitrate, nitrite, and chloride in the perched aquifer beneath the mill site.
What are other community concerns?
  • The mill was built on sacred ancestral lands of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe. More than 200 rare and significant cultural sites are located on the mill site. These include burial sites, large kivas and pit houses, storage pits, and artifacts. When the mill and its tailings impoundments were constructed, several significant archeological sites were destroyed. These included pit houses, kivas, burial sites, and food-processing and storage structures.
  • Many residents in the communities of White Mesa and Bluff are concerned that the Navajo Sandstone aquifer, which provides drinking water to the area, will be contaminated. This primary drinking water aquifer lies underneath the mill site.

Rally Monday Navajo Council Votes on Dirty Coal Extension


Saturday, June 24, 2017

Longest Walk 5 Walks into West Virginia Photos by Bad Bear
















Photos by Western Shoshone Photojournalist Carl Bad Bear Sampson.

Longest Walk 5 walks into West Virginia, from Kentucky, with the message of halting drug abuse and domestic violence.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Red Warrior Camp Speaks -- June 21, 2017



RED WARRIOR CAMP SPEAKS
Contact: Email: redwarriormedia@gmail.com
"Mni Sose' called our Spirits.  From the four directions, we traveled alone or in caravans, to gather at the river banks.  We formed a self-sufficient camp and lived together with love, ethics, principles, and protocols guided by ceremony, prayers and medicine.  Our focused, singular, collective goal was to manifest our training and energy to protect sacred water.   We committed ourselves to the tactic of non-violent direct action to slow or halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline north of the Standing Rock Reservation while the tribes and lawsuits moved forward.  In acknowledgment of the 500 years of genocide, treaty breaking, and human rights violations against our people by the United States government in favor of resource extraction and land thefts, we knew we must have a strong frontline.  We gathered allies from proven social justice movements.  We protected our work through principles of security culture, knowing the corporation would stop at nothing to realize their financial investment and future profits.  Tactics of infiltration, dissension, rumors, divisiveness, and lies orchestrated by DAPL and its hired guns soon began to weaken the solidarity of all the camps.  Their tactics continue today.  All the camps moved, were burned or torn down.  People scattered to the four directions.  We have people still engaged in the judicial process, going to court.  Many charges were dismissed.  We carry on with water and land defense work, cultural revitalization, decolonization.  We come from all walks of life, races, ages.  Our collective experience is a powerful weapon we took to Standing Rock to share with others to help stop DAPL.  We are Red Warriors," Stated Debra White Plume.
We represent 27 tribal nations and 10 countries with no regard to the United States' imaginary borders, to defend the land and protect the water through Non-Violent Direct Action.  Collectively, known as Red Warrior Society, we have decades of experience in grass roots, community-based organizing to protect our natural resources.
Red Warriors are highly disciplined, principled individuals who encompass a unique skill set to provide non-violent direct-action trainings, decolonization tools and organize actions to primarily youth with an emphasis on security culture.
There are many definitions of security culture.  Every movement and resistance group and camps should carefully set their standard accordingly to ensure the safety of those involved in the protection of all that is sacred.
Red Warriors are self-sufficient, with minimal impact to the land and resources. These principles are utilized in our actions, both at the NoDAPL direct action in North Dakota and other actions and trainings throughout Turtle Island.
The recent array of propaganda films being released on the NoDAPL camps are reminiscent of the U.S. Government-led COINTELPRO tactics employed against indigenous resistance movements in the 1970's. 
In a recent Intercept expose' (https://theintercept.com/2017/05/27/leaked-documents-reveal-security-firms-counterterrorism-tactics-at-standing-rock-to-defeat-pipeline-insurgencies/) on Energy Transfer Partner's security contractor TigerSwan, and their counter-terrorism tactics, it was revealed that Big Oil's hired guns focused their attention on Red Warrior Camp over a four-month period. This information did not surprise us, given the dozens of drone flyovers and imminent threats that occurred daily.
Their report dated, September 22, 2016, states, "Information control within the camp, despite causing dissention, makes any internal source information difficult to acquire."
Our level of security protocols is necessary because we are under intense scrutiny, as validated by the TigerSwan report.
A recent pro-DAPL propaganda film features an interview with Lt. Jason Stugelmeyer of the Bismarck Police Department.  Stugelmeyer claims that no water protectors were stripped searched or held in chain link dog cages upon arrest.  However, eyewitness testimony confirms that hundreds of water protectors were stripped searched and held in the dog cages for processing into Morton County Jail.
Allegations against Red Warrior Camp are the highlight of a recent open letter addressed to resistance organizers.
MYTH: "…it has been co-opted/taken over by mostly white and Latino Anarchists."
TRUTH: RED WARRIORS ARE LED BY INDIGENOUS LEADERS WHO TRAIN AND SUPPORT PEOPLE OF ALL RACES THAT ARE COMMITTED TO PROTECTING THE WATER AND DEFENDING THE LAND.

MYTH: "…not abiding by the tenets of non-violence."
TRUTH: RED WARRIOR CAMP CAME TOGETHER IN STANDING ROCK AS DEDICATED AND TRAINED INDIVIDUALS COMMITTED TO NONVIOLENT DIRECT ACTIONS AND CIVIL DISOBEDIANCE.
MYTH: "…they have no respect for elders."                                                                                                        
TRUTH: RED WARRIOR CAMP ACKNOWLEDGES ELDERS WHO SUPPORT AND GUIDE RATHER THAN DICTATE AND CONTROL.

MYTH: "…they were not prayerful."
TRUTH: RED WARRIOR CAMP INNERSTANDS HOYEYA (SENDING VOICE TO CREATOR).
Red Warriors are picking up where they left off in their homelands before they left for Standing Rock. We continue to build alliances with other active indigenous resistance circles.  We are engaged in cultural revitalization activities and youth-led food sovereignty initiatives.
 We are actively fighting uranium mining operations throughout Turtle Island and currently conducting radiation testing trainings to empower native communities to collect and own the data to protect their environment.
Red Warriors are mapping "water criminals" that seek to destroy finite water sources throughout Turtle Island.  We call upon communities to study their watersheds including, aquifers, streams, rivers and lakes to determine if they are under imminent threat from companies seeking to control or destroy their water sources.
Importantly, hundreds of tribal nation government leaders traveled to Standing Rock and made pledges to support the protection of sacred water.  We call upon grass roots people to hold their elected officials to their word and share the good work that is being done.
We are cautiously optimistic with U.S. District Judge James Boasberg June 16th ruling against Energy Transfer Partner's Dakota Access Pipeline.
Boasberg ruled, "…the Court agrees that it did not adequately consider the impacts of an oil spill on fishing rights, hunting rights, or environmental justice, or the degree to which the pipeline's effects are likely to be highly controversial.   To remedy those violations, the Corps will have to reconsider those sections of its environmental analysis upon remand by the Court."
Boasberg will rule in the coming days whether to halt the flow of dirty crude during the Army Corps' new environmental impact study on this already leaky 1,172-mile pipeline.
Red Warrior Society's mantra is "Everything for Everyone, Nothing for Ourselves".  We acknowledge the long legacy of warrior societies' continued struggle for indigenous liberation and environmental justice.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Zapatistas 'The Time Has Come' Indigenous Council of Government

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Video Published on Jun 2, 2017

On May 28, 2017 at CIDECI-Unitierra, San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Maribel, of the Popoluca town of Veracruz, read the final declaration of the constituent assembly of the Indigenous Council of Government.
For more information on this process visit https://subversiones.org/archivos/129256
El 28 de mayo de 2017 en CIDECI-Unitierra, San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, la compañera Maribel, del pueblo popoluca de Veracruz, leyó la declaratoria final de la asamblea constitutiva del Concejo Indígena de Gobierno.
Para más información sobre este proceso visita https://subversiones.org/archivos/129256

The Time Has Come

The Time Has Come
To To the People of Mexico,
To the Peoples of the World,
To the Media,
To the National and International Sixth,
We send our urgent word to the world from the Constitutive Assembly for the Indigenous Governing Council, where we met as peoples, communities,
nations, and tribes of the National Indigenous
Congress: Apache, Amuzgo, Chatino, Chichimeca, Chinanteco, Chol, Chontal of Oaxaca, Chontal of Tabasco, Coca, Cuicateco, Mestizo, Hñähñü, Ñathö, Ñuhhü, Ikoots, Kumiai, Lakota, Mam, Matlazinca, Maya, Mayo, Mazahua, Mazateco, Me`phaa, Mixe, Mixe-Popoluca, Mixteco, Mochó, Nahua or Mexicano, Nayeri, Popoluca, Purépecha, Q´anjob´al, Rarámuri, Tének, Tepehua, Tlahuica, Tohono Odham, Tojolabal, Totonaco, Triqui, Tseltal, Tsotsil, Wixárika, Xi´iuy, Yaqui, Binniza, Zoque, Akimel O´otham, and Comkaac.

Arizona Happy to Sacrifice Navajos to Keep Dirty Coal Fired Power Plant Open -- Letter


Roberta Blackgoat, with her son Danny Blackgoat, and Mike
Flores, Tohono O'odham, protesting Peabody Coal and depletion
of the aquifer in Flagstaff. Photo by Brenda Norrell


Article by Brenda Norrell
Censored News

The following letter from the Arizona Corporation Commission to the Secretary of Interior reveals the fact that Arizona was always happy to sacrifice Navajos in order to receive its dirty, coal-fired electricity for Southern Arizona.
Arizona politicians, along with corrupt attorneys and irresponsible media, were responsible for the relocation of more than 14,000 Navajos in order to clear the land for Peabody Coal to mine Black Mesa.
This coal has long powered the Navajo Generating Station on the Navajo Nation, poisoning the air, water and rupturing the land. It depleted the aquifer and caused widespread critical health problems.
This dirty energy resulted in 40 years of misery for Navajos on Big Mountain and Black Mesa.
The Navajo Nation Council and President Russell Begaye -- who rallied at Standing Rock last year to fight Dakota Access Pipeline -- are now working to keep this dirty coal power plant open.
It is one of the dirtiest coal fired power plants in the world.

http://docket.images.azcc.gov/0000180520.pdf.

ARIZONA CORPORATION Commission’s letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke on a 5-year "settlement" proposal.
It's Time to Stop and Take a Breath on Arizona's Power Future

The negotiations over saving Navajo Generating Station (NGS) have ended and the Navajo Tribal Council is left with a seemingly unamendable extension agreement to keep the coal-fired power plant in partial service for another two years. With no room to alter the proposal in the Navajo Tribal Council and only a few weeks to consider it before the Salt River Project (SRP) proceeds with decommissioning, it is almost humorous to consider these coincidences as anything but pre-planned. This scripted process, predicated on SRP's imposed urgency forgets the 2013 verbal agreement and handshake to keep the plant open until 2044 as part of a multi- owner settlement to close 1/3 of the plant to meet EPA regulations.

So here we have it: A sad, short stop to a longstanding institution that is responsible for what Arizona is today. Arguably, without NGS there would hardly be a Valley of the Sun. Some of Arizona's greatest statesman-Rep. John Rhodes, Gov. Paul Fannin, Sens Barry Goldwater and Carl Hayden and Interior Secretary Udall -stepped up to the plate to make sure the power for our Colorado River water allocation would be "home grown" in Arizona.1 NGS allowed Arizona to be self-reliant by using our own coal and our own plant in unison with our Native American communities to provide for our state's young economy. The Sierra Club and business community alike, rejoiced over this cooperation.
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Monday, June 19, 2017

Dineh John Redhouse -- In Honor of Warrior Lehman Brightman


In Honor

We have lost another great warrior with the passing of Dr Lehman Brightman, Sr. Lehman or Lee, La Nada Means, and other militant activist-warriors in the San Francisco area boldly founded the United Native Americans (UNA) in the summer of 1968. As a college freshman, I will always remember his strong militant leadership and voice when we protested the anti-Indian presence of Secretary of Interior Walter Hickel (a pro-termination enemy of the People) and corrupt Vice President Spiro Agnew during the annual convention of the National Congress of American Indians in Albuquerque in October, 1969. In our direct action protest, we even took it to the streets when we blocked their motorcade procession from the airport to downtown before being surrounded and brutalized by armed security guards. Later, however, we managed to boo (or heckle) Hickel off stage at the convention. And I will never forget the powerful and eloquent speech he delivered in that packed conference room at the Motor Inn in Window Rock in August, 1970 on the need for militance, always, in the course of our activist work and the necessity of taking the strongest possible action in defense of native peoples and lands throughout the Americas. In January, 1978, I met him again at the Albuquerque Indian School auditorium when he spoke of his continuing work—as an activist and a scholar—documenting and exposing the horrific environmental and health impacts of uranium development on Navajo and Pueblo lands and the criminal motives behind the illegal mass sterilization of native women. I continued to follow and support his life’s work until 2011 when he suffered a crippling stroke and could no longer serve native people. A true warrior, he sacrificed and gave to his people. He gave and gave until he couldn’t give anymore. Like Herb Blatchford, Clyde Warrior, Mel Thom, and other great visionary leaders of the Red Power era, Dr. Lehman Brightman will always be remembered for his remarkable work and enduring legacy.

All Our Relations,
John Redhouse



Thank you John Redhouse, Dine', for sharing your memories of Dr. Lehman Brightman, who passed to the Spirit World on Sunday afternoon.

‘Haul No!’ Tour: Stop Grand Canyon Uranium Mining and Transport

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MEDIA ADVISORY
Monday, June 19, 2017

Contact: Klee Benally indigenousaction@gmail.com
Sarana Riggs stopcanyonmine@gmail.com

'Haul No!' Tour Underway to Stop Grand Canyon Uranium Mining & Transport
Upcoming Dates: Flagstaff, Cameron, & Red Butte
Grand Canyon, Arizona — As Energy Fuels Inc. (EFI) threatens to start uranium mining on sacred Indigenous Lands managed by the US Forest Service, just miles from the Grand Canyon, Haul No! is in the midst of a 300 mile awareness and action tour along the Canyon Mine haul route.
What: The Haul No! Tour includes presentations on public health, cultural and environmental impacts from uranium mining, and a direct action workshop.
Who: Haul No! is a volunteer Indigenous-led group collaborating with Indigenous communities and leaders, environmental organizations, and community-based advocates working to stop nuclear colonialism in the Southwest.

When & Where:Haul No! tour has already been through Bluff, Monument Valley, Kayenta, & Tuba City.
Monday, June 19, Flagstaff, AZ
Coconino Center for the Arts, 6pm – 8pm
2300 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Tuesday, June 20, Cameron, AZ
UPDATED: Cameron Chapter House, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
June 23-25, Red Butte, AZ
Havasupai Prayer Gathering
Due to Highway 180 road closure please use the following directions from Flagstaff (approx. 75 miles):

Directions: From Flagstaff, take I-40 West
Take exit 165 for AZ-64/I-40 toward Williams/Grand Canyon
Go through Valle (north) and continue 11 miles to Forest Road 320.
Turn right (east) and go 1.3 miles to FR 340.
Look for signs.

Why: Up to 12 trucks a day with 30 tons each of highly radioactive uranium ore are slated to be transported through mostly small reservation communities.The Havasupai Nation has legally challenged the US Forest Service due failure complete meaningful consultation with the Havasupai in their 1986 Environmental Impact Statement regarding Canyon Mine. A decision from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is still pending.
Although the Navajo Nation has banned transport of uranium through its lands since 2012, EFI would be permitted by the state of Arizona due to jurisdictional issues.
Possible radioactive contamination to land, water, and air from the Canyon Mine, White Mesa Mill, and transport of uranium would impact northern Arizona, southeast Utah, the Colorado River, Moenkopi Wash, the San Juan River, and the lands and cultural resources of the Havasupai, Hopi, Navajo, Ute, and Paiute peoples.
Updates and more information can be found at: www.haulno.org & www.facebook.com/haulno.


Longest Walk 5 Walks in to Kentucky -- Photos by Bad Bear

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Long walkers at Kentucky Capitol



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