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Native America Calling: The threat and promise of uranium
Your National Electronic Talking Circle
Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Uranium: threat and promise
Remnants of more than 500 uranium mines on the Navajo Nation have been a threat to residents for decades.

But on the horizon is the promise of jobs and economic development funded by corporate settlements and federal sources to clean up the tailings and other contaminated waste left behind. There are many details and concerns to be worked out, but some Native entrepreneurs are laying the groundwork for a brighter, safer future.

Note: Thumbnail photo of radioactive warning sign in Navajo and English by doctress neutopia

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