Cronkite News: Tribes support greater protections for sacred sites (October 3, 2022)Tribal leaders urged lawmakers to pass a package of bills that would protect cultural and sacred sites on public lands.
Native America Calling: The threat and promise of uranium (April 6, 2022)Remnants of more than 500 uranium mines on the Navajo Nation have been a threat to residents for decades.
Kaiser Health News: Navajo Nation deals with consequences of uranium mining (February 17, 2022)On July 16, 1979, a dam broke at a uranium mine, releasing 1,100 tons of radioactive waste and pouring 94 million gallons of contaminated water onto the Navajo Nation.
Native America Calling: “Exposure” art exhibit voices nuclear frustrations (September 10, 2021)Indigenous artists from North America and beyond document their relationships with nuclear testing and uranium contamination in a new exhibit.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation to see cleanup of more uranium sites (February 16, 2021)The Environmental Protection Agency will award $220 million in contracts to clean up some of the hundreds of abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation.
Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) discusses Indian issues in farewell speech (December 9, 2020)Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) discusses Indian issues as he delivers his final speech on the U.S. Senate floor on December 8, 2020.
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