Monthly Archives: September 2011

Navajo woman helps prompt uranium mine cleanup

Elsie Mae Begay, 71, has spent more than 30 years living among residue piles that her children slid down when they were younger, and other contaminated waste carried down the nearby arroyo or kicked up by high winds. She’s taken … Continue reading

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School Supplies Drive Helps Hundreds of Native American Children

“It’s easy to underestimate the importance of school supplies when you look at some of the other issues our kids on Cheyenne River face, but just think of your own first day of school,” said Julie Garreau, CRYP’s executive director, … Continue reading

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Machinist’s Union Human Rights Conference

The IAMAW (Machinists’ Union) held its’ first human rights conference in Orlando, FL from Sept 1 – 5, and council-fire was presented to the 350 delegates from across the US and Canada.  The attendees were overwhelmingly supportive of building an international … Continue reading

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