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The Week That Was: May 1, 2016
Navajo Modern Day Trading Post
Native Suicide: Intergenerational Trauma
Kinship and Tribal Nations
N8V Writers Selected for LA Writers Lab
Songs for Water Raise Money for Walks
NMAI Profile: Jim Taylor
I Do Not Enjoy The Spring
Marika Trujillo Crowned Miss Indian UNM
Clinton: Trump 'Off the Reservation'
Colorado Senate Slated to Kill Bill
Musician Tony Enos: Welcoming 2 Spirits
Manning: A Bitter Sweet Anniversary
Pump You Up! Native Men Empowered in NM
Toronto 2nd City Hosting Diversity Wknd
Protecting 1.7mn Acres Near Grand Canyon
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe Hires MTGA
Homeless Kitty; Sleepless Prince
Diabetic Wound Care in Cuba
Poems on Birth, Death & Pawnee Cosmology
Thing About Skins
DOE Will Fund $73 Million in Infrastructure for NM Radiation Leak Redress
WIPP Nuclear Leak Definitely Caused by Wrong Kind of Kitty Litter: Experts
The kitty-litter rumors are now official fact: a report by a group of independent experts from around the country confirms that “an incompatible combination of nitrate salts and or...
New Mexico Fines Feds $54 Million for Radiation Leaks at Los Alamos and WIPP
Citing numerous violations of state hazardous waste permits, the New Mexico Environment Department has levied $54 million in fines against Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Wa...
Radiation Leak Linked to Los Alamos; Do We Really Want Biological Agents There?
The cause of the radiation leak at Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico, is still unresolved, but we know that it started with Los Alamos National Laboratorie...
Guinea Pigs: 70 Years Later, National Cancer Institute Studies Nuclear Fallout
Tanya H. Lee
Nearly 70 years have elapsed since the first atomic bomb was dropped—not the ones visited upon Nagasaki and Hiroshima, but the test bombs that were inflicted on unsuspecting New Me...
H-Bomb Guinea Pigs! Natives Suffering Decades After New Mexico Tests
Tanya H. Lee
Much has been made of the dropping of the first atomic bomb on two now-infamous cities, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the health-nightmare aftermath...
Saugeen Ojibwe and U.S. Politicians Oppose Nuclear Waste Burial Near Lake Huron
A controversial proposal to bury nuclear waste a half mile from Lake Huron’s shoreline in Ontario is proceeding over indigenous objections in a plan that has repercussions on both ...
5 Alarming Developments From the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster
The earthquake off northeastern Japan late last week made for an eerie reminder that the crisis in the prefecture of Fukushima, particularly its power plant of the same name, is fa...
Prairie Island Indian Community Calls for Permanent Nuclear-Waste Solution
A “temporary” dump of nuclear waste on power plant lands adjoining the Prairie Island Indian Community’s lands has outstayed its welcome, and tribal leaders are blanching at news t...
Mutant Butterflies Show Effects of Fukushima Radiation
Before (above) and after the Fukushima nuclear-plant meltdown: Japan's pale grass blue butterflies appear to be mutating...
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