Category: Tribal

Slashing Bears Ears National Monument is an attack on indigenous rights

“It’s just another slap in the face for a lot of us,” said Jonathan Nez, Vice President of the Navajo Nation in announcing five tribes have banded together to sue the Trump administration over its illegal decision to shrink Bears Ears National Monument by 85 percent. Let these tribes know you support them. Sign our [read more…]

Nuclear is part of the dirty energy problem

Add your voice to the outcry from western New Mexicans about the daily impacts uranium mining has on their health. If we speak up together, we can make it impossible for the Martinez administration to ignore us: nuclear energy doesn’t belong in any energy plans for New Mexico.>> Our nation’s leaders called for landmark action [read more…]

Think Outside the Mine 4th Annual Uranium Documentary Film Festival

THINK OUTSIDE THE MINE: Your Water or Your Life 4th Annual Uranium Documentary Film Festival Kawaika Center Theater 22 Bay Tree Rd., Paraje, NM 87007 July 15 and July 17 Wednesday, July 15 • 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Two Films: Blue Gold a documentary about the increasing precious commodity of water and the struggle [read more…]

Require Community Health Studies in Grants Mineral Belt Uranium Legacy Waste Communities

The Grants Mineral Belt extends into McKinley, Cibola, Bernalillo, and Sandoval counties, including surrounding tribal communities. Since the 1940s, uranium extraction has occurred in the Grants Mineral Belt. The NM Mining and Minerals Division has identified 259 mining sites in NM that produced uranium, 137 of those with no record of any reclamation. There are [read more…]

Join CVNMEF for Earth Day Celebrations

Join us to honor Earth Day! Join the Juntos team – Vicente, Patricia, Yari, Victoria and Michael – at the Public Regulation Commission (PRC) meeting 9:30 a.m. Wednesday to show strong support for clean, renewable energy. The PRC will discuss whether or not to approve PNM’s coal and nuclear power replacement plan after the hearing [read more…]