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"There are several things that drive our society today to forget about America’s first people. Oftentimes it seems as though we have forgotten about them altogether. But the American Indian has not vanished. Don’t Mine Me is a documentary in progress about uranium mining on the Navajo reservation. The tragic history of uranium mining on the reservation has haunted the Navajo people for years. Not only are there extremely hazardous health and environmental effects as a result of the mining, but it’s a matter of questioning the humanity of the United States government and their blatant disregard for an entire group of people.” writes filmmaker Ellen Downing in AMERICA‚ÄôS FORGOTTEN HEROES: HUMANITY IN QUESTION FOR THE NAVAJO PEOPLE via

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