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The Navajo People and Uranium Mining

edited by Doug Brugge, Timothy Benally and Esther Yazzie-Lewis ; foreword by Stewart L. Udall
Format
Book
Published
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2006.
Language
English
ISBN
0826337783 (cloth : alk. paper)
Related Resources
Table of contents only
Contents
  • Introduction: "So a lot of the Navajo ladies became widows" / Doug Brugge, Timothy Benally, and Esther Yazzie-Lewis
  • Leetso, the powerful yellow monster : a Navajo cultural interpretation of uranium mining / Esther Yazzie-Lewis and Jim Zion
  • "I have revisited the places where I used to work" : oral history of former miner George Tutt / interview by Timothy Benally ; translation/transcription by Esther Yazzie-Lewis and Timothy Benally
  • A documentary history of uranium mining and the Navajo people / Doug Brugge and Rob Goble
  • "Human beings are priceless" : interview with Leroy and Lorraine Jack / interview by Phil Harrison ; translation/transcription by Esther Yazzie-Lewis and Timothy Benally
  • Advocacy and social action among Navajo people : uranium workers and their families, 1988-1995 / Susan E. Dawson, Perry H. Charley, and Phillip Harrison Jr.
  • "Our children are affected by it" : oral history of former miner George Lapahie / interview by Timothy Benally ; translation/transcription by Esther Yazzie-Lewis and Timothy Benally
  • Psychological effects of technological/human-caused environmental disasters : examination of the Navajo people and uranium / Carol A. Markstrom and Perry H. Charley
  • "It was like slave work" : oral history of miner Tommy James / interview by Phil Harrison ; translation/transcription by Esther Yazzie-Lewis and Timothy Benally
  • "Everything has been ruined for us" : oral history of miner Joe Ray Harvey / interview by Phil Harrison ; translation/transcription by Esther Yazzie-Lewis and Timothy Benally
  • The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act : what is fair? / Doug Brugge and Rob Goble
  • "We will never forget it" : oral history of widows Mary Louise Johnson and Minnie Tsosie / interview by Timothy Benally ; translation/transcription by Esther Yazzie-Lewis and Timothy Benally
  • Eastern Navajo Diné against uranium mining / interview with Rita and Mitchell Capitan from the film Homeland, Four portraits of native action ; update by Chris Shuey.
Description
xix, 210 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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