All Videos Tagged mine (12160 Social Network) - 12160 Social Network 2024-07-23T15:05:08Z https://12160.info/video/video/listTagged?tag=mine&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Navajo nation contaminated by uranium ore tag:12160.info,2011-12-02:2649739:Video:718376 2011-12-02T22:19:55.280Z Nikki https://12160.info/profile/NikkiG <a href="https://12160.info/video/navajo-nation-contaminated-by-uranium-ore"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1943492068?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>A race of people coming to an end.<br></br> <br></br> The U.S. government came, took what they wanted, and left the<br></br> Navajo people with a long slow death sentence of poisoned land and<br></br> water...<br></br> <br></br> With their lands contaminated and their health destroyed by the<br></br> uranium mines, there aren't many of them left.<br></br> <br></br> In Northeast Arizona the Navajo nation… <a href="https://12160.info/video/navajo-nation-contaminated-by-uranium-ore"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1943492068?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />A race of people coming to an end.<br /> <br /> The U.S. government came, took what they wanted, and left the<br /> Navajo people with a long slow death sentence of poisoned land and<br /> water...<br /> <br /> With their lands contaminated and their health destroyed by the<br /> uranium mines, there aren't many of them left.<br /> <br /> In Northeast Arizona the Navajo nation is living on contaminated land. The land was once full or uranium ore and in the 1940's the Navajo natives were employed by the US government to mine the Uranium ore. But since then the Navajo have been suffering severe health issues from the contamination of the elevated levels of radiation. Marina Portnaya reports.