The Navajo people and uranium mining / edited by Doug Brugge, Timothy Benally and Esther Yazzie-Lewis ; foreword by Stewart L. Udall.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c2006.
Description
xix, 210 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

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Interviews [Browse]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
ISBN
  • 0826337783 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0826337791
LCCN
2006026325
OCLC
71126689
International Article Number
  • 9780826337788
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