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When Canada used hunger to clear the West / Globe and Mail
That food was denied to aboriginal people is a shock but no surprise. It’s an uncomfortable truth of our history
history  genocide  canada  news  dispossession  public_health  indigenous 
july 2013 by nicholassenn
Melanoma Leads Idaho to Consider Limit on Tanning Salons - NYTimes.com
Dr. Steven Mings, a past president of the Idaho Dermatology Society, ticked off what he and others view as the top contributing factors in a state that has pitched its sunny, mountainous landscape as a playground for the newcomers who have helped it grow: “Outdoor lifestyle, bunch of white people, elevation.”
news  whiteness  public_health  idaho  nytimes 
march 2012 by nicholassenn
Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) / Carlsbad Field Office Tribal Program
"Shipments to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) travel through 10 Native American Reservations (among six states) along the transportation routes."
resource  doe  nuclear  waste  transport  environment  ndn  sovereignty  public_health 
january 2009 by nicholassenn

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