Pine Ridge Reservation: WWII 'Dirty Bomb' Genocide
By Leuren Moret
From the beginning of the Atomic Age, the genocidal aspects of racism were part of the legacy of the Manhattan Project. Native Americans were heavily exposed to uranium mining, nuclear tests, and permanent uranium contamination of their groundwater and reservations from mining. Henry Kissinger expressed U.S. National Security Policy very plainly over concerns about Pacific Islanders exposed to US nuclear tests in the Pacific:
"There are only 90,000 people out there. Who gives a damn!" --Henry Kissinger
PINE RIDGE RESERVATION: WW II "DIRTY BOMB" GENOCIDE
On June 22, 2004, a secret meeting was held, by representatives of the NRC and the Department of Defense (DOD), with Lakota tribal members of the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
A small muckraker newspaper editor discovered that drums of uranium and unexploded bombs were on the Badlands Bombing Range after the DOD had completed a $2.5 million cleanup of the range. The large drums had "1945" stamped into the metal, were full of gunshot holes and were full of "natural uranium."
At the meeting, a representative from the NRC was there with DOD Officers, and the Lakota tribal members present were informed that the drums had natural uranium in them. When the Lakotas asked what they were doing with the drums, they were told by NRC/DOD officials that the drums had been piled up and shot at, or sacks of uranium hung from drop towers were shot at, to study the dispersal patterns of the uranium "downwind, downstream, and in the groundwater".
A Native American village was a few miles downwind and downstream from the uranium drums and drop tower experiments, and the tribal members in the village had been drinking the groundwater from wells in the village. This Army experiment was conducted without informing them and without their consent.
The editor had first heard about the story from a military officer, and about a planned meeting "with an NRC representative from Utah". When the editor made a call to the NRC headquarters in Washington DC, trying to find out where and when the meeting was, he was told "We don't have anyone in Utah" and that "the DOD has jurisdiction there [Badlands bombing range], we wouldn't send anyone."
The Lakota Indians contacted the DOD trying to find out the location of the meeting, and a woman on the phone at the DOD told them "there was not a meeting", but when the editor stated the name of the military officer who had informed him, the woman at the DOD broke down and told him where the meeting was.
The whole affair was an NRC, DOD, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Parks Service, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) nexus of lies, intrigue, and cover-up of a horrendous WW II experiment to study uranium as a genocidal weapon used on unsuspecting Native American communities.
The 1943 Groves memo recommending developing uranium as a radioactive poison gas weapon, as well as the 1950 U.S. Army pamphlet on nuclear weapons makes it very clear that the Army was fully aware of the danger of internal uranium exposure, which exposes the genocidal intent of the Badlands experiments on the Lakotas.
The Badlands experiments would have provided excellent data on the genocidal effects of the new NWO effort to promote in situ leach mining of uranium, which poisons the environment, especially rivers, lakes, and groundwater.
IN SITU LEACH MINING: NWO URANIUM GENOCIDE
The new and improved NWO genocide agenda marches more efficiently into the future, with the introduction of in situ leach (ISL) mining:
ISL uranium mining involves massive pumping of oxygenated water into aquifers to dissolve and strip uranium from sandstone particles at the bottom of the aquifer. The process removes most of the uranium and then pumps toxic water back into the aquifer where it can mix with drinking water aquifers, rivers and streams.
The mined water is then stored above ground in evaporation ponds or dumped into a deep disposal well under the drinking water aquifer.
Uranium Resources, Inc. (URRE) is a uranium mining corporation with large holdings in Texas and New Mexico, and ties to international mining interests:
Since its incorporation in 1977, URI has produced over 7 million pounds of uranium [3,490 tons of DU] by in situ recovery (ISR) methods in the state of Texas where the Company currently has ISR mining projects. URI also has 183,000 acres of uranium mineral holdings and 100 million pounds [49,850 tons of DU] of uranium in New Mexico.
How many hundreds of billions of gallons of precious groundwater have been contaminated in two arid states, the cost that is never factored into the mining process. That is the highest cost, passed on to the public and the environment.
Foreign mining companies (almost all owned by City of London international financiers through "fronts") using ISL on Indigenous lands, guarantees an escalation of the extermination of Indigenous people.
At Pine Ridge and other reservations in South Dakota, and for tribes in Nebraska, the Native Americans face a greater threat than before with new in situ leach mining that threatens to further poison their aquifers and rivers.
A new ruling on a relicensing application by Cameco Corporation, the largest uranium mining company in the world, came out in favour of the protesting Native Americans:
Following the recent Sept 30  hearing, the ALB [Atomic Licensing Board of the NRC] judges admitted nine contentions including the:
-failure to disclose non-radiological impacts,
-failure to consult regarding cultural resources,
-failure to disclose impact on surface waters, including The White River,
-failure to disclose fractures and faults connecting the mined aquifer and drinking aquifers,
-failure to disclose that wastes are released on-site,
-failure to include recent research,
-failure to account for the value of non-degraded wetlands, and
-failure to disclose foreign ownership.
On the issue of foreign ownership of the mine and the concealment of that fact, the Commission ruled, "its resolution in this proceeding is potentially fatal to Crow Butte's proposed renewal of its license. The Board is of the opinion that it is in the best interest in the management of this proceeding that this issue be segregated from the other contentions and briefed on the merits up front."
"Here at Pine Ridge, we have widespread Arsenic contamination and a rate of diabetes 800 times the national average, so it is clear to me that we have to continue to fight to make the water safe for our children and grandchildren," says Lakota Activist, Alex White Plume.
"We will appeal aspects of the Board's ruling such as their refusal to admit our contention about the spiritual value of pristine water for traditional Lakota medicines and cultural ceremonies such as the inipi (sweat lodge)"
Foreign ownership in the eyes of the court is a legitimate legal challenge to relicensing, but health issues and cultural practices and values are not. As a consequence of such bias in JudeoMasonic U.S. courts, the health effects have been genocidal. Studies have shown that populations exposed to environmental uranium, below the EPA drinking water standard, have increased infertility, reproductive cancers of the breast, ovaries and uterus, and caused large increases in diabetes.
Poorly controlled diabetes during pregnancy, has been found to contribute to foetal malformations. Exposure of the pregnant female to xenobiotics such as uranium oxide can cause embryonic death, lethal foetal malformations or birth defects. Biochemical abnormalities in the foetus can cause an increased risk of cancer development if the mother has been exposed to certain compounds.
ko.yaa.nis.qatsi (from the Hopi Language) n. 1. crazy life. 2. life in turmoil. 3. life out of balance. 4. life disintegrating. 5. a state of life that calls for another way of living.
The Hopi believe this is the Fourth World. There were seven worlds created at the beginning. The first three were each destroyed in turn because the humans inhabiting them had diverged too far from their original sacred path of connectedness with and respect for all life on Mother Earth. Their prophecies (see Book of the Hopi by Frank Waters) describe the possibility of such a destruction of the Fourth World (in the forms of uranium mining, the existence of power-lines, and the atomic bomb):
If we dig precious things from the land, we will invite disaster. Near the Day of Purification, there will be cobwebs spun back and forth in the sky.
A container of ashes might one day be thrown from the sky, which could burn the land and boil the oceans.
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