Peltier Tribunal on Indigenous Rights live from Green Bay, Wisconsin

 
 
Live from the Leonard Peltier on Indigenous Human Rights
 
 
By Brenda Norrell

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Leonard Peltier Tribunal on the Abuse of Indigenous Rights concluded late Friday and isued prelimary findings. See Censored News www.bsnorrell.blogspot.com

Earlier, attorney Bruce Ellison is providing testimony by phone, strong testimony on how the US targeted the American Indian Movement and Leonard Peltier, primarily due to concern that AIM would interfere with mining and resource extraction.

Ellison is now involved with testimony regarding opposition to uranium mining. In the 1970s, uranium mining was also the issue, as companies were targeting the Black Hills with uranium mining.

Lenny Foster, Navajo, testified on the abuse of Native prisoner rights on Thursday. Dorothy Ninham testified on the atrocities endured by Peltier in prison. On the first day, Lakota survivors of the Pine Ridge Reign of Terror testified. Dakota scholar Chris Mato Nunpa presented testimony on Dakota genocide.

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About Brenda Norrell

Brenda Norrell has been a news reporter in Indian country for 34 years. She is publisher of Censored News, focusing on Indigenous Peoples, human rights and the US border. Censored News was created after Norrell was censored, then terminated, by Indian Country Today after serving as a longtime staff reporter. Now censored by the mainstream media, she previously was a staff reporter at numerous American Indian newspapers and a stringer for AP, USA Today and others. She lived on the Navajo Nation for 18 years, and then traveled with the Zapatistas. She covered the climate summits in Cochabamba, Bolivia, and Cancun, Mexico, in 2010.

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Brenda Norrell has been a news reporter in Indian country for 34 years. She is publisher of Censored News, focusing on Indigenous Peoples, human rights and the US border. Censored News was created after Norrell was censored, then terminated, by Indian Country Today after serving as a longtime staff reporter. Now censored by the mainstream media, she previously was a staff reporter at numerous American Indian newspapers and a stringer for AP, USA Today and others. She lived on the Navajo Nation for 18 years, and then traveled with the Zapatistas. She covered the climate summits in Cochabamba, Bolivia, and Cancun, Mexico, in 2010.