Non-Native people have often used Native land for nuclear testing and mining, to the great harm of Native people and Native land.
Indigenous resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline is a continuation of resistance to laws and policies created throughout U.S. history to take away basic rights from Indigenous people.
A history of the Dakota Access Pipeline highlighting the various forms of Indigenous resistance between 2015-2020.
The U.S. military forcibly removed Native Bikinians from Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands in order to conduct devastating nuclear testing on their ancestral lands.
Spongebob covers up nuclear testing on Bikini Atoll and additional history of nuclear testing on Indigenous land and people.
From both pipelines to the Thirty Meter Telescope, it is clear that this mistreatment of Indigenous lands and ignorance towards Indigenous spiritual beliefs and their relationship with land continues.
During the Cold War, the United States detonated 23 nuclear weapons on Bikini Atoll, leading to long-lasting effects.
My project focuses on the work Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner as she engages broader audiences in dialogue about the plight of Marshallese people.