Lynnea Smith, Navajo Activist to Speak at CMU

Lynnea Smith, Navajo Activist

Friday, November 11, Carnegie Mellon University 1:00-2:30pm       CMU University Center, McKenna Room
6:00-7:30pm       CMU Doherty Hall, Room 1112

Lynnea Smith, an activist instrumental in banning uranium mining on the Navajo Reservation, has waged a 12-year battle to stop proposed new uranium mining in the Navajo communities of Church Rock and Crownpoint in northwestern New Mexico. “We want our way of life preserved, and if we continue to allow uranium mining, we stand to lose it all,” said Lynnea Smith, an activist with Eastern Navajo Diné Against Uranium Mining.

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