Wednesday, 4/26/06, on American Indian Airwaves
Part 1: "Six Nations Under Siege: Canadian Militarism and low-level intensity conflict"
Thahoketoteh (Mohawk Nation) from Mohawk Nation News (http://www.mohawknationnews.com) joins us live from the Six Nations (Caledonia,Ontario) and provides us an exclusive update from the Six Nations (Caledonia,Ontario) area where negotiations with Canadian represenatives have been underway for the last 48 hours. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has egaged in the illegal arrest of indigenous peoples, treaty violations, military buildup, and increased its low-level intensity conflict against the Six Nations while they have been defending thier traditional homelands and way of life.
Part 2. "Trespassing"
Steve Lopez (Fort Mojave Nation), community activist and Carlos DeMenezes, Director joins us live to discuss the exclusive free screening of "Trespassing" being held this Friday at 7pm, April 28th at Cal-State University, Long Beach University Theater (UT-108).
Nine years in the making, Trespassing is a controversial feature-length documentary filmed in and around Native American sacred sites in Nevada?s Yucca Mountain, Four-Corners and California?s Mojave Desert.Trespassing poetically examines the indigenous peoples of the Fort Mojave and Western Shoshone Nations controversial battles around land rights, uranium mining, nuclear testing and the disposal of nuclear waste. Panelist: Elder Corbin Harney (Western Shoshone Nation) and activist Steve Lopez (Fort Mojave Nation) will be available afterwards for questions and answers. For more information, please visit the KPFK webiste at www.kpfk.org
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