Today, Wednesday, 5-07-08 on American Indian Airwaves
"The Swine Flu of Imperial Capitalism at the Yankton Sioux Nation and the UN 7th Session on the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues"
Faith Spotted Eagle, Glen Drapeau, and Chris Mato Nunpa discuss the militarization, illegal arrest, and treaty violations that transpired on the morning of April 22nd, 2008 in the Yankton Sioux Nation. Indigenous community members are attempting to prevent the construction, by Long View Farm, of a factory farm facility that will incarcerate over 70,000 pigs per year. The construction of this facility, located within the Yankton Sioux Nation, will render severe, negative, and adverse environmental, health, and sacred site issues. Sound for this segement of the show stems from a live broadcast from http://www.earthcycles.net
Chris Peters, President of the Seventh Generation Fund (http://www.7genfund.org/) provides us an in-depth summary of what transpired at the United Nations Seventh Session on the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues which occurred from April 21st, 2008 to May 2nd, 2008 in New York City, New York.
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