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Leona Morgan


Leona Morgan (Diné/Navajo, she/her) is an indigenous community organizer and activist who has been fighting nuclear colonialism since 2007. Her work includes stopping: new uranium mining, transport of radioactive materials, and nuclear waste dumping in the Southwestern United States. 

Leona co-founded and works with the Nuclear Issues Study Group ( and Diné No Nukes, which contributes to the Haul No! initiative ( and Radiation Monitoring Project ( She collaborates nationally with many groups to address the entire nuclear fuel chain in the U.S. and is part of the international campaign Don’t Nuke The Climate ( that focuses on nuclear energy as a global climate issue. Leona is from the Navajo Nation and lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


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