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Leona Morgan

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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 (www.fb.com/NuclearIssuesStudyGroup) and Diné No Nukes, which contributes to the Haul No! initiative (www.fb.com/HaulNo) and Radiation Monitoring Project (www.radmonitoring.org). 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 (www.dont-nuke-the-climate.org) 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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