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Counter Narrative: RadioActive IN New Mexico

@ Online Thursday 03.18, 2021
05:00 pm - 06:00 pm MDT

The Counter Narrative is a safe space to unpack and discuss trending, difficult, misunderstood, and often divisive topics.

Join the IPCC in a three-month long series on New Mexico’s complex history as it relates to Nuclear Science and its impact on Native Americans and Pueblo people living in our state. In this series we will be unpacking the evolution of nuclear science and history in New Mexico from the Pueblo perspective. New Mexico has the highest natural reserve of Uranium and is home to two leading National Laboratories. While there are competing schools of thought with regard to the presence of the labs and our extensive reserves, their impact has been significant and often problematic as it relates to the surrounding lands and tribal community members across the state.

Session One on Thursday 3/18/2021, 5-6PM will take us on a deep dive into the emergence of nuclear science. We will explore how and why New Mexico became a home base for nuclear research, from the Manhattan Project to nuclear tourism.

Panelists: (National Nuclear Science Museum)