Via Indian Country Today Media Network:

Human Rights Watch brought a group of First Nations women over to Geneva earlier this year to inform the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights about the plight of their water. There were Judy and Taina da Silva of Grassy Narrows First Nation, there to speak of the plethora of mercury that was dumped into their water during the 1960s and ’70s that is still there, poisoning their people.

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