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Native America Calling: The problem with lithium
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

The problem with lithium
Increasing demand for electric vehicles and other electric storage devices makes lithium an important and valuable commodity.

The metal is used in batteries. Today on Native America Calling, earn about plans to expand the only lithium mine in the United States to meet the demand and why it’s considered an environmental and cultural affront to tribes in Nevada.

Guests on Native America Calling
Chairman Arlan Melendez, Reno-Sparks Indian Colony

Arlo Crutcher, tribal member, Ft. McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes

Gary McKinney (Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of Duck Valley), spokesperson for the People of Red Mountain and American Indian Movement Northern Nevada chapter member

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