The Indigenous tribe Dongria Kondh of India’s Niyamgiri Hills have fought a heroic battle against mining giant Vedanta Resources to save their sacred mountain.
The Supreme Court has told Vedanta that the Dongria must decide whether to allow mining or not. Will the Dongria be allowed to make their decision in peace, and will the government, and Vedanta, respect that decision?
Mine – Story of a Sacred MountainThis short film, narrated by Joanna Lumley, tells the story of the Dongria Kondh’s resistance. Vedanta are intent on constructing an open-cast mine on their land and thereby destroying the tribes sacred mountain and with it everything they know.
Please click link to learn about how the Dongria Tribe Deals Fatal Blow To Vedanta Mine: http://indigenouspeoplesissues.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=18068:odisha-dongria-kondh-tribe-deals-fatal-blow-to-vedanta-mine&catid=33&Itemid=66