Unfortunately, this is unfairly hindering recognition opportunities for longstanding tribes and standing in the way of such tribes acquiring much needed non-casino related benefits, such as federal grants and governmental immunities. Mann describes the need for a criminal investigation. Incomplete Remediation 03:09 Bob Spiegel and Gilliam agree that the decision not to clean up upper Ringwood was a fault of Ford. Myths, as noted in the section on their name, were derived in part from theories of origins, as well as prejudice related to unions with African descendants because slavery had developed in the colonies as a racial caste. But those symptoms soon became deadly diseases and the damage being done to both to the environment and to the the Ramapough was worse than anyone could have imagined.
It is a well known fact that displacement of Indian tribes followed European Incursions in the region which resulted in the forced movement and resettlement of Indian peoples. In the documentary, the light green of forest leaves creates a soothing picture that parallels another seductive image -- the smooth turquoise paint of a Ford Mustang in all its American Dream splendor. The Ramapough requested an investigation of the agency leak and were ignored. Jackson promises to help the community members of Ringwood. Their people still occupy the southwest portion of the point of Rockland County, on all sides of Ramapo Mountain.
Ford 05:31 Credits: Mann V. The panel was moderated by Kimi Wei. In 1978 they organized a non-profit. I can't believe this is actually occurring in this day and age with all the companies that are funded to protect us. This evolved to include the in the Dawnland Confederacy, and the Renapi contingency was known as the Wappinger-Mattabesec Confederation i.
The Lenape Indian: A Symposium. The origin of these surnames could also be from earlier contact times with the Colonials. His family filed a civil suit against the state. Over time, the latter were believed to have included settlers reflected in surnames common among the people and later, , German mercenaries who had fought for the during the ; that is, people who were considered suspect by the dominant British Americans. But no one knew that at the end of September 2008.
Partial Cleanup 01:44 In the 1980's, Ringwood became listed as one of the most toxic sites in the nation. This opposition is sometimes financed by competing Indian casinos, adding additional money and political muscle to an already uphill fight. Toxic waste still surfaces from the ground. We can turn the channel, we can skip voting, we can be political cynics, and then someday, when the skin of our children starts peeling off their backs because of dirty water, maybe we will pay attention. When Chermayeff took her 8-year-old with her to one residential area, a medical expert for the case cautioned her not to let the child walk there. The original deed, with the names of the five Indian chiefs - Manis, Wactau, Sonees, Ayco, Nakam - is still in the possession of the Sloat family. Injuries and Afflictions 04:01 A homeowner in the Ringwood area shows photos of his children.
As the doc moves into its second half, it simply begins notching timestamps in the decades-spanning case, with more and more details emerging not only painting a better picture of just how nearly everyone in the Ramapough has suffered sickness but also how much of this mess came from the decision-makers at Ford. The community continues to find paint sludge that is flowing into drinking water. Some left the city for more isolated areas to escape capture after the war. Seville, an ethnologist, authenticated two dugout canoes found in Witteck Lake, near , as of Ramapo origin and possibly 1,000 years old. Homes were built on the land for needy people.
Ringwood has a huge stigma regard the Ford dumping of all the toxic waste in the abandoned iron mines. My sister and I definitely decided we would not be purchasing Ford vehicles and what happened to these people in New Jersey was just incomprehensible. Ford 2011 follows the pursuit of the lawsuit. Ford Gets Away 03:50 In September 2009, Ford Motor Company and Ramapough settle outside of court. Fink and Chermayeff answered questions from community members last week at the screening, which was also attended by Redford. In 2006, the residents of Upper Ringwood made history when their community became the first site in the country ever returned to the Superfund List. You can visit the and locate the environmental disaster closest to you.
It was the third time he'd seen the film. The 13-count suit filed in state Superior Court in Paterson, N. This compelling documentary reveals the story of how this tiny tribe and their team of passionate lawyers took on the 'big dogs'--Ford and the Environmental Protection Agency--after years of suffering a wide range of ailments, from skin rashes to increased rates of cancer and miscarriages, they say are a result of the dumping. Archived from on December 10, 2013. Credits: Executive producer, Donald Everett Axinn ; editor, Howard Sharp; composer, Jonathan Sheffer ; associate producers, Julie Almendral, David Smoler ; production associate, Margaret Leggat ; production manager, Joshua Bennett.