Next year, transiting Neptune will form a hard aspect to the US Jupiter in Cancer. The history of this alignment has taken us back to the Indian Removal movement, which was at its height in 1836-1837, and the recession which followed. The country's economy was thriving, largely as a result of the new lands opening up in the west and south, but this period of activity ballooned and burst, causing considerable suffering among the middle and lower classes of society.
Through the last few issues of the Web, we focused on one current Native American issue, this one slated for enactment on February 1, 2000, with the forced relocation of a number of Dinéh from the reservation. This will enable the Peabody Western Coal Company to strip mine the area of one of the largest coal deposits in the country. Since there are always two sides to the story, this week we will examine what Peabody Western has to say about the benefits of their program. This information was obtained from Beth Sutton, the Manager of Corporate Affairs of the Peabody Group in AZ:
Residents also receive free coal and water from company wells. In addition, other facilities, such as a 24-hour medical clinic, ambulances and a fire truck are also supplied. Next week, we'll take a look at the environmental impact on the area.
More of The Peabody Home Page:
can be viewed at www.PeabodyGroup.com
The Peabody Home Page
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