Just discovered video of Corbin Harney (from 1999) Los Almos Labs

Just discovered video of Corbin Harney ( 1999)

Citizens tresspass some fictitious line. Martin Sheen first. Greg Mello spits it out and a prayer from Corbin Harney. Also many others, holding up the conscience of the human race



A flashback: Video of Corbin Harney Radio Interview

Shoshoni spiritual leader cries out in the bowels of the Fuller Lodge Los Alamos, NM, the place where it all began

Pay attention to how it ends..


1000th post for Nuclear and Indigenous Items of Interest Blog

Yesterday was the 1,000th post for this blog thanks, all of my constant readers for following this blog, which is dedicated to the late Corbin Harney, Western Shoshone Spiritual Leader and Elder.

He was a personalfriend for 20+ plus years and is my son’s godfather.

Thanks, Corbin for all the lessons you taught thousands of people in your worldwide travels. We wish you every day.

We miss love you and miss you every day as we struggled to follow the path which you started us on.  Shundahai, gregor

Shameless call for material for the book”Shundahai Network: A Decade of Resistance:

In addition to writing this blog I also write 4-5 other blogs and have taken over the responsibility of getting “The Shundahai Network” web site running, again.

After our Founder and Spiritual Leader of the Western Shoshone People passed, last July- Corbin Harney, thing sorta fell apart.

But we are up and running again, I am also getting my 18 year old son enrolled in College in Salt Lake City, UT. In addition I am moving to Las Vegas, to be closer to Yucca Mountain, the proposed High-Level Radioactive Waste Suppository Repository, which is located on Traditional Western Shoshone Lands. These Lands encompass parts of several states, UT, CA, ID and NV . Things have been pretty busy lately and once again I am putting a call out to ask for any Video’s, Audio recordings, memories of Shundahai Network actions and also the same for any Corbin Harney Materials.

Nuclear and Indigenous Items of Interest

This WordPress Bog also dedicated to Corbin Harney has only been live for 3 weeks. it has over 2000+(NOW OVER 5,000+) hit so far and has been mentioned in the WordPress blog also. It is at https://gregornot.wordpress.com/
Come check it out as it will be part of the new Shundahai.org Web site,which is currently undergoing renovations. Please visit “The Shundahai Network” web site at shundahai.org . Please note some of the material is out of date, but soon will be caught up and this blog will be incorporated into the new site.
Here is some info about myself and the book”The Shundahai Network: A Decade of Resistance”( actually the book will cove times prior to the forming of The Shundahai Network and, also times after, Corbin passed, bringing it up to the present day status.

About Gregor

Hi, I’m Gregor Gable but remember that much of the material is a little out of date

I’m a Indigenous Rights, Social Justice and Anti-Nuclear Activist. I believe we need to break the Nuclear Cycle to save this Planet. I worked for 20+ years at the Nevada Test Site, doing non-violent direct actions. I was the very first person arrested at Yucca Mountain. I was arrested uncountable (hundreds) times at the Nevada Test Site (NTS). I am also writing a book “The Shundahai Network: A Decade of Resistance”. In addition, I am making a DVD/CD of Corbin’s Harney(Western Shoshone Spiritual Leader, who has passed over)last Public Sunrise Ceremonies & Songs(with his verbal permission as seen on DVD). If you wish to contribute materials, Audio, visual or memories of Shundahai Network (SN), contact me : gregornot AT gmail.com and I will send my snail mail address for mailing photos or audio or video materials.

Shundahai Friends,

Those of you who wish to send Audio. Video, Photos,Stories or uplifting memories of Corbin Harney (including who,what, where) for part of the book honoring Corbin and the Shundahai Network,”The Shundahai Network: A Decade of Resistance” may mail them to Gregor Gable (Web Master of Shundahai Network Domain and a personal friend of 20 + years) :

All materials will be returned and proper credit will be given in the book. Please print clearly your snail mail address, so that I may return materials, along with a note given me permission to use the materials in this book. This is a Book Corbin Harney authorized me to write, and I have been working on it for quite a while.

This is a record of Corbin’s non-stop fight against radioactivity and his attempts to have the traditional lands returned to the Newe people(after it had been cleaned up) under the Treaty of Ruby Valley 1863 and the people who helped him know as The Shundahai Network.

Shundahai, gregor

Remembering Corbin Harney (Western Shoshone Spiritual Leader, Elder)

Corbin Harney with his trademark smile

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Corbin Harney has passed over
July 10th, 2007

March 24, 1920 – July 10, 2007

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Corbin Harney has passed over
July 10th, 2007

March 24, 1920 – July 10, 2007

In Loving Memory of Corbin Harney

Corbin Harney, Western Shoshone Spiritual Leader

Corbin Harney, Western Shoshone spiritual leader passed away on July 10, 2007.  He was born in Bruno, Idaho on March 24, 1920.  He was raised by his grandparents.  Corbin traveled around the world and spoke out about global toxins, radiation and illness.

He spent most of his life teaching people and healing many.  He spoke to many high schools, grade schools, universities, youth correctional institutions and prisons.  Corbin is well known around the world for the work he did.

Corbin founded Poo Ha Bah – meaning “Doctor Water” in Tecopa, California in the 1990’s, which is a unique native healing and prayer center.  A viewing will be in Lee, Nevada at Larson Bill’s residence on July 14th and 15th.

Services will be on Monday, July 16th in Battle Mountain beginning with a sunrise ceremony at the BattleMountain Indian

Community park, followed by funeral services at 9 a.m. at the Battle Mountain Indian Community Administrative Building at 37 Mountain View Drive.  Burial will be held at the graveside at the Battle Mountain City Cemetery at 10 a.m.  A feast will follow at the Battle Mountain Indian Community Administrative Building.

Corbin Harney is descended from generations of Newe (Shoshone) traditional healers and was always grateful for the many extraordinary teachers who shared their knowledge in his lifetime.

Corbin is survived by his daughter Reynaulda Taylor; granddaughters Ann Taylor and Nada Leno; grandsons Keith, Jon and Joel Leno and William Henry Taylor; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and his sister Rosie Blossom’s family; John Harney and other Harney family members; and the family of Marge McDade and many cousins and other family members as well as many, many, many, friends around the world.

Corbin was preceded in death by his mother, father, sister, grandparents, uncle, great granddaughter, cousins, and friends.

A very special thanks to Patricia Davidson, Corbin’s caregiver in his final months; Dominic Daileda, Corbin’s friend and companion for his support and compassion in hard times, and the family of Dixie and Martin van der Kamp for opening up their home and their hearts to Corbin and his family and friends during his time of need.

Donations may be made either to the immediate family through:

Reynaulda Taylor

P.O. Box 397

Owyhee, Nevada 89832

775-757-2610 or 775-757-2064


Or, to:

The Corbin Harney Way

6360 Sonoma Mtn. Rd.

Santa Rosa, CA  95404

No other individual, organization or entity is authorized to receive donations on behalf of Corbin’s immediate family or Corbin Harney

Western Shoshone leader dies at 87

Anti-Nuclear Activist and Spritual Leader Corbin Harney Passes Away. AUDIO and text by  Christina Aanestad:
Corbin Harney, spiritual leader of the Western Shoshone passed away July 10.2007 of cancer, on Turtle Island, Santa Rosa, California. Harney led the successful resistence to stop the Divine Strake, a nuclear testing plan on Shoshone Lands in Nevada earlier this year.
An honoring of Corbin & discussion on how UC Berkeley has been in violation of NAGPRA (Native American Graves Protection & Repatriation Act) & excluding Indian people from related dialogue happening behind closed doors.  UC Berkeley is holding captive thousands of remains of Native ancestors. Bay Native Circle radio show, KPFA by Maya Orozco, Morning Star Gali, and Tony Gonzalas.
Western Shoshone leader dies at 87 Associated Press 10:23 a.m. July 11, 2007

RENO, Nev. – Corbin Harney, a spiritual leader of the Western Shoshone who challenged the federal government – and once his own tribe – to oppose nuclear weapons on aboriginal land has died at the age of 87. Harney, a fixture at anti-nuclear rallies, died Tuesday of complications from cancer near Santa Rosa, Calif., where he had hoped to finish a book, according to his family.

“We have truly lost a lot,” said his nephew, Santiago Lozada, who was with him when he died. “

Corbin was a World War II veteran and was known around the world for his activism against radioactivity and nuclear weapons,” said Robert Hager, Reno-based lawyer for the Western Shoshone tribe. “He’s irreplaceable to the Western Shoshone nation.”

“He was someone who just had this gentle spirit but a steely resolve that people should do the right thing,” Hager said. “He thought people would eventually come around and realize the harm people were doing to Mother Earth.”

Hager recalled that Harney bucked his own tribe when the federal government in the 1950s unearthed remains of Western Shoshone ancestors during digging for nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site north of Las Vegas.

“He picked up the remains and gave them a decent burial,” Hager said. “He took a lot of flack from Western Shoshone leaders who said he should have nothing to do with the U.S. government. But I always respected Corbin for doing what, to the Western Shoshone, was not politically correct but in his mind was the right thing to do.”

Ian Zabarte, secretary of state for the Western Shoshone National Council, said Harney “was always steadfast in trying to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons and guard the people against the threats and hazards that nuclear technology poses.”

Harney traveled around the world as a speaker and environmentalist. He received national and international awards and spoke before the United Nations in Geneva.

The family is completing funeral plans, but burial services will be at Battle Mountain Indian Community, where his wife, Marge, is buried.

He is survived by his daughter, two granddaughters, four grandsons; seven great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Public Statement by
Corbin’s Immediate Family

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My tribute in Song Form- Box of Rain, preformed by Grateful Dead, lyrics-Robert Hunter, Music-Phil Lesh

Look out of any window
any morning, any evening, any day
Maybe the sun is shining
birds are winging or
rain is falling from a heavy sky -
What do you want me to do,
to do for you to see you through?
this is all a dream we dreamed
one afternoon long ago
Walk out of any doorway
feel your way, feel your way
like the day before
Maybe you'll find direction
around some corner
where it's been waiting to meet you -
What do you want me to do,
to watch for you while you're sleeping?
Well please don't be surprised
when you find me dreaming too

Look into any eyes
you find by you, you can see
clear through to another day
I know it's been seen before
through other eyes on other days
while going home --
What do you want me to do,
to do for you to see you through?
It's all a dream we dreamed
one afternoon long ago

Walk into splintered sunlight
Inch your way through dead dreams
to another land
Maybe you're tired and broken
Your tongue is twisted
with words half spoken
and thoughts unclear
What do you want me to do
to do for you to see you through
A box of rain will ease the pain
and love will see you through

Just a box of rain -
wind and water -
Believe it if you need it,
if you don't just pass it on
Sun and shower -
Wind and rain -
in and out the window
like a moth before a flame

It's just a box of rain
I don't know who put it there
Believe it if you need it
or leave it if you dare
But it's just a box of rain
or a ribbon for your hair
Such a long long time to be gone 
and a short time to be there

Greeting All

Corbin Harney leading a sunrise cermony

Corbin Harney leading a sunrise ceremony

This blog will go live as soon as I get back from the IEN national Conference on July 22th, 2008.

Till then, shundahai,gregor