Over the last decade, the Unist’ot’en clan of the Wet’suwet’en nation have been re-occupying their traditional territories and defending their lands and waters from industry. We caught up with the Gidimt’en and Likht’samisyu clans who have also been building on their respective territories.
Loading the player… From the genocidal aftermath of Columbus’ accidental “discovery” of the New World, to the ever-deeper encroachments of Israeli settlements into the West Bank — five hundred years of European colonialism has cast a long shadow over this world. Colonization, in its supreme arrogance, carved up the globe according to the imperial logic… Read more »
If completed, the proposed Pebble mine would be the largest open pit mine in Turtle Island, and would endanger the salmon that feed 32 Native tribal communities in and around Bristol Bay, Alaska.
During a speech on “climate” by Justin Trudeau, Aamjiwnaang First Nation community organizer Vanessa Gray was assaulted by a member of the audience, while the Canadian Prime Minister looked on and did nothing. Vanessa Gray tells us what happened in her own words.
In the summer of 2013, the Mi’kmaq in New Brunswick began a campaign against fracking in their territories. Through protests, blockades, and sabotage, they managed to kick SWN Resources out of their territories and inspire indigenous people across the country.
The Jacques Cartier Bridge – a vital transportation corridor in so-called “Montreal” – is shut down in response to the RCMP’s attack on the Wet’suwet’en.
After the brutal raid by Canadian federal cops on Wet’suwet’en land defenders, stopping a fracked gas pipeline, solidarity actions are under way in over 60 cities around the world.
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Indigenous community resisting pipelines in Canada faces forcible removal by federal police