In the week following the RCMP invasion of Wet’suwet’en territories supporters have risen up and #ShutDownCanada. Some of the most effective solidarity actions have come in the form of rail blockades that have paralyzed the national economy.
On Feb 6th, supporters of the Wet’suwet’en marched through Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside before blocking three entrances to the Port of Vancouver.
Early in the morning on Feb 6th, the RCMP launched their long anticipated raid on Wet’suwet’en land defenders. The time has come for supporters to rise up and #ShutDownCanada.
On January 7th an international call went out for a week of solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en. People in dozens of cities answered the call.
Once again the Wet’suwet’en are bracing themselves for another invasion of their territories by CGL and the colonial setttler state. An urgent call has gone out for solidarity actions
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.
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 of accumulation, imposing… 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.