In the wake of limited talks between the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and representatives of the Canadian state, a sense of confusion has set in. Despite what they want you to think… it’s not over.
On February 24th, the OPP raided the camp at Wynam Road, established in Tyendinaga Mohawk territory in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs.
On Saturday Feb 15th, around 50 people snuck onto some train tracks in Vaughan, Ontario (just north of Toronto) and shut down the second biggest rail yard in Canada. They were soon joined by a large crowd of supporters who helped hold down the blockade for the rest of the day.
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.
In the days following the RCMP invasion of Wet’suwet’en territories and arrest of Unist’ot’en matriarchs, solidarity actions have spread all across so-called Canada.
On Feb 6th, supporters of the Wet’suwet’en marched through Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside before blocking three entrances to the Port of Vancouver.
On February 6th, hours after the RCMP raid on Wet’suwet’en land defenders, a group of supporters led by Haudenosaunee, Anishinaabe and Metis women and two-spirits blocked Highway 403 near Highway 6 outside of Hamilton and the Six Nations reserve.
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.
Blockade of Montreal rush hour traffic in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en Land Defenders.