Indigenous Resistance

Indigenous resistance to the colonization of Turtle Island is alive and thriving. Check out these videos for a lot of what’s going on.

Return Our Stolen Sisters

Every year on Valentine’s Day, thousands of people across Turtle Island brave freezing temperatures to remember our stolen sisters.

Mohawks Warn Montreal Mayor

A warning to Montreal’s Mayor Coderre from Mohawk women not to dump human waste in the St. Lawrence river.

Tsimshians Confront Petronas

Tsimshian people in so-called “BC” square off against Petronas LNG workers trying to carry out drilling in and around the sensitive ecosystem of Lelu Island.

The Battle of the Great Bear Rainforest

In the 1990s the Nuxalk Nation engaged in a campaign of direct action to stop logging in the Great Bear Rainforest, before their struggle was hijacked and betrayed by NGOs like Greenpeace.

Native Women Shut Down Pipeline Consultation

First Nations women and supporters sent a clear message to TransCanada this Wednesday evening that the Energy East pipeline is not welcome through First Nations lands.

Indigenous Land Defenders Block LNG Terminal Construction

Indigenous land defenders blocking energy company Petronas from building a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on Lelu Island.

Gustafsen Lake Standoff

Comic book artist and indigenous historian Gord Hill recounts the history of the standoff in Gustafsen Lake.

TransCanada Attempts to Enter Unist’ot’en Land

TransCanada workers kicked off Unist’ot’en land, where the company is seeking to build several pipelines for tar sands oil and fracked gas.

Chevron Kicked Out of Unist’ot’en

Chevron executives try to gain access to Unist’ot’en territories by giving a gift of bottled water and industrial tobacco.

RCMP Blocked From Entering Unist’ot’en Camp

On July 15, 2015, officers of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police tried to enter Unist’ot’en territory.

Unist’ot’en Camp Kicks Out TransCanada Crews

TransCanada attempts to enter Unist’ot’en territory.

The Oka Crisis in Five Minutes

The so-called “Oka Crisis” is one of the most legendary battles between indigenous land defenders and settlers in the last century.

Chokepoint: How to Stop a Pipeline

Over the past four years, the Unist’ot’en clan of the Wet’suwet’en nation have literally built a strategy to keep three proposed oil and gas pipelines from crossing their land.

Showdown at Highway 134

With some of the only video from behind police lines, witnessed the brutal raid by the Royal Colonial Mounted Police on the Mi’kmaq blockade of fracking equipment.

Mi’kmaq Blockade

For over two weeks now, a coalition of people, including local Mi’kmaq residents, and anglophone and Acadian settlers, have blockaded the road leading to an equipment compound leased to South Western Energy.

Kahsatstenhsera: Indigenous Resistance to Tar Sands Pipelines

This video focuses on Indigenous resistance, and seeks to build capacity in Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities by providing an educational and accessible resource to build awareness across communities.

Raising Resistance: Global Day of Action Re-Cap #NoPipelines

Today, Unist’ot’en allies are rising up in cities across North America and around the world to deliver a message to industry and government, warning them to cease their trespass against sovereign Wet’suwet’en territory.

The Action Camp

The Unist’ot’en, a clan of the Wet’suwet’en Nation, have built a protection camp to block the PTP in so-called British Columbia, Canada. This is the third time the Unist’ot’en have called for a convergence in their territories.

Oil Gateway

In this dispatch, we look at how members of the Unist’ot’en clan are pre-empting the construction of 4 pipelines through their traditional territories.