The Indigenous people of the land have been under attack ever since the first invaders came to our shores. We have been defending our lands and protecting our waters for generations.Continue reading So-called #Canada: #LANDBACK Coast to Coast Call to Action: November 23rd – 29th
Continue reading So-Called #Canada: Joint Statement by Secwepemc & Gidimt’en Land Defenders
“Pipeline companies threaten violence to communities, salmon and wildlife with drilling under sacred headwaters…In the past few days we have seen Indigenous women interrupted during ceremonies in both territories, and arrests and incarcerations in Secwepemc territories, for enacting their sacred responsibilities.”
Update on continued struggle to resist the Coastal GasLink pipeline threatening the Wedzin Kwa headwaters on Wet’suwet’en territory.Continue reading Protect the Headwaters! Wet’suwet’en Resist Coastal Gaslink [Video]
On December 20, the Guardian released an article detailing the contents of RCMP documents pertaining to the January 7, 2019 raid on the Gidimt’en Access Point. The documents confirm that RCMP were prepared to use lethal force, that they were willing to target and arrest unarmed Indigenous people and elders, and that they prepared to apprehend our children.Continue reading Gidimt’en Statement On Documents Showing “#Canada Police Prepared To Shoot Indigenous Activists”
Today, members of the RCMP’s Aboriginal Police Liaison met with the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs and indicated that specially trained
tactical forces will be deployed to forcibly remove Wet’suwet’en people from sovereign Wet’suwet’en territory. Police refused to provide any
details of their operation to the Dini’ze and Tsake’ze (hereditary chiefs) including the number of officers moving in, the method of forcible removal, or the timing of deployment. By rejecting the requests for information by the Dini’ze and Tsake’ze the RCMP indicated that they intend to surprise and overwhelm the Wet’suwet’en people who are protecting their territories on the ground.