Quakers in Solidarity with Wet’suwet’en People

Canadian Friends Service Committee has released a statement in support of the ongoing protests by the Wet’suwet’en Nation people and hereditary chiefs in opposition to proposed pipelines on unceded land. The statement includes that “The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples affirms rights and related obligations to ensure that conflicts like this will not be addressed violently or militarily but rather resolved with negotiated solutions.” It is a reminder that climate change is a peace and justice issue.

https://quakerservice.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/CFSC-stands-with-the-Wetsuweten.pdf

Canadian Friends Service Committee. CFSC stands with all Wt’suwet’en people, January 18,2019

https://quakerservice.ca/news/cfsc-stands-with-all-wetsuweten-people/

Bear Creek Friends of Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative) letter to John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia.


Iowa Quakers and others held a vigil in support of the Wet’suwet’en people, Feb. 7, 2020, Des Moines, Iowa


Also related to the climate is the following statement about the many consequences of the bushfires in Australia from Australia Yearly Meeting.

https://quakersandclimate.files.wordpress.com/2020/01/australiayearlymeetingletter.pdf
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