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Indigenous Youth for Wetsuweten Occupy and Arrested

350 Canada 13 hrsPeople power is making history. So inspired by the thousands of students across 30+ post secondary institutions from coast to coast to coast who walked off their campuses in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en heredity chiefs and land defenders … Continue reading

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#indigenousyouthforwetsuweten

Tensions and actions throughout Canada to support the Wet’suwet’en peoples are escalating and spreading. It appears a growing number Canadian citizens are not happy as these actions impact their daily lives. This powerful video of the press conference by Indigenous … Continue reading

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#LANDBACK #RiseUp with us

We make conscious decisions to either sit back and watch, or stand up and be heard.We make choices as to whether protect our future generations, or we allow for a destitute future for them.We make choices as to enter the … Continue reading

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Iowa solidarity as RCMP invades Wet’sutwet’en

Time to Rise Up! RCMP Invades Wet’suwet’en Territory SHARE WIDELY Feb 6, 2020 This morning at approximately 4:30am, heavily militarized RCMP launched their long anticipated raid on Wet’suwet’en land defenders. RCMP invaded unceded Wet’suwet’en territory to facilitate construction of the … Continue reading

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#LANDBACK and Indigenous Youth

Earlier in this series about #LANDBACK I wrote the first time I heard that term was from Denzel Sutherland-Wilson. I shared the awful video of Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) pointing sniper rifles at him. Canada is ready to kill … Continue reading

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Light your sacred fires

Continuing with a review of the Wet’suwet’en peoples’ efforts to stop the Coastal GasLink pipeline, the following is about the call for international solidarity in January, 2020. There were demonstrations of support all across Canada, and the world. The call … Continue reading

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Canada is ready to kill us

I originally published much of the following article on February 12, 2020. The events described below took place during the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) raid on unceded Wet’suwet’en territory on February 7, 2020. What follows explains why I became … Continue reading

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Indigenous Resistance and Decolonization

It is sad during this season that is supposed to be about peace on earth, to know state sanctioned violence continues in the lands called Canada and the United States. I was alarmed early this year when I began to … Continue reading

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A United Front Against Fascism

It is said that democracy is on the ballot in this election. The current administration and Republican Party have been successful in destroying democratic norms and policies. Another four years of this administration would be disastrous, since the restraints on … Continue reading

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Prairie Awakening / Prairie Awoke 2020

Yesterday my Quaker Meeting, Bear Creek Friends of Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative), discussed the meeting’s long history of connection with Prairie Awakening/Prairie Awoke. This ceremony is held annually at the Kuehn Conservation Area, just a few miles from the meetinghouse … Continue reading

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