Category Archives: Unist’ot’en

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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#LANDBACK INVASION

Following is a video and some discussion questions related to this series of posts about #LANDBACK. In this era of “reconciliation”, Indigenous land is still being taken at gunpoint. INVASION is a film about the Unist’ot’en Camp, Gidimt’en checkpoint and … Continue reading

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My introduction to LANDBACK

One of the main areas of work of my native friends is LANDBACK. Many white people have been learning about the concept of land acknowledgement. Native people say, now that you (white people) have acknowledged whose land you are on, … Continue reading

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Coastal GasLink Pipeline’s continued destruction

During the past week as I’ve been writing about the webinar series, “Working Toward Right Relationship with Indigenous Peoples”, I’ve continued to hear bad news about the construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline on the Wet’suwet’en people’s territory. July 14, … Continue reading

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The Tower

Yesterday was the 30th anniversary of the siege of Kahnasatake, a 78-day standoff between the provincial and federal governments and Mohawks there (Oka). https://jeffkisling.com/2020/07/10/30th-anniversary-of-oka/ Similar militarized actions by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police against the Wet’suwet’en people and their territory … Continue reading

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Noncompliance order for Coastal GasLink Pipeline

This has been a rough week for pipelines in the United States. Now the Coastal GasLink pipeline has been forced to stop construction near protected wetlands. A victory for the Wet’suwet’en peoples who have been working to protect their territory … Continue reading

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#ShutDownAIMCo Online Day of Action

Despite the COVID-19 global pandemic, international solidarity calls for an end to all construction, and an eviction notice by Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs, CGL and RCMP continue to illegally occupy sovereign Wet’suwet’en yintah. Their presence on the territory puts communities at … Continue reading

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