Category Archives: Unist’ot’en

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. “This is … 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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Virtual Rally with Freda Huson and Molly Wickham

Today 5/7/2020 Updated information posted at the end. In the last week the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary chiefs have reached an important memorandum of understanding with the province and federal government to recognize their title moving forward. The agreement is an important … Continue reading

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Virtual Rally with Freda Huson and Molly Wickham

Thursday 5/7/2020 In the last week the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary chiefs have reached an important memorandum of understanding with the province and federal government to recognize their title moving forward. The agreement is an important victory that was made possible because … Continue reading

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The Pandemic and the Pipeline

Coastal Gas Link’s ongoing construction is putting entire communities at risk!  (see the article here about COVID-19 and the Keystone XL pipeline contruction.) Please sign and share this petition to shut down man camps throughout the province that are endangering … Continue reading

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No Deal with Wet’suwet’en but Pipeline Construction Continues

A natural gas company with a $6.6 billion plan to build a pipeline through northern British Columbia is continuing to clear forest and deliver pipe despite an Indigenous community’s calls to shut down in response to the coronavirus pandemic. This … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and Wet'suwet'en

#covid_19 #MotherNature #takecare #AnotherWorldisPossible #ProtectTheSacred This is the perfect time to enact the reprieve we have received on pollution and climate destruction. There is Beautiful evidence of a fossil free world exemplified in China who could finally see blue sky or the canals in … Continue reading

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Indigenous Youth, Leadership and Suicide

Yesterday I wrote about children as sacred beings. And how moved I have been by the eloquence of Indigenous youth. Below is an example, where Kolin Sutherland-Wilson discusses the history of colonialism and the struggle of the Gitxsan and Wet’suwet’en. … Continue reading

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