Category Archives: Wet’suwet’en

LANDBACK and Quakers, a Case Study

Yesterday’s post was the most recent of a series of blog posts I’ve been writing about the concept of LANDBACK. Here is a link to other LANDBACK posts: landback | Search Results | Quakers, social justice and revolution (jeffkisling.com) You … Continue reading

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Quaker Indigenous Residential/Boarding Schools

I’ve been sitting here for a long time, hoping the Spirit would show me what to write, what to say about the unmarked, undocumented burial site, with the remains of 215 Indigenous children, that was recently discovered at a former … 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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#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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#LANDBACK and Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs

My introduction to the concept of #LANDBACK began when I learned about the Wet’suwet’en peoples in British Columbia, and their struggle to stop the construction of the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline through their lands.(see: LANDBACK ) Who has the … Continue reading

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#LANDBACK and Pipelines

I recently began to write what will be a series of blog posts related to #LANDBACK.(see: My introduction to LANDBACK ) I am learning about and working for #LANDBACK because Indigenous friends tell me this is how I/we white people … Continue reading

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