Yesterday, the Malaysian state owned company Petronas, who has an abysmal corruption record , attempted to bribe one of our neighbours, Lax Kw’alaams, with $1 Billion dollars to allow them to build their LNG terminal on Lelu Island. A terminal at this site may spell collapse for Skeena watershed salmon, as this site sits directly on top of the most sensitive eel grass habitat for juvenile salmon in the entire river system - Flora Bank. Our camp is standing in the way of the T
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 5, 2015 Friends of Wild Salmon calls out Pacific Northwest LNG for misleading advertising Friends of Wild Salmon is calling on Pacific Northwest LNG to publicly retract their misleading advertisement in this week’s regional newspapers and issue a truthful ad showing the risks their project poses to Skeena wild salmon.
“Communities throughout the Skeena watershed depend on wild salmon for their livelihoods. It is critical that Pacific Northwest LN
Check out this new video of Brian on the trapline. The highest colonial courts of Canada have made clear through the Delgamuukw and Tsilhqot'in decisions that excercising Title is the equivalent of holding Title. Be sure to listen to what he says near the end. #video #news
TransCanada announced today that they intend to begin right-of-way clearing for the PRGT pipeline by the end of the summer 2015. Read full article here. This is despite the fact that Petronas continues to waver on their investment decision in the terminal, where the final investment decision is not expected until June. Though they already have their BC EAO ceritificate for this project, TransCanada still requires a number of permits from the BC OGC before they can begin const
We are very proud of our Wet'suwet'en friends! After years of the Unist'ot'en Camp leading the way, the hereditary leadership of the entire Wet'suwet'en Nation have joined in to condemn pipelines and colonial misrepresentation. In this press release, the Office of the Wet'suwet'en denounce pipeline deals signed by band offices and the province as illegitimate. Gitxsan friends, similar pipeline deals for our land have not yet been announced by the treaty society that claims to
The Madii Lii tool-drive has been extended until Feb. 7. If you've got any of the below items kicking around, we will put them to good use! All sorts of tools are needed, specifically identified needs include: · Snowshoes; · Handheld Tools... = carpentry, mechanical, sheet metal, and hand electric such as skill saws, drills, reciprocating saw, jig saws, sanders, planers, as well as drill press, bench grinder, etc. · Garden tools such as shovels (round and square), rakes, hoes
It was a packed house today for the Title Case meeting at Gitanmaax Hall. Representatives from multiple nations were in attendance to learn how Gitxsan people, and our neighbouring nations, are in an excellent position to launch a full title case that would put all current and future pipeline proposals to rest. As lawyer Louise Mandell said, "the colonial model of gorging at the buffet of individualism is coming to an end". Thanks to the Delgamuuk'w lawyers for speaking at th