BREAKING: 3 arrested in Secwépemc’ulecw Nation including 1 Hereditary Chief.
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The Secwepemc Sacred Fire was lit last night, February 24 at 8pm in solidarity with our Wet’suwet’en brothers and sisters.
From one fire place to another we are uniting to challenge the Canadian government to fulfill its promises and obligations to our Nations. We have lived too long without recognition and protection of our rights and title, of our pristine land and clean water. We have suffered for generations, our children taken from us, our forests cut down, our mountains mined, our homes destroyed, our People displaced. Canada has no deed to our lands, no right to exert the violent jurisdiction of resource extractive industry.
The RCMP and CGL must remove themselves from Wet’suwet’en Territory and they must do so immediately so that we may begin to reconcile our relationships with each other and with the land.
Secwepemc Women’s Sacred Fire Council