August 2020

Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Wet’suwet’en solidarity rally and march in Halifax draws hundreds

Photo Stacey Gomez

Wet’suwet’en solidarity rally and march in Halifax draws hundreds

Press statement
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K’jipuktuk/Halifax: On February 23rd, Mi’kmaq water protectors and community members in Halifax rallied at the Peace and Freedom Park on Hollis St. and South St., to show support for Wet’suwet’en sovereignty, and solidarity with Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs opposing the Coastal Gaslink (CGL) pipeline. Hundreds of people showed up to the event.
The rally kicked off in the park the Cornwallis statue was removed, widely seen as a flashpoint for anti-colonial resistance locally. The rally’s size, diversity, and colorful banners and chants, demonstrated widespread support for Indigenous sovereignty and environmental justice, a contrast to the mainstream narrative that Canadians are suffering and deeply inconvenienced due to Wet’suwet’en solidarity blockades.  As one sign pointed out, “Boil water advisories are also inconvenient.”

Saskatoon Rail Blockade in Solidarity with Wet'suwet'en

Saskatoon / Treaty Six Territory in Solidarity with Wet'suwet'en
#NoTrespass #WetsuwetenStrong #WetsuwetenSolidarity #LandBack
Saturday, February 22nd, 2020, 12pm

We are gathered on Treaty Six territory and Métis homeland, Saskatoon, in solidarity with land defenders at Wet’suwet’en who are currently experiencing colonial violence on their lands by the Canadian state, the RCMP, and extractive industries.

The Truth from the Meeting of Wet'suwet'en and Tyendinaga Mohawks

Photo Christi Belcourt

Article and photo by Christi Belcourt
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Published with permission

This is a photo of the Hereditary Chiefs in Tyendinaga on a conference call with B.C. RCMP. I was there as a witness and observer and can verify what the Hereditary Chiefs are reporting is true, that the RCMP is saying one thing to the public and media, and another thing to them.

Video 'Lies Lies Lies' by Issac Murdoch and Christi Belcourt

                     Photo above Tyendinaga rail blockade. Below 'Lies Lies Lies' exposing Canada

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Music video for the song "Lies Lies Lies" by Issac Murdoch and Christi Belcourt Released with permission through Real Peoples Media Video produced by Real Peoples Media Twitter: @realpeoplesmedi Instagram: @realpeoplesmedia Facebook: realpeoplesmedia2016

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