Indigenous Peoples

John Woodside
Wet'suwet'en Hereditary Chief Namoks marches with delegates and supporters while in Toronto for RBC's annual general meeting on Thursday, April 7, 2022. Photo by Christopher Katsarov / Canada's National Observer

Sept. 22, 2022

As Coastal GasLink prepares to drill under the Wedzin Kwa (Morice River), Wet’suwet’en hereditary leadership and their allies are saying the fight is reaching a flashpoint — and supporters across the country are on notice.

Chad Pawson

Sept. 11, 2022

Groups have documented the logging of old growth trees in at-risk areas proposed for deferral

Two years into a three-year process to defer the logging of some of B.C.'s grandest trees in its most ecologically diverse wilderness so that forestry stewardship could undergo a vast transformation, First Nations and conservationists are decrying a lack of progress and transparency.

The BC Civil Liberties Association, Pivot Legal Society, #Justice for Jared, The Union of BC Indian Chiefs and the family of Haida Elder Jimmie Johannesson
BC Civil Liberties march

Police killings, in general, have to end. Since a high percentage of those killed (and injured) are Indigenous people and others of non-European lineage, the specific aims outlined below are way overdue. Please take a look, give it some thought, and do what you can. And please forward this widely.

          Solidarity,    Gene McGuckin


Sept. 8, 2022


Ashley Braun, originally published by Hakai Magazine
On Calvert Island, British Columbia, the subtle rock line of an extant clam garden is a reminder of how Indigenous peoples turned the sea into a shellfish garden. Photo courtesy of the Hakai Institute

July 20, 2022

By focusing on reciprocity and the common good—both for the community and the environment—sea gardening created bountiful food without putting populations at risk of collapse.

Christopher Reynolds
Until Thursday, the cost estimate for the 670-kilometre pipeline, which aims to carry natural gas to the LNG Canada processing and export facility in Kitimat, B.C., stood at $6.6 billion. File photo

July 28th 2022

The projected cost of the contentious Coastal GasLink pipeline spanning northern British Columbia has jumped 70 per cent to $11.2 billion in the wake of a freshly inked deal between operator TC Energy Corp. and the group building a liquified natural gas terminal on the West Coast.


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