Hear about what happened at the Elsipogtog anti-fracking protest from the voices of those involved in the movement.
I came home on Sunday evening from an awesome weekend in New Brunswick learning more about fracking, meeting with allies, and being inspired by the amazing work of our chapters in the Atlantic.
A new truth for some young Canadians was: there wasn’t any American involvement in the crackdown on the Elsipogtog. The crackdown fit perfectly into capable Canadian hands.
Members of the Mi'kmaq Warriors Society who have been arrested and incarcerated are on a speaking tour to raise awareness about their struggle against fracking.
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Grassroots journalist Miles Howe talks about the Indigenous-lead resistance to fracking and to colonization in New Brunswick over the last year.
Jan 24, 2014
SFU Harbour Centre (Room 1900)
515 West Hastings StVancouver , BC
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Miles Howe on his time in Elsipogtog, and Gretchen Fitzgerald of Sierra Club Atlantic on Nova Scotia's ban on fracking wastewater.
The Elsipogtog Nation's protests have forced SWN to leave the province until 2015 when they will continue their fracking. What continues to drive these colonial projects across Canada?
Despite the plethora of informative articles about the ongoing struggle at Elispogtog First Nation, and the RCMP raid there on October 17, most mainstream media have missed important elements.
From Elsipogtog to Idle No More's one-year anniversary, from Thatcher to Mandela, here are the top Aboriginal and International Politics blogs of 2013.