The Canadian documentary Defenders of the Dawn examines the fight in the Maritimes for environmental rights, situated within the perspective of the world stage.
Elsipogtog First Nation
In spring 2013, after years of actions against the threat of fracking in New Brunswick, the Elsipogtog First Nation became the focus of resistance. Read Miles Howe's account of this action.
This past Friday marked the one-year anniversary of the RCMP raid on the 134 encampment in Rexton, N.B., close to the Elsipogtog First Nation.
Two men from the Mi'kmaq Warrior Society have been charged and found guilty after Royal Canadian Mountain Police raided their anti-fracking warrior camp on October 17, 2013.
The seismic testing trucks were once again moving along Highway 26 in Kent Country, New Brunswick.
Several Mi'kmaq women shut down a Maritimes Energy Association briefing in Nova Scotia to protest the Energy East tar sands pipeline and increased fracking pushes in Atlantic Canada.
A collection of tools for anti-fracking activists.
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.
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SWN Resources – a Texas-based resource company – has been interested in the natural resources under traditional Mi’kmaq and Elsipogtog territory near Rexton, New Brunswick for some time.