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Drinking from the river at the Unist'ot'en Camp | Jul 28 2015 | Emma Lui | At the sixth annual Unist'ot'en Camp, a diversity of people met to discuss how we could lend solidarity to the Unist'ot'en people fighting numerous oil and gas pipelines on their territory.
Reflections on the power of the Unist'ot'en Camp | Jul 24 2015 | Rita Wong | Rita Wong is a woman of Canadian citizenship and Chinese descent. She attended the sixth annual Unist'ot'en Action Camp in northern B.C. Read about her experience here.
36th Annual Grand River Pow Wow July 24-26 | Jul 21 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Grand Entry at 12:00 pm Saturday
Pow wow listing for August 2015 | Jul 21 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Here is your pow wow listing for August 2015
Women Gun Survivors in Indian-colonized India | Jul 20 2015 | Rose Marie Whalley | Interview recorded at the WILPF Women's Power to Stop War conference in April 2015 in The Hague.
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Sid Ryan on the unstoppable alliance of labour, environment and Indigenous groups | Jul 16 2015 | Steve Cornwell | In a rabble interview, OFL President Sid Ryan discusses the emerging movement for jobs, justice and the climate.
The miseducation of Augie Merasty | Jul 16 2015 | Christine Smith (McFarlane) | At 86, Joseph (Augie) Merasty decided his story needed to be told: a firsthand account of the impact residential schools had on Indigenous children and how this experience shaped his life.
Support the Anishinaabe water walk to protect water from Energy East pipeline | Jul 15 2015 | Andrea Harden-Donahue | From August 3-7, people will be walking along the proposed Energy East pipeline route from Eagle Lake to Shoal Lake, drawing attention to the threats posed by TransCanada's proposed pipeline.
Circuits of struggle: Community media in Oaxaca | Jul 14 2015 | Victoria Fenner | An address about the power of grassroots communications from the Union of Democratic Communications Conference, May 1, 2015 in Toronto.
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Canada's testimony at the UN Human Rights Committee needs correcting | Jul 13 2015 | Pamela Palmater | Pamela Palmater's brief to the United Nation's first review in 10 years of Canada's adherence to human rights treaties.
Indiginize Your Mind - Come 'ye Solidarity Activists | Jul 10 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Ok, solidarity activists, step right up!
First Nations treaty rights could halt major dam project | Jul 10 2015 | Redeye Collective | The B.C. government is determined to flood thousands of acres of farmland and traditional territories in the Peace River valley. A court challenge may be the only way to stop the Site C dam.

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BCGEU stands with First Nations to oppose Site C dam
"Site C is the wrong choice for British Columbia. The project is not needed: there are better alternatives," says BCGEU president Stephanie Smith.

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