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Grand Chief Stewart Phillip on LNG pipelines: Part 7 of a 7-part series

LNG Pipelines: Fracked Futures and Community Resistance was organized to coincide with the LNG tradeshow and conference put on by the B.C. government from May 21–23, 2014.

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip has worked for 37 years within the Penticton Indian Band Administration holding a variety of positions. He is in his fifth three-year term as the President of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs.

He has taken a personal approach seeing first-hand the impact of fish farms in the Broughton Archipelago, lobbying on Parliament Hill to defeat the First Nations Governance Act, and standing with Elders of Treaty 8 against oil and gas development in the Peace River.

(Part seven of a seven-part series)

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