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Reflecting on the last healing walk, organizers see hope

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This piece was first published on the eve of the healing walk.

Walking through the oilsands is nothing like flying over the oilsands, or driving past them.

Starting today, June 27, hundreds of First Nations people from across Alberta, Canada and the rest of the world will meet in Fort McMurray, Alberta and walk for the last time past a Syncrude upgrader, past tailings ponds and heavy haul trucks.

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Drinking petrodollars: BP's ongoing threat to the Great Lakes

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Pipelines: The answer is still no!

The Answer Is Still No: Voices of Pipeline Resistance

by Edited by Paul Bowles and Henry Veltmeyer
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| June 27, 2014

Tar Sands Healing Walk begins this weekend!

This weekend, the Keepers of the Athabasca and their allies will host the fifth and final annual Tar Sands Healing Walk -- an eight-hour tour of the massive Tar Sands development sites.

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