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| October 26, 2016
Drum dancer, Allyson Gear, stops a bus load of construction workers.
| October 21, 2016
Justin Trudeau at his swearing-in ceremony on Nov. 4, 2015. PMO Photo by Adam Sc
| October 5, 2016

First Nations in federal court, arguing Site C infringement of treaty rights

October 3, 2016
| Treaty 8 Nations were before the Federal Court of Appeal in Montreal in September, saying that B.C. Hydro's plans to flood a swath of their territory constitute an infringement of their treaty rights.
Length: 16:17 minutes (14.91 MB)
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| September 30, 2016

Standing Rock oil pipeline protest: The largest gathering of Indigenous peoples in a century

From the Real News Network: It's being called the largest gathering of Native Americans in a century. This week, eight were arrested in North Dakota, along with 30 in Iowa, trying to halt the construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline. This is part of a growing indigenous-led movement to stop the pipeline, which will span four states and carry half a million barrels of crude oil. Supporters say it will bring jobs and clean energy, but critics say it endangers drinking water and sites sacred to the Standing Rock Sioux, and potentially millions of others, in a filed lawsuit in federal court. 


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Liberals calculate political cost of saying yes to Kinder Morgan

August 30, 2016
| A government-appointed panel has just wrapped up a series of public meetings around B.C. on the pipeline expansion. Sven Biggs says the feds want to approve either Kinder Morgan or Energy East.
Length: 13:56 minutes (12.77 MB)

Naming the origins of our home on native land

Many of us know that practically all of the major cities (and towns) in Canada were built upon long established Indigenous settlements. People from the First Nations communities, indigenous peoples, and allies continue to work to acknowledge and address this history of land grabbing and theft. This great article in Muskrat magazine names the Indigenous communities on which the major Canadian cities so that we can continue to build recognition and reconcilation.  



| August 15, 2016
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
| August 2, 2016
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