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NorthReport

Wet'suwet'en protest: Police make arrests, clear blockade at Port of Vancouver

The VPD said they arrested six people for refusing to abide by court order to not obstruct access to the port

https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/blockade-continues-at-hastings-clark-in-support-of-wetsuweten

NorthReport

Police Arrest Indigenous Land Defenders After Trudeau Demands an End to Blockades

https://therealnews.com/stories/police-arrest-indigenous-land-defenders-trudeau-blockades

NorthReport

Canadian Pacific obtains injunction to end Mohawk rail blockade in Kahnawake

https://www.nsnews.com/canadian-pacific-obtains-injunction-to-end-mohawk-rail-blockade-in-kahnawake-1.24084216

NorthReport

Corcoran is no fan of socialism. I wonder what gave it away, eh!

The blockades are a clash over socialism, not Indigenous rights and climate change

Barricades are a tool that appear to be succeeding in Canada, used to promote a radical remake of Canadian society

https://business.financialpost.com/opinion/terence-corcoran-the-blockades-are-a-clash-over-socialism-not-indigenous-rights-and-climate-change

kropotkin1951

This columnist did not mention that the reason that the Wet'suwet'en and other nations have withdrawn from the treaty process is because to get self government they have to sign of on indigenous land title extinquishment. The poison pill in the process is to bitter to swallow.

NorthReport
kropotkin1951
NorthReport

I'm not sure burning tires is going win protestors much support.

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Being silent also wins no support. Protesting peacefulyl alongside (not on) the tracks did not win support.

In a colonial society, anything the colonized do will be rejected by the colonizers. The only solution is to end colonial attitudes and forge a new relationship. 

You know, what "reconciliation" was supposed to mean.

NorthReport

The chiefs should meet with the federales it shows goodwill

NorthReport

Good!

Meeting of Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs, federal, provincial governments set after 'miscommunication'

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/wetsuweten-chiefs-meeting-1.5477676

NorthReport

Excellent article as usual by Karl

Teck stands down, cops roust Tyendinaga camp on a turbulent day

https://rabble.ca/news/2020/02/teck-stands-down-cops-roust-tyendinaga-camp-turbulent-day

NorthReport

As John Horgan keeps repeating The Coastal Gaslinks pipeline is a done deal it is just a matter of working out the details

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..you know what they say northreport..love is blind. 

kropotkin1951

NorthReport wrote:
As John Horgan keeps repeating The Coastal Gaslinks pipeline is a done deal it is just a matter of working out the details

Do you expect the Wet'suwet'en to abandon the fight because some arrogant white Premier says they have to?

swallow swallow's picture

NorthReport wrote:
As John Horgan keeps repeating The Coastal Gaslinks pipeline is a done deal it is just a matter of working out the details

As King Canute keeps saying, the sea won't rise. 

NorthReport
NorthReport

Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs reach proposed agreement with provincial and federal governments

https://www.straight.com/news/1367046/wetsuweten-hereditary-chiefs-reach-proposed-agreement-provincial-and-federal

NorthReport

‘Milestone’ proposed deal between Wet’suwet’en Nation, Ottawa, B.C. would recognize hereditary system

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/british-columbia/article-wetsuweten-nation-proposed-deal-land-title-coastal-gaslink-pipeline/

kropotkin1951

NorthReport wrote:

‘Milestone’ proposed deal between Wet’suwet’en Nation, Ottawa, B.C. would recognize hereditary system

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/british-columbia/article-wetsuweten-nation-proposed-deal-land-title-coastal-gaslink-pipeline/

The BC NDP pushed the false narrative that the band counsels had said ok and that was enough. Now after having a blockade drive home the point they seem to have understood that the band counsels are not relevant. Note that they were not invited to these historic meetings.

NDPP

And after all it is not the Band Councils but the Wet'suwet'en Hereditary Chiefs themselves that have already been duly recognized and credentialed as legitimate brokers, who already are negotiating through a BC-based process. So there's certainly no cause for official alarm. There is no 'sovereignty' struggle here, despite the wishful thinking of some supporters. Beyond the tussle over policing and pipeline access to a small portion of the total territory the chiefs wish to preserve pristine, there really isn't an insurmountable problem except stubborn governmental patterns of arrogance, inflexibility and refusal to accommodate special concerns. Like the expansion of a nine hole golf course at Oka. And we all remember what that led to. Governments should beware.

http://www.bctreaty.ca/wetsuweten-hereditary-chiefs

NorthReport

Supreme Court says enough and disallows TMX challenge

NorthReport

What a wonderfully good news story about our We Wai Kai First Nations in BC!

First Nations fishermen rescue kayaker off Quadra Island

 

Thanks to Quadra Island fisherman Lucas Chickite’s sharp ear, a kayaker’s cries for help after ending up stuck in the water on Thursday evening did not go unanswered.

 

 

By Rochelle BakerLocal Journalism Initiative Reporter, National Observer

Sat., April 11, 202

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/04/11/first-nations-fishermen-rescue-kayaker-off-quadra-island.html

kropotkin1951

Gee NR when did you get to own a First nation in BC. I live near one just south of Quadra but frankly they are not "my" anything.

NorthReport

Land Defenders Describe a Violent Night Attack on Their Camp

Four white strangers reportedly burst on the scene, beat an Indigenous man and stole and crashed a truck.

https://thetyee.ca/News/2020/05/04/Land-Defenders-Describe-A-Violent-Night-On-Their-Camp/

NorthReport

Land Defenders Describe a Violent Night Attack on Their Camp

Four white strangers reportedly burst on the scene, beat an Indigenous man and stole and crashed a truck.

https://thetyee.ca/News/2020/05/04/Land-Defenders-Describe-A-Violent-Night-On-Their-Camp/

kropotkin1951

NorthReport wrote:

Land Defenders Describe a Violent Night Attack on Their Camp

Four white strangers reportedly burst on the scene, beat an Indigenous man and stole and crashed a truck.

https://thetyee.ca/News/2020/05/04/Land-Defenders-Describe-A-Violent-Night-On-Their-Camp/

That's what happens when racist assholes think they have the support of the government. To bad the federal Liberals and BC NDP are intent on ramming pipelines through unceded territories without consent. They like Trump in the states have created an atmosphere of "us" against "them" and right wing misogynists answer those dog whistles by attacking indigenous women.

NorthReport

As Aaron Young Knows Too Well, ‘Racism Is Alive and Well’ in Northern Hospitals

A BC tribal council is calling for a federal, Indigenous-led task force to address experiences like his, right now.

https://thetyee.ca/News/2020/10/27/Aaron-Young-Racism-Alive-Northern-BC-...

NorthReport

Excellent article by Suzuki

David Suzuki: Decolonization requires action and new ways of seeing

https://www.straight.com/news/david-suzuki-decolonization-requires-actio...

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