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Mi'kmaq fishers rallying on the shore. Image: Contributed photo
Robin Tress | What does corporate mega-fishery Clearwater Fine Foods have to do with the Mi'kmaq Nation exercising their treaty right to fish?
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Mi'kmaq fishing boats. Image: Courtesy Sipeknekatik
Robin Tress | In the past week we've seen shocking acts of violence and vandalism in Nova Scotia as non-Indigenous fishers continue to oppose Mi'kmaq rights-holders exercising their treaty right to fish.
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Krystalline Kraus | The seismic testing trucks were once again moving along Highway 26 in Kent Country, New Brunswick.
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Krystalline Kraus | This is not the first time land defenders of the Mi'kmaq territory have erected blockades in an attempt to protect their traditional territories from corporate mining and resource acquisition threats.
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PowerShift Canada | Several Mi'kmaq women shut down a Maritimes Energy Association briefing in Nova Scotia to protest the Energy East tar sands pipeline and increased fracking pushes in Atlantic Canada.
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Krystalline Kraus | Members of the Mi'kmaq Warriors Society who have been arrested and incarcerated are on a speaking tour to raise awareness about their struggle against fracking.
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Brian Ward | The Elsipogtog Nation's protests have forced SWN to leave the province until 2015 when they will continue their fracking. What continues to drive these colonial projects across Canada?
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Krystalline Kraus | At one site near the town of Rexton, New Brunswick, there is an ongoing battle to stop fracking in order to protect the water – which is Mother Earth’s First Medicine.
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Krystalline Kraus | SWN Resources – a Texas-based resource company – has been interested in the natural resources under traditional Mi’kmaq and Elsipogtog territory near Rexton, New Brunswick for some time.
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Krystalline Kraus | Mi’kmaq First Nation and Elsipogtoq First Nation and their allies fear another fight in looming as they struggle to protect the water for the next seven generations.
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Krystalline Kraus | SWN intends to sue thirteen anti-shale demonstrators.
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Krystalline Kraus | In support of their kin in the front lines of the anti-fracking demonstrations against SouthWestern Energy Company (SWN Resources), a traditional Indigenous longhouse has been erected,