Emma Lui

Emma Lui is an activist, writer and researcher. She is co-founder of the La Pêche Coalition for a Green New Deal and a member of Cooperative Biblioterre, the Ottawa Water Study/Action Group and the La Pêche Women's March Network. As a Craniosacral Therapist and Holistic Health Practitioner, she works from a healing justice lens and at the intersections of health, burnout, trauma and justice. Emma was the water campaigner for the Council of Canadians for nine years and supported water justice struggles across northern Turtle Island. She is a contributor to the book 'Corporatizing Canada: Making Business out of Public Service.' She lives near Wakefield, QC on the traditional, unceded and unsurrendered territories of the Algonquin Nation.

Oct 2, 2020
Algonquin defenders Cheryl Nottaway, Angelique Papatie, Tina Nottaway, Lisa Thomas, Kevin Decoursay, Angie Maranda and Shannon Chief. Image: Jonny Wright

Why Algonquins protest to protect moose

Emma Lui
The Algonquins of Barrière Lake have set up peaceful camps and blockades to enforce a moratorium on moose hunting on their territory at La Vérendrye Wildlife Reserve.
May 9, 2019
"Capitalism Isn't Working" Photo: Jonny White/Flickr

Protecting water in a post-capitalist economy

Emma Lui
Grassroots groups and the water justice movement will play a critical role in building an alternative post-capitalist economy, one that prioritizes water justice over profit.


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