Elsipogtog Solidarity - Nanaimo, Unceded Coast Salish Territories

Urgent call for solidarity and support
Support #Elsipogtog and Mi'kmaq anti fracking blocakde

Solidarity March
Saturday October 19th
2:00 pm, gather at Swy-a-lana Lagoon
March leaves at 2:30 pm sharp and will commence through
unceded Snuneymuxw territories.

RCMP, including with snipers and dogs and camouflaged and black-clad RCMP tactical officers, have descended on the Mi’kmaq anti-fracking blockade. There are images of elders drumming, praying and crying as warriors as well as Chief and Council are being arrested. RCMP report 40 arrested at Elispogtog. Stand alongside Elsipogtog and show your support at this critical time.

Watch this video for background on the blockade:

APTN updates:

We are requesting that people contact United Nations Peacekeeping in order to secure observers to the Elsipogtog site. Contact info can be found here: http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/about/contact.asp

There is a caravan leaving Vancouver on Saturday to send people to assist the Elsipogtog people on the ground and donations in Nanaimo are appreciated. Here is the link to their FB site for more information https://www.facebook.com/events/590198034374879/

October 19, 2013 at 2pm - 5pm
Swy-a-lana Lagoon
Nanaimo, BC
Google map and directions

Will you come?