Recently, I was made aware of a gas pipeline that was in the works from Wyoming through Utah, Nevada, and Oregon, to Coos Bay. It was an accidental discovery when researching a Klamath Tribes water agreement vote. It was a surprise because it has been planned since at least 2010 with very little to no information provided to the mainstream public until recently, when I began to notice articles from the local news outlets boasting economic development. One of the major concerns is that the installation of pipelines, no matter the type have major and varying environmental and health impacts.Read more
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Family members and friends of 28-year-old Monica Lee Burns trekked down Highway 11, walking with sadness in their eyes but hope in their hearts.
"It's a healing journey for everybody, even the family [and] myself, in memory of my sister. It's just a healing journey instead of going to alcohol and drugs. We’re going to make it into a positive thing," said Monica Burns’ eldest brother, Pernell Ballantyne, 35.
Read the full story on paNOW here.
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Activists from the Secwepemc Woman Warriors Society and The Caretakers recently disrupted a LNG focused career fair organized for children in Kamloops, BC.
Read the Full CBC Story and see the VIDEO here
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A search warrant has been issued for executives of Imperial Metals Company for the massive mining disaster resulting from Tailings Pond breach that occurred last August 2014.
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By Arthur Manuel - New Socialist Webzine (photo credit Pei-Ju Wang)
This is the second in a three-part series on the landmark Supreme Court of Canada Tsilhqot’in v. British Columbia decision last June, first published in First Nations Strategic Bulletin. Part 1,“The Tsilhqot’in Decision and Canada’s First Nations Termination Policies” by Russell Diabo, can be found here.
It is important to acknowledge with gratitude the courage and determination of the Tsilhqot’in People for moving our efforts to achieve self-determination one level higher.