We go to Mi’kmaq territory in New Brunswick, Canada, to find out what happens when a First Nation says no to fracking.
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Anti-fracking activists across Canada took to the streets Monday to answer a rallying call by the Elsipogtog Mi’kmaq First Nation who called for an Emergency Day of Action protesting assault on native lands and right to protest.
On November 29, 2013, Land Defenders in Elsipogtog and surrounding communities in New Brunswick sent a message through social media to “Shut down Canada” in an Emergency Day of Action scheduled for Monday, December 2, 2013.
From 2005-2010, the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) were funded by the federal government to compile research for a database on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada.
Who has the authority on reservations to protest land development? According to a recent decision by the Supreme Court of Canada, only the band council does.
The Six Nations community, like so many others, was facing a crisis when it comes to an outdated and overburdened landfill site, which receives an average of 14 tons of garbage a day.
SIX NATIONS – A group of Six Nations Youth who love to skateboard are now in the planning stages of creating the community’s own skate park.
OHSWEKEN – Eight pick-up truckloads and a trailer pulled up in front of the Six Nations Food Bank full of canned goods and food to help refill the rapidly emptying shelves.
Ava Hill’s first actions as the new Elected Six Nations Band Council chief are already underway. “The first order of business is already kind of started, right now we are doing a lot of work with other First Nations on fighting this First Nations Education Act (FENA).” says Hill.
Two Row Times: Hello Steve. How are things going in Oklahoma with the Seneca-Cayuga people?
Steve Bunch: Great. Thank you for the opportunity to speak to your readers in the Iroquois Confederacy.
On Tuesday, Nov. 26, five members of Scarborough’s West Hill United Church – Minister Gretta Vosper, Ruth Gill, Dorothy Hirlehey, Steve Watson, and Morlan Rees – set out on a caravan for Ottawa to deliver a petition calling upon the federal government to end the disparities between the Onhkwehonh:we and non-Onhkwehonh:we people of Canada.
The circumstances of my arrest on November 26th while covering the Elsipogtog story for the Two Row Times and the Halifax Media Coop is in my opinion, a wrongful enforcement of an injunction that I do not believe the RCMP of New Brunswick understand.