Elsipogtog Solidarity – Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territories

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

Solidarity March
Friday October 18th
3:30 pm, gather at the South side of the Vancouver Art Gallery
March leaves at 4 pm sharp
Unceded xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) 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:
http://www.submedia.tv/stimulator/2013/10/16/mikmaq_blockade/

APTN updates:
https://www.facebook.com/APTNNationalNews

https://www.facebook.com/events/590198034374879/590202771041072/?ref=not

 

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UBCIC Denounces Canada’s Brutal Assault on Elsipogtog

News Release. October 17, 2013

(Coast Salish Territory – Vancouver, BC) The UBCIC Executive and the UBCIC Chiefs Council stand in full support with Elsipogtog community and leadership in their defence against fracking and shale gas development within their territories…more

 

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