Free Prior and Informed Consent Protocol
Dear Friends and Supporters, It is becoming clear that the situation here is moving toward an escalation point. Chevron has set up a base in…6th Annual Action Camp Report and PTP Update ::::
July 15, 2015 – Last week we hosted successfully our 6th annual Action Camp. This year we had participants with wide and diverse backgrounds gathered…BREAKING: Chevron to begin work on Pacific Trails Pipeline ::::
June 22, 2015 – Chevron has received permits to begin clearing the path for their Pacific Trails Fracking Pipeline from the BC Oil and Gas…Wet’suwet’en clans UNANIMOUSLY reject ALL pipelines ::::
June 18, 2015 – We are proud to announce that the All Clans Meeting, which was hosted by the Office of the Wet´suwet´en, was 100%…Help Build the New Healing Centre ::::
The Unist’ot’en Camp, with your help is going to gain a healing centre to go along with the bunk house that was built last summer.
Many people have been enquiring about joining us as we stand against Chevron and PTP.
Our allies at VIC-FAN and Unist’ot’en Solidarity Brigade are co-ordinating volunteers and rides.
You can sign up to join us at the following link:
Dear Friends and Supporters,
It is becoming clear that the situation here is moving toward an escalation point. Chevron has set up a base in Houston in order to do work on the secton of Pacific Trails Pipeline that crosses our traditional territory.
In recent days a low-flying helicopter has flown over the camp several times following a route that corresponds to the path of the proposed PTP pipeline. We were also visited by the head of the RCMP detachment who clearly stated to Freda that they intend to “ensure the work crews can do their work safely.”
Our supporters maintaining an Unist’ot’en check point on Chisolm Rd were also visited and threatened by the police. In both cases, the officers asserted that we could be arrested for blocking a “public road”.
It is clear by the timing of these recent police actions that they are working in tandem with the pipeline companies.
We have made it clear to the police and industry that we are not blockading the road. We are establishing check-points on the boundaries of our unceded Unist’ot’en territories. People and companies who gain our consent are allowed to enter.
Many of you have visited our yintah (territory) and have experienced first-hand our critical infrastructure of water, salmon, berries and medicines. We are determined to protect this land for future generations, and in the process do our bit to shut down the toxic fossil fuel infrastructure that threatens all forms of living life on this planet.
At this time we would like to ask our supporters for the following things:
1) If you have been to our camp before and/or if you feel comfortable to put your self on the front-line to stand with us against Chevron, you can register here:
2) If you are unable to assist in person but would like to send financial support to help us with equipment and operational costs, donations can be sent by email transfer to fhuson(at)gmail.com (please send seperate email with security answer)
Or if you would like to donate online you could contribute to the Healing Centre fundraiser: https://fundrazr.com/campaigns/axsMd/ab/24dGu0
Cheques can be made out to “Tse Wedi Elth”, 620 CN Station Rd, Smithers, BC, V0J 2N1.
3) You could organize solidarity actions where you live, either against Chevron directly or one of their investors.
Sne Kal Yah!
July 15, 2015 – Last week we hosted successfully our 6th annual Action Camp. This year we had participants with wide and diverse backgrounds gathered to learn and conduct workshops on a variety of topics, continue the construction of our Healing Lodge, and strengthen relationships between the closely intersected work we are all engaged in.
This year we are proud to say that most of the Unist’ot’en chiefs were present and were glad to see the continuing development of our community. They said they looked forward to the day when we could see past our current struggles with pipeline companies and just live off the land as our ancestors did.
On July 13th, exactly the day that action camp participants were journeying back to their various homes, we received new information that Chevron would be starting to send work crews out for their Pacific Trails Pipeline as early as July 13th. (more…)