In late August, a group of grassroots Gitxsan people contructed a permanent camp to oppose a frack gas pipeline that is proposed to run through their territory. (Gitxsan Territory lies adjacent to Wet’suwet’en territory)
Camp Madii Lii is located at the entrance to Luutkudziiwus territory, at 15 km on the Suskwa Forest Service Road, outside Hazelton.
The proposed Prince Rupert Gas Transmission (PRGT) pipeline would cross Luutkudziiwus territory for about 32 km from Suskwa Pass to the Shegunia River. Approximately one-half — 16 km — lies on top of the Babine Trail, the ancestral grease trail connecting Gitanmaax with Fort Babine. (more…)
Unist’ot’en Camp is claiming the recent announcement from Apache as a victory!!! This is because ALL of the original investors (Encana, EOG, and now Apache) are bailing on the Pacific Trails Pipeline project. Thank you to everyone who joined us on this campaign!! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! We are singing the Unist’ot’en song “Yinkak Honzu…” (This earth is beautiful)
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On July 22, 2014, the Unist’ot’en camp evicted a TransCanada crew working on the Coastal Gaslink pipeline within their territories in northern BC. If caught tresspassing again, TransCanada’s equipment will be confiscated.
RESIST; The Unist’oten’s Call to the Land is a short documentary that was filmed in the summer of 2013 by Simple Matters Films.
RESIST: The Unist’ot’en’s Call To The Land from Simple Matters Films.
Do the Unist’ot’en and other original peoples have rights to the land, or responsibilities? A short film featuring Toghestiy and Mel Bazil.
Rights Versus Responsibility from BeyondBoarding