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
The Unist’ot’en Camp is a resistance community whose purpose is to protect sovereign Wet’suwet’en territory from several proposed pipelines from the Tar Sands Gigaproject and shale gas from Hydraulic Fracturing Projects in the Peace River Region.
Wet’suwet’en territory, which extends from Burns Lake to the Coastal Mountains, is sovereign territory which has never been ceded to the colonial Canadian state; the Wet’suwet’en are not under treaty with the Canadian government. Their territory, therefore, is and always will be free, and belongs to the Wet’suwet’en people alone.
Since July of 2010, the Wet’suwet’en have established a camp in the pathway of the Pacific Trails Pipeline. (more…)