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Page:In late January, a defamation case filed by Taseko Mines against the Wilderness Committee (WC) began in Vancouver. Before a crowd of supporters, Joe Foy, WC's National Campaign Director, stated that the intent of Taseko's suit is, "meant to chill us out or to quiet us down, out ...
Posted by: Admin. Wednesday Feb 11, 2015 13:12
Categories: | Tags: activism, Prosperity Mine
On December 3rd, the Tsilhqot'in people and their allies organized a mass dance ceremony in front of Taseko Mines' office in downtown Vancouver. (Photo of Linda Haig-Brown, Helen Haig-Brown, Beka Solo.) The message sent to Taseko: "Tsilhqot’in (Chilcotin) people have ...
Posted by: Admin Monday Dec 16, 2013 13:46
Categories: Taseko, Tsilhqot'in | Tags: aboriginal, activism, Chilcotin, Fish Lake, Teztan Biny
A second strongly negative CEAA Panel report released October 31, 2013 (after an initial damning CEAA Panel report in 2010 and a federal thumbs down in 2010) makes it strike three against Taseko's proposed "New Prosperity" mine. Responses from all of us who have written, spoken ...
Posted by: Admin. Saturday Nov 02, 2013 13:25
Categories: CEAA, Tsilhqot'in | Tags: aboriginal, activism, court case, Marilyn Baptiste, Ottawa, Prosperity Mine, rights and title, Xeni Gwet'in
Recognition of Aboriginal title is the starting point for Canada, as a nation, to finally start dealing honourably with First Nations. "First Nations want to achieve reconciliation with the Crown through honourable negotiations and partnerships. We seek respectful and principled ...
Posted by: Admin. Wednesday Oct 30, 2013 16:22
Categories: aboriginal, Court case | Tags: activism, court case, Ottawa, Tsilhqot'in, Xeni Gwet'in
Williams Lake, B.C. (October 30, 2013): Beginning on October 30th, Tsilhqot’in Elders, youth, Chief Roger William from Xeni Gwet’in, Councillors, honoured delegates such as Grand Chief Stewart Phillip from the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, and Chief Bob Chamberlin, UBCIC ...
Posted by: Admin. Wednesday Oct 30, 2013 16:05
Categories: aboriginal, Court case | Tags: activism, Ottawa, rights and title, Tsilhqot'in, Xeni Gwet'in
Congratulations to Chief Marilyn Baptiste as one of two indigenous women to receive the "Activist of the Year" award from the Council of Canadians in Nanaimo, B.C. Chief Marilyn accepted the award on behalf of herself and the Xeni Gwet'in and Tsilhqot'in governments in their ...
Posted by: Admin. Monday Nov 05, 2012 11:44
Categories: Environment, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: activism, awards, Marilyn Baptiste