Women warriors at a tire fire blockade on Hwy 11, Dec 2, 2013.
by Zig Zag, Warrior Publications, Dec 4, 2013
After three women were injured by an SWN vehicle on Monday Dec 2, and 11 people arrested by the RCMP, Mi’kmaq warriors established several burning tire blockades on Highway 11. The fires burned into the night and served to delay SWN vehicles from proceeding with their exploratory testing. Because it has been an effective tactic, another burning tire blockade has been established today. Continue reading
Solidarity with Mi’kmaq banners at Unist’ot’en camp, Dec 2, 2013.
By Joseph Jones, www.truth-out.org, December 3rd, 2013
Rosa Parks famously occupied the seat of a Montgomery bus, an action that sparked a revolution in U.S. racial relations. The Unist’ot’en clan of the Wet’suwet’en now defiantly occupies territory whose location is critical to a proposed new pipeline route. They experience daily surveillance by helicopters that sometimes buzz close over the main cabin of the occupation. Continue reading
from Earth First! Newswire, Dec 3, 2013
For the second night in a row, activists with a coalition including Rising Tide, 350, All Against the Haul, and members of the Umatilla and Warm Springs tribes attempted to stop the Omega Morgan megaload from leaving as planned. Continue reading
By Barriere Lake Solidarity,Montreal Media Coop, Dec 3, 2013
Barriere Lake, Quebec / – Today the Algonquins of Barriere Lake non-violently stopped forestry operations that are devastating their lands in Western Quebec.
On November 24 the Chief and Council of the community sent a letter to the Quebec government demanding they respect a signed agreements with Barriere Lake that are supposed to prevent logging on ecological and culturally sensitive areas. Continue reading
Banner drop in Montreal, Dec 2, 2013.
by Zig Zag, Warrior Publications, Dec 3, 2013
The December 2nd day of solidarity with the Mi’kmaq anti-fracking resistance saw blockades, rallies, and banner drops across the country. Continue reading