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
By Monica Lamb-Yorski, Williams Lake Tribune, September 24, 2013
Tolko and West Fraser logging operations west of Williams Lake have been stopped by groups of protesting Tsilhqot’in First Nations.
Tolko woodlands manager of harvesting Jerry Mooney said as many as 55 of one of its contractor’s employees are being affected by the action of one of the blockades, set up Monday, ironically at the start of National Forest Week. Continue reading
September 10, 2013
A drilling site run by Fortune Minerals is shut down by Tahltan, Sept 10, 2013.
According to the Klabona Keepers Facebook page, members of the Tahltan’s Iskut band have shut down a drilling site maintained by Fortune Minerals: Continue reading
Huffington Post, August 20, 2013
Mexico City (EFE).- More than 100 women in the southern Mexican town of Xaltianguis have taken up arms to protect their community from organized crime groups, a local self-defense force official said Monday. Continue reading
John Severino, June 2013, chileboliviawalmapu.wordpress.com
Awareness of repression should never be turned into a list of cases and prisoners. Those who struggle must understand repression strategically. If the essence of repression is isolation, this means intentionally formulating our responses to overcome that isolation, both by connecting them to the lines of our ongoing struggle, and analyzing and thwarting the particular mechanisms through which the State seeks to isolate us. Continue reading
APTN National News,March 19, 2013
A group of Six Nations protesters have less than 30 days to pay $350,000 to the city of Brantford for a series of blockades several years ago.
Judge Harrison Arrell ruled late last month in the Brantford’s favour after the blockades in 2007 and 2008 slowed the development of a hotel, manufacturing facility, retail outlets and a residential subdivision. Continue reading
The death of Captain Cook.
Captain Cook was an officer in the Royal Navy who carried out reconnaissance and surveying missions for the British government. His expeditions contributed to the colonization of Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Coast of BC, and Hawaii. It was in Hawaii that Cook was killed, on Feb 14, 1779. Continue reading
Participants in the 1974 armed occupation of Anicinabe Park, near Kenora, Ontario.
- reprinted from Oh-Toh-Kin, Volume 1 Number 1, Winter/Spring 1992
The following interviews with Lyle Ironstand and Louis Cameron have been reprinted from Paper Tomahawks: From Red Tape to Red Power by James Burke, published in 1976 by Queenston House Publishing. Continue reading
Innu reject Quebec government’s “North for all” plan
by Aaron Lakoff, Montreal Media Coop, January 17, 2013
The scene on Oct. 16, 2012, as Quebec police move to dismantle blockade. .
SEPT-ÎLES, QC—Marie Louise Andre Mackenzie is an 86-year-old elder from the tiny town of Schefferville, Quebec. With deep and dignified wrinkles on her face, and a large smile, Mackenzie speaks in Innu-aimun. As she speaks, her granddaughter translates her words to French. Continue reading
Simcoe Reformer, Jan 17, 2013
Stopping a truck transporting wind turbine pieces, Jan 17, 2013.
Members of Six Nations in Ontario are protesting at wind turbine project sites in Haldimand County. “It’s a rotating protest that is going from one site to the next. So far, they’ve been to five or six sites,” Haldimand Ontario Provincial Police Const. Mark Foster told the Simcoe Reformer on Thursday afternoon. Continue reading