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Haida launch blockade against logging close to New Town

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Old Massett residents and supporters started a blockade on Wednesday morning to try and stop logging planned for east of New Town. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

by Andrew Hudson, Haida Gwaii Observer, Dec 21, 2017

Fallers heading to work on a cutblock near New Town yesterday morning found the Old Massett flag and dozens of residents at the gate.

The night before, newly elected Chief Councillor Duffy Edgars went door to door through the village to gather support from chiefs and elders and rally people for a blockade. Read the rest of this entry