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Inuit in Labrador arrested protesting hydro project

David P. Ball, Indian Country Today, April 11, 2013

 Inuit Elder James Learning is dragged by Royal Canadian Mounted Police to one of their vehicles upon his arrest on April 5, 2013, for refusing to stop participating in a blockade to protest the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project on the Lower Churchill River in Labrador, Canada.

Inuit Elder James Learning is dragged by Royal Canadian Mounted Police to one of their vehicles upon his arrest on April 5, 2013, for refusing to stop participating in a blockade to protest the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project on the Lower Churchill River in Labrador, Canada.

A 74-year old Inuit elder has ended a hunger strike and been released from jail after being arrested along with seven others protesting the controversial Muskrat Falls hydroelectric dam on the Churchill River in Labrador. Read the rest of this entry