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Pipeline threat to Nisga’a burial ground sparks grassroots opposition

Members of the Nisga'a nation in Vancouver protest signing of deal with natural gas project.

Members of the Nisga’a nation in Vancouver protest signing of deal with natural gas project.

by Jerome Turner, Ricochet, November 20, 2014

Values and traditions of modern Nisga’a Lisims government are in question

A nation is only as good as its leadership.

Take the Nisga’a, the first nation out of the modern-day treaty gate 14 years ago.

The Nisga’a Lisims government just signed a benefit agreement regarding the Prince Rupert Gas Transmission liquid natural gas pipeline with TransCanada and Pacific NorthWest LNG.

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