Sekw’el’was Chief Michelle Edwards says the community won’t leave the creek until their demand for meaningful consultation is met
A Cayoose Creek First Nation’s ongoing peaceful protest to protect a salmon-spawning creek near Lillooet has resulted in some disturbing threats against the community.
On three separate instances, members say they found live shells embedded in the wood used to fuel their ceremonial fire—one of them resulted in Sekw’el’was Chief Michelle Edwards being struck in the leg by a bullet. No one knows who put the shells there.
LILLOOET – Members of a First Nation in Lillooet have set up a blockade near the Fraser River district to protest work they believe is destroying fish habitat on disputed land. Read the rest of this entry