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Seton Lake blockade ends, chief ponders further action

APTN National News, Dec 31 2012Idle No More seton portage blockade
The Seton Lake Indian Band ended their blockade of a CN Rail mainline Sunday evening between North Vancouver and Prince George.

The blockade, led by Chief Garry John, began Friday at approximately 3 p.m. and continued for three days in the T’salalh, St’at’imc territory.

It was CN’s mainline for freight trains. Read the rest of this entry

Seton Lake blockade CN Rail line in solidarity with Chief Spence, Sarnia blockade

By Kenneth Jackson, APTN National News, Dec 30, 2012

Tsalalhmec/Seton Portage band members blocking CN rail mainline. Dec 26 2012, as part of Idle No More protests.

Tsalalhmec/Seton Portage band members blocking CN rail mainline. Dec 26 2012, as part of Idle No More protests.

A blockade of a CN Rail main freight line is going into its third day north of Vancouver.

Chief Garry John of the Seton Lake Indian Band says community members put up the blockade Friday at 3 p.m. in solidarity with Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence’s hunger strike that began Dec. 11 in Ottawa. Read the rest of this entry