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Tahltan drill protest flag

TAHLTAN ELDERS Nancy McGhee and August Brown with Tahltan Central Government president Chad Norman Day, elder Alice Hamlin, Tahltan Central Government vice-president Heather Hawkins and elder Kitty Brown at drilling site last July. Photo from Terrace Standard.

by  Josh Massey, Terrace Standard, Feb 25, 2016

A court injunction sought against Tahltan Central Government president Chad Day and Tahltan First Nation elders for allegedly blocking a mining outfit from drilling in a culturally sensitive area near Telegraph Creek has been dismissed.

The B.C. Supreme Court injunction was sought by a mining exploration company called Doubleview after Day, another Tahltan representative and several Tahltan elders descended by helicopter onto the camp located 50 kilometres east of Telegraph Creek on July 7, 2015 asking the company to stop drilling. Read the rest of this entry