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An Indigenous Mom Explains Why She Doesn’t Register Her Kids with the Government

Kanahus Manuel

Kanahus Manuel. Photo: Facebook

By Sarah Berman, Vice, June 26, 2016

When I first met Kanahus Manuel, she was holding down an Indigenous resistance camp on a mining road in the geographical middle of British Columbia. A copper and gold mine had spilled millions of tonnes of mining waste into rivers and lakes on her traditional Secwepemc territory, and she was leading a charge to stop the mine from reopening. Read the rest of this entry