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As Canadian Police Target Pipeline Protesters on First Nations Territory, Solidarity Actions Planned Across North America


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As Canadian Police Target Pipeline Protesters on First Nations Territory, Solidarity Actions Planned Across North America

Jessica Corbett, staff writer

As Canadian police forces try to enforce a court injunction backing the construction of a natural gas pipeline through Wet'suwet'en territory, a First Nations group has vowed to not back down from protecting what they see as unceded land and their supporters have announced dozens of solidarity actions scheduled for Tuesday in cities across North America.


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How can “the permit” be revoked when the hereditary chiefs never issued a permit in the first place? Asking the colonial governments to revoke the permit to build the pipeline on the Wet’suwet’en traditional lands is still conceding power to the colonial governments.


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Two hundred years from now people will be finding buried brass casings instead of arrowheads. But reason they are there will be roughly the same.