Colonialism Dies Hard: Clueless Oil Pipeline Officials Seek Thousands of Acres of Virgin Native Lands In Exchange For Beads and Trinkets
This summer, after five years of steadfastly maintaining an encampment built to resist up to eleven proposed oil and gas pipelines through traditional unceded territory, a group of indigenous Unist’ot’en people have faced escalating police and industry challenges to their occupation, from drones to helicopters to surveyors seeking access. In the most recent visit, Chevron officials showed up seeking entry. In return, they presented an "offering" - of bottled water and tobacco. Really.