How to Stop an Oil and Gas Pipe Line: The Unist’ Ot’En Camp Resistance.

Posted: February 16, 2015 in Call to Action, Saying it like it should be said., Solidarity

This is re-posted from Onkwehon:We Rising.

How To Stop an Oil and Gas Pipeline: The Unist’Ot”En Camp Resistance.

 Over the past four years, the Unist’ot’en clan of the Wet’suwet’en nation have literally built a strategy to keep three proposed oil and gas pipelines from crossing their land. Concerned about the environmental damage a leak could cause on land they’ve never given up, they’ve constructed a protection camp to block pipeline companies. As opposition to the development of Alberta’s tar sands and to fracking projects grows across Canada, with First Nations communities on the front lines, the Unist’ot’en camp is an example of resistance that everyone is watching.

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