Hereditary chiefs skating on thin legal ice

I will be the first to admit this will not be a journalistic masterpiece, but I will share some of my insights into what many people may have overlooked. Looking back at information sent to me by readers, we now can say one woman was successful in unseating at least Read More

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Unist’ot’en Environment Site Assessment Scam

There is no shame among people who have no scruples, the following is my rant about what I saw there recently. This is hardly an article, its more of a rant, about how rules apply based on what role you play in the grand scheme of things. If you have Read More

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Liberals Shut Out elected Wet’suwet’en chiefs from Indigenous Affairs parliamentary committee

May 29, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON – Today, at the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs, the Liberals with the support of the NDP, shut down Conservative efforts to give a voice to the democratically elected Wet’suwet’en chiefs and the people they represent. Jamie Schmale, Shadow Minister Read More

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Wet’suwet’en Governance Submission by Theresa Tait Day, Hereditary Chief Wihaliyte

The Wet’suwet’en have endured a challenging year, with internal disputes about the role of Hereditary Chiefs playing out in the national and international news.  The Wet’suwet’en people are intensely proud of their culture and history and determined to exercise their rights and title.  Appropriately, they seek pathways to autonomy and Read More

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Letter from Hereditary Chiefs to Chief Luggi – Response to elected chiefs

To insure all of the Wet’suwet’en remain part of the conversation and open to every member of the Wet’suwet’en Nation. We have posted the letter online for all members to read, Below it we will post our own thoughts on what was said.     Counterpoint One Now we begin Read More

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Memorandum of Understanding between Wet’suwet’en, B.C. and Canada

Below is the complete text of the MOU: Immediate a) Canada and BC recognize that Wet’suwet’en rights and title are held by Wet’suwet’en houses under their system of governance. b) Canada and BC recognize Wet’suwet’en aboriginal rights and throughout the Yintah C) Canada and BC recognize Wet’suwet’en commit to the Read More

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WNCG Proposal – Wit”n MOU and governor model

From: Theresa TaitDay Date: Fri, May 1, 2020 at 11:32 AM Subject: Fwd: WNCG Proposal.pdf. Wit”n MOU and governor model Good day Chiefs, I just want to bring you up-to-date since our meeting with Minister Bennett in Ottawa March March 10 . 2020 and the video I shared from that Read More

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Signing Without Consent – An insult to the Wet’suwet’en people

At first it appeared like a case of “impaired posting” when we witnessed Warner Naziel (the stolen Smogelgem title) declare that the Wet’suwet’en had reached a consensus on a land claims process they had negotiated between the Federal and Provincial governments. However 3 out of the 5 clans have indicated Read More

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Was Stanley Nikal framed? A look backwards in time.

UPDATED May 6th with new information, see the addendum at the bottom of the article. It is without doubt that this article will make a lot of people angry, I expected that, more importantly is that it reopens the conversation, for the sake of justice we need more evidence to Read More

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Chad Day at British Columbia Parliament Buildings

For those of you who do not know Chad Day, he is currently the President at Tahltan Central Government. Studied Law at University of Victoria, Studied Native studies and Political Science at University of Alberta, and lives in Telegraph Creek, British Columbia. During his first two terms in office, Day Read More

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