The price we pay for having an NDP goverment

More turmoil faced by residents of the north, who are held hostage to this this kind of abusive tactics by people who simply live on hate. Its questionable if they are even all local or not, they are taking full advantage of the COVID masks to hide their identity. Notice Read More

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Dinï’ze, Tsakë’ze and Skiy’ze – Self-righteous Indignation

Hiding behind their feast hall names, speak out (meaning a press statement) to display their anger at the appearance of a “Rebel Flag” on Smithers Main Street. I was not even going to get into this pre- Halloween prank pulled off by someone in the community, however I am much Read More

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Welcome to the (Unnecessary) Mega Fire Generation!

NOTE: We found this article posted on a number of forums, but we are unable to locate the source to give credits. We found the content so significant, in particular during this election, to see that the problems were brought about by bad goverment policies, that need to be changed.  Read More

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NDP Horgan backs NDP Nathan backs NDP Bacharach backs NDP Atrill

The NDP machine is well oiled from top to bottom in Smithers, with a list of I scratch your back and you scratch mine. A not so talked about question is why a Telkwa resident running for the Smithers mayor’s seat? I can hardly imagine Atrill’s position on issues that Read More

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Theresa Tait Day, Hereditary W’ihaliy’te speaks out

My Name is Theresa Tait Day, Hereditary W’ihaliy’te I am the fourth generation in my matrilineal line(family) to hold this name. Our Hereditary names are passed down through the great grandmothers.  The meaning of my name (is in translation, via the Gitksan language) is as follows: Wi’ means” Big”. For Read More

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Lighting the fire of Racism

The other day someone burned some of the junk left behind from the standoff, at the 27km mark of the forest service road, it consisted of several lean-to structures, tarpaulins, firewood, chairs, traffic cones and signs. It was part of Molly Wickham’s protest camp, now renamed Chief Gisday’wa‘s (Fred Tom’s) Read More

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INVASION is a new PROPAGANDA film by an American activist Sam Vinal and Michael Toledano

This last week we saw an all out assault on our website by these two activists, using American Law and the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) in an attempt to shut us down for sharing the videos they publicly share anyways. Obviously they are afraid of our tiny website and Read More

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Not all Herditary Chiefs names are passed on to better men, the name Gisday’wa is no exception.

Setting the record straight “Alfred Joseph, whose traditional name is Gisday’wa, was a Wet’suwet’en chief, “knowledge holder,” carver, teacher, orator and noted defender of Wet’suwet’en rights.” are words spoken about a man who was a true leader in his time. Sadly today its getting very hard to fill the shoes Read More

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John Ridsdale – Facts, Fiction and Moose Manure

Recently John Ridsdale also using the chief’s name of Na’Moks continued his role as story teller, and it’s up to the reader to guess what parts are facts and what part is fiction.  Somehow one part of John’s version of his own biography as told to the Nation Observer a Read More

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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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