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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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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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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The bastardization of the Smogelgem blanket

This is the kind of article that I really do not like to write, the reason is its all about what makes most gossip magazines and tabloids famous, its the root of elements that disgust us most about our human race. Yet its a story that needs to be told, Read More

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The Trudeau government just legitimized men silencing Indigenous women

Editors Note: Stolen from The Post Millennial as it fits precisely into the conversations we have been sharing with our local audience and the crisis in the Bulkley Valley. The original can be found here. Written by Spencer Fernando – The Trudeau government just legitimized men silencing Indigenous women We Read More

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Customary law must not be permitted to subjugate statutory authority

Editors Note: The following article was stolen from the internet, all credits go to the writer Gordon F.D.Wilson who posted this to his Facebook page. We decided to post it here immediately, so more people would have a chance to read it while the topic is hot and relevant, we Read More

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Open letter to Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs after Tsayu clan meeting

Before you read this letter I want to bring your attention to remind readers it was John Ridsdale (Chief Namoks) who claimed to hold an “All Clans Feast” on Feb 13th 2020 that also included Taylor Bachrach who proudly spoke on that issue in the Canadian parliament. This is where Read More

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Unist’ot’en Healing Center has no doctor – Dr. Karla Tait is not qualified

With Dr. Karla Tait disqualified, then who runs the Unist’ot’en Healing Center? Well in a nutshell Karla and her aunt Freda Huson.   We keep hearing the press talk about a certain person by the name of Dr. Karla Tait as the doctor for the Unist’ot’en Healing Center, however she Read More

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