Category Archives: Breaking News

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Protests based on two words indigenous, and genocide

In the news that the Office of Wet’suwet’en is putting their new found wealth to good use to see the world, courtesy of John Horgan. With a near 2 million dollar spending spree on the taxpayer dime, they are off to New York to address the UN Permanent Forum on Read More

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Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs – Popcorn Box Titles

Part One As many Wet’suwet’en have tearfully described to me, “it was and always will be a painful memory of what we were subjected to during the period of colonization. But it pales in comparison to having your own people subject you to even more, because they hold the power Read More

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Pipeline Blockaders and the RCMP

Victims or Aggressors?   Playing both sides of the coin, many of the blockaders want both the money a gullible public only too willing to send to them, and sitting on the inside, negotiating with the province on matters of land claims. “Unist’ot’en not joining hereditary chiefs’ provincial reconciliation” Yet Read More

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Time to speak up: STN, NTBB, BLB, Stellaten, Nadleh, hello everybody…

OWC are planning clan mtgs. with our clans of our areas soon. … They try to butter us up with a luncheon and door prizes.  Sorry but I am not bought by a door prize!! Those people have to stop dictating to us in Burns Lake clans. We are standing Read More

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Welcome to our house territory: Qun Begh Yukh, House beside the fire the small frog clan, Liksilyu

  The Wet’suwet’en Matrilineal Coalition (WMC) is a non-profit association made up of hereditary chiefs that developed through the Wet’suwet’en community to address the need for a transparent community decision-making for major projects. One or two, or three hereditary chiefs cannot make decision for the entire nations.  Everyone counts!  Everyone Read More

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Parrot Lakes Recreation Site – No Free Prior and Informed Consent

In a declaration made by Warner Naziel and Adam Gagnon, made on their website and as posted below titled Likhts’amisyu Spring Construction Camp, be aware they do not have “Free Prior and Informed Consent” to commence this project on Sun House territory. They are proceeding in absolute disrespect to First Read More

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All Hereditary Chiefs are and remain Legitimate

As we pointed out in previous articles, nobody was stripped except in the minds of a few men that appear to have a problem with females and authority. Let’s be honest, this is not about what 3 of the Hereditary Chiefs did, all the Wet’suwet’en Matrilineal Coalition was doing was Read More

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Leaked Documents – BC Government and Office of the Wet’suwet’en

What amazes me most about this process, is that it was the blockaders who made the most noise about refusing to negotiate, however it appears that almost every one that blockaded is rewarded with a position on the negotiating team. The documents were on massive sheets of paper 11×17 but Read More

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Eagle Down is Our Law – Book Review

Reading this book was an exercise of mixed emotions, a lot of it was not new to me having grown up with Wet’suwet’en people and interacting with them as family, friends and coworkers. There is a lot one can learn about the people you live with by reading books like Read More

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Smogelgem Revisited – Who is the legitimate heir?

After being threatened with a law suit, it’s incumbent on us to really do our best to insure our story was correct or we would owe an apology for our incompetence. In a less hostile world I would have expected them to offer us some evidence under Wet’suwet’en law that Read More

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