Category Archives: Letters to Editor

These are letter penned by our audience, images sometimes are added by us here at JLS.

Candidate Annita Mcphee for NDP Federal Riding Of Skeena Bulkley Valley

Hi Friends: My name is Annita Mcphee and I am from Telegraph Creek, BC  I have always been a passionate advocate for issues that are important to those of us in the North. I grew up in the North and I have travelled to each Indigenous territory in the Skeena-Bulkley Read More

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All Clans Meeting in Prince George

  I attended the All Clans Meeting as it was advertised this Saturday at the Ramada in Prince George. It was very poorly advertised and very confusing on what the purpose was. They called it an All Clans meeting but then said it had nothing to do with Balhats. This 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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Objection to Warner Naziel’s building a camp at Parrot Lake Recreation site

To the Editor, My name is Adriana, I am the Granddaughter of Smogelgem, late Leonard George. My Grandpa taught me to have integrity and said if I am going to say something I should be able to stand by what I say. My Grandparents on my Mother and Father’s side Read More

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Warner intends to build a camp on Parrot Lake

To the Editor, Responding to Warner Naziel’s sister Lorraine in Voices of Witset on Facebook    Does the end justify the means? Can noble goals be achieved through dirty politics? This speaking event was held last night according to Lorraine’s post.  The Lakes District News has an article that Warner intends Read More

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I am a Wet’suwet’en man from the dark house

EDITORS NOTE:  The problem with abuse of power is that it often comes with two evil sides, the first is the threat of what will happen to you if you dare to speak about it, the second is how abusers lift up and pedestal people that support them, to make Read More

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The Office of the Wet’suwet’en operate under the false guise of Wet’suwet’en Law.

My name is Tsaskiy, and our Gitdimd’en clan has created a paper trail of our attempts to be consulted regarding how the “Wet’suwet’en Five” have been conducting business under the false guise of Wet’suwet’en Law. They seem to have an identity crisis. On one hand, they owe their existence to Read More

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Tide is a good soap, but it won’t clean this mess.

  To the editor, Thanks for your efforts JLS, but I think it’s all a case of too little too late. It’s really a sad day in some ways, but it comes down to what we as a people should call self-inflicted. It’s a result of playing the game all Read More

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A proud Haisla who supports LNG Canada.

To the editor, I’ve struggled financially more than I’d like to admit. I’ve lived pay cheque to pay cheque, even with my spouse and I both working part time jobs with 40-50 hours a week, if we were lucky. I’ve had to fundraise in order to make rent. For a Read More

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I have a Dream – A Wet’suwet’en Dream

To the editor, “In loving memory of a Wet’suwet’en princess, may you dance on the clouds as you once did on earth.”   Thanks Martin Luther King, I too have a dream, a dream where our children feel no need to commit suicide, they have direction, and parents with jobs Read More

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