Pipeline Blockaders and the RCMP

End the Abuse – Stop hiding behind First Nations Rights to commit abuse.

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 with 2 million dollars to spend in discussions both Freda and Warner Naziel will be paid for their attendance to attend something they told supporters they refuse to be part of.

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

Your voices Matters

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 up there should not be pipeline blockades and they asking for more trouble.

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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 has a say. WMC is working to find a way to be heard.   We thank your for this opportunity.

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Parrot Lakes Recreation Site – No Free Prior and Informed Consent

Adam & Warner – You ave no consent to build on Sun House unceded territory.

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 Nations laws, yet they intend to proceed regardless.

Second the use of the title Smolgelgem which belongs to Gloria George who is the legal title holder for that name and territory. Posted below is correct Gloria George leads the Sun House, and if you refer to the genealogy below you will see Warner Naziel is a wing chief of the Owl House.

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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 taught me it wasn’t about how much money or goods you can contribute to the feast hall it is about being there for our people when they need you the most at all times not just in the feast hall. My grandpa Leonard traveled far and wide to be there for our people in all territories he was widely known and well respected.

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Warner intends to build a camp on Parrot Lake

Stolen Title Stolen Lands

Stolen Title Stolen Lands (the plot thickens)

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 to build a camp on Parrot Lake this summer he has a call out for volunteers. Saw that article in yesterday’s paper.

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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 calling for a better system whereby land claims can be achieved, doing what was best for the people they are sworn to serve. This was not about women vs men in the eyes of the Wet’suwet’en Matrilineal Coalition, it was the absence of fully disclosing details to the Wet’suwet’en Nation, the absence of transparency, a refusal to share information with the people. Not by the 13 chiefs but specifically by the Office of the Wet’suwet’en.

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Understanding Moricetown (Witset) Chiefs

Holding titles, not owning titles.

We wrote the title by intent, even if it’s not quite 100% accurate, as Hagwilget has blended with Moricetown very well over the last 75 years. For the sake of what we are about to tell all of the hereditary chiefs come from these two villages.

We also did not say Wet’suwet’en chiefs as that would infer they represent all of the Wet’suwet’en, and while that might have been true 100 plus years ago, it is no longer the case. The Moricetown Chiefs failed their duty to support these other Wet’suwet’en communities, so they created their own individual governments.

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Horgan’s Wet’suwet’en Nightmare

We are not sure what is with the flowing cash.

John Horgan sat there in the audience when the video below was being made in witness of this day. John Ridsdale wanted to do this the Wet’suwet’en way, starting with a smoke feast, well they did enter somewhat of an agreement, 2 million dollars’ worth, that’s only the Office of Wet’suwet’en’s portion of the spending spree. The public pays the other half or more as well.

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Climate Change and Pipelines

Fear mongering is big business.

For the past 30 years like many people, we not only showed and shared a concern about losing the precious environment we have, many of us fought dearly to preserve it. There is nothing wrong with that, we need to stand up for what we believe in.

Over that 30 years we were successful in making sure no pipelines made it to the Pacific Ocean, we even managed to get a tanker ban on our west coast.
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