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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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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