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Feb 24th, 2020
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Supporters march down Yonge St. in Midland. -AWARE Simcoe photo AWARE News Network Local indigenous people and their allies marched through downtown Midland today to express support for the Wet’suwet’en Peoples, presently defending their land against pipeline construction, and for the Moh...
Feb 24th, 2020
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Anishinaabekweag in Midland this week -AWARE Simcoe photo By Doug George-Kanentiio Toronto Star In Canadian lore, the raconteurs of old spoke of La Chasse Galerie (the flying canoe) and among the Mohawk, the Raksothas (grandpas), told scary stories about the Flying Heads that roamed deep in the fores...
Feb 21st, 2020
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Wet’suwet’en and Mohawk leaders hold joint news conference at Tyendinaga today – APTN From Wellington Water Watchers In light of recent events, we at the Wellington Water Watchers feel compelled to declare a statement of support for the Wet’suwet’en Nation: Wellington Water Watchers...
Feb 18th, 2020
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Wet’suwet’en Territory Without real reporting from on the ground, basic facts will remain unclear BY ROBERT JAGO Canadaland  The Wet’suwet’en crisis in BC has dominated the news for the last week. It began with an RCMP crackdown on supporters of a group of Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs, ...
Feb 15th, 2020
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Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare.  –Laura Barrios photo From Anishinabek Nation head office February 14 2020 Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare says the Wet’suwet’en fought for many years in the Delgamuukw-Gisday’wa court case to have their sovereignty recognized and aff...
Feb 14th, 2020
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Lake Simcoe’s phosphorus pollution has risen by more than 30% under Ontario’s protection plan – but working together, we can reduce phosphorous, protect fisheries and stop algae blooms From Lake Simcoe Watch Today we are releasing our new report: Cleaning-Up Lake Simcoe: A Discussion Pape...
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Feb 14th, 2020
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Wet’suwet’en supporters on a bridge of a closed railway line in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory on February 12, 2020. Two days later, rail service across Canada was being closed down. -Canadian Press photo News release from the Canadian Association of Journalists February 7 2020 The Canadian Association ...
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Feb 14th, 2020
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Solidarity march in Smithers, BC last year –Canadian Press photo By Martin Lukacs and Shiri Pasternak The Narwhal February 7 2020 The B.C. government and corporate lobbyists representing major resource industries sought the “surrender” of First Nations land rights immediately following the Delg...
Feb 14th, 2020
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Wet’suwet’en First Nation supporters at the city hall rotunda in Barrie, February 8, 2020. -Shawn Gibson/BarrieToday AWARE News Network The following motion has been passed by the AWARE Simcoe board of directors: “AWARE Simcoe supports the Wet’suwet’en Peoples’ right to free, prior ...
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Feb 13th, 2020
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Freda Huson (Howilhkat), director of the Unist’ot’en Healing Centre, is arrested Monday -Amanda Follett Hosgood photo / The Tyee By Nora Loreto National Observer It took longer than it should have, but Canadians are finally paying attention to the struggle at Wet’suwet’en. The hereditary chiefs and s...