#AllOutForWedzinKwa

I first heard of the Wet’suwet’en peoples and their struggle to prevent the construction of the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline through their pristine land in January 2020. What caught my attention was the following video, “Coastal Gaslink Evicted from Unist’ot’en territory.” Having been engaged with protecting water from the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelinesContinue reading “#AllOutForWedzinKwa”

Orange Shirt Day

I’m saddened by the disconnect between Canada’s years of work on truth and reconciliation related to institutions of forced assimilation of Indigenous children and the ongoing militarized response by the government against the Wet’suwet’en peoples (see the tweets at the end for updates). The investigation related to the remains of Indigenous children on the groundsContinue reading “Orange Shirt Day”

Defending Wedzin Kwa

Over the past several days there has been escalating conflict between the Wet’suwet’en peoples and the Coastal Gaslink pipeline company, which is supported by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Coastal GasLink is trying to drill under the sacred headwaters, Wedzin Kwa. The last tweet below talks about the most recent attempts of armed invasion ofContinue reading “Defending Wedzin Kwa”

Prairie Awakening/Prairie Awoke 2021

This year’s Prairie Awakening/Prairie Awoke ceremony will be held Saturday, 9/11/2021 at the Kuehn Conservation Area (map below) from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Last year’s ceremony was not held in person because of the COVID pandemic. The following was written about the 2020 virtual event. Prairie Awakening/Prairie Awoke 2020 Yesterday my Quaker Meeting, BearContinue reading “Prairie Awakening/Prairie Awoke 2021”