Eriel Deranger

Photo of oil sands by Andrew S. Wright

Canadian government takes legal action against Alberta First Nation famous for battling oil sands

Athabasca Chipewyan among six First Nations being taken to court for defying a government order to publish audited financial statements online.

Athabasca Chipewyan spokeswoman calls tar sands expansion policies "cultural genocide"

Her people are on "the precipice," their health and culture poisoned by oil sands pollution. They are one of the First Nations closest and most exposed to hazardous effects of tar sands pollution,...