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Gitxsan chiefs blockade highway to protest government's LNG project approvals
Gitxsan hereditary chiefs blocked Highway 16 at New Hazelton, in northern B.C. on Saturday, to protest recent LNG project approvals by the BC Environmental Assessment Office. The chiefs say the...
Dec 5th, 2014
How to eat local forever: lessons on food security gathered from First Nations
The Enbridge oil pipeline would threaten the Aboriginal tradition of living off the land and eating local foods, say members of First Nations communities.
Jan 31st, 2012
Division over Enbridge oil pipeline caused by treaty process flaws, Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs say
This article can now be found in Extract: The Pipeline Wars Vol. 1 Enbridge. Extract contains a year of the Vancouver Observer's powerful reporting on the proposed Enbridge pipeline....
Jan 20th, 2012
Angry Gitxsan say no to chiefs -- and no to Gateway
Controversial oil sands pipeline splits an "embarrassed and shamed" First Nations community.
Dec 4th, 2011