‘No to pipelines’ slideshow, talk

Learn about Susan Holvenstot’s winter month visiting indigenous occupation camps in north western B.C.

A talk/slide show will be held on Wednesday, May 11 to learn about Susan Holvenstot’s winter month visiting indigenous occupation camps in north western B.C.

‘“How can we be allies to indigenous efforts to stop pipelines and tankers on our coast?” she asks.

Outside of Houston, Hazelton and Prince Rupert, First Nations peoples have set up permanent occupation camps (not protest camps) to prevent use of their unceded lands for LNG and tarsand oil exports. In the quiet of winter, time was spent walking traplines, keeping fires going and starting the spring garden.

Come to Creekside Commons, 2202 Lambert, Courtenay at 7:30 p.m. Bring slippers and a mug.

FMI Susan Holvenstot, 250-334-2375


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