Solidarity with Elsipogtog: A Reportback on Fracking Resistance and Land Defense in Mi’kmaq Territory

15 Nov

6-7:30pm
Charles Street Room, Downtown Community Centre,
35-B Weber Street W., Kitchener ON

Hear from Amanda Lickers and Mark Corbiere,

Images of conflict tied to fracking and indigenous resistance filled headlines over the past few weeks, as the Elsipogtog blockade became a front line of the ongoing struggle for justice against colonialism and resource extraction on Turtle Island.

For years, a local resistance movement has blossomed against the practice of fracking in Mi’kmaq Territory (New Brunswick). Years of protest culminated in the recent Elsipogtog blockade which put a halt to shale gas exploration by corporate crooks SWN Resources. On October 17, 2013 the RCMP attacked the protest camp in order to enforce the treaty violations perpetrated by SWN and the New Brunswick government.

This public event will host two community organizers who were present at the blockade and continue to participate in the movement for indigenous sovereignty through resistance to land and resource theft.

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One Response to “Solidarity with Elsipogtog: A Reportback on Fracking Resistance and Land Defense in Mi’kmaq Territory”

  1. seachranaidhe1 November 17, 2013 at 11:24 am #

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