Category: Tar Sands


Video: Wet’suwet’en Chief Dsta’hyl deactivates Coastal Gaslink Excavator; orders CGL out

On October 16th, Lihkt’samisyu Chiefs Dsta’hyl and Tsebesa took action as Coastal Gaslink workers continued to trespass on Wet’suwet’en territory in violation of Wet’suwet’en laws and Canada’s own constitution. The Chiefs instructed Coastal Gaslink to remove all equipment from Lihkts’amisyu territory immediately, indicating that otherwise it would be decommissioned and seized by the Likht’samisyu Clan in accordance with its laws.


#Rise Part 1: How it Began

This is Part 1 of a video series created by Real People’s Media that examines the rise of solidarity movement with the Wet’suwet’en in February of 2020. Episode 1 consists of an interview with “Mr. 315” discussing how and why he became involved in the Wet’suwet’en struggle. Thank you to our sponsor for this episode,


Trouble #1: Killing the Black Snake: Behind the scenes of the #NODAPL struggle

Trouble #1: Killing the Black Snake from sub.Media on Vimeo. The first episode of Trouble, looks beyond the mainstream narratives surrounding the Standing Rock encampment to get a better understanding of some of the...


An Enbridge pipeline, some rabbit traps, and a 300-year-old treaty

  Jesse Winter/ Toronto Star Todd Williams checks his rabbit trap at the site of an Enbridge dig along the Line 10 pipeline near Hamilton. Williams and fellow Haudenosaunee man Wayne Hill are facing...


Rez Quest #25 – Reppin the Tribe with Isaac Murdoch

In this episode Wes chills with his brother Isaac Murdoch. The focus is on culture and the Indian Act. Isaac is an artist, activist and all around bushman. You can follow him on Twitter: @IsaacMurdoch1 or...


WGO 31 – Running Down Line 9 – An interview with Rachel Thevenard and her crew

Rachel Thevenard a 22 year old university student is running the entire length of the dangerous Line 9 pipeline this December and January. The other day she and members of her support team (Lindsay,...


The Northwest braces for its own Standing Rock

by Nick Turner and Joe Copeland First Nations leaders have been protesting the Kinder Morgan plan since at least 2014. Credit: Mark Klotz/Flickr As the clash between police and protesters over the construction of a...


Thevenard honoured with water ceremony

By Myeengun Henry and Stephen Svenson CHIPPEWAS OF THE THAMES TERRITORY – Last weekend was a busy one for Chippewas Solidarity. Saturday there was an Honouring Ceremony for Rachel Thevenard who ran the length of...


Rachel Thevenard Runs Down Line 9

CORNWALL, ON. Rachel Thevenard has been running to draw attention to the reversal of Enbridge’s controversial Line 9 pipeline. Rachel started her run in Sarnia on Dec 4th, 2015 and when we spoke to...