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Wet’suwet’en hereditary leaders, supporters call for stop work order on Coastal GasLink pipeline – CBC

Feb 03, 2019

Pre-construction work underway in territory past Unist’ot’en camp

Driving along the forest service road outside Houston, B.C. voices come in and out over the radio channels as people co-ordinate with one another at a worksite for the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline.

About 15 minutes down the road from the worksite is the Unist’ot’en camp and healing centre. The camp is located on the edge of the Wedzin Kwah (Morice River) and is currently home to dozens of people, many of whom have come to support the Unist’ot’en in their opposition to the pipeline.

The bridge that crosses the river has been used as a checkpoint by the group for nearly a decade. People at the camp have been controlling who has access to the territory past the bridge in an effort to put Wet’suwet’en law into practice on the land.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/wet-suwet-en-stop-work-coastal-gaslink-pipeline-1.5003495

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