There have been some significant wins in the fights against pipelines across Canada. Right now, the Secwepemc Nation is fighting against the potential expropriation of their land to build the Kinder Morgan TransMountain pipeline. In October, the Indigenous Network on Economies and Trade released a report which argued that Texas-based Kinder Morgan misled financial backers about the risks of expanding its TransMountain pipeline, almost half of which runs across “unceded” Secwepemc territory. Erin Despard wrote a great story for rabble.ca about the tiny mobile houses that members of the Secwepemc nations have been building to resist the pipeline and claim their lands. Click here to support the tiny houses project.
In general, allies need to know that you are against the expropriation of native lands. Sign this petition by the Dogwood Initiative and join the fightback.
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