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Encounter at the Border

Indigenous Nation Blocks TransCanada Pipeline with New Checkpoint

Indigenous Nation Blocks TransCanada Pipeline with New Checkpoint

December 23, 2018

When TransCanada attempts to deliver a Canadian court injunction against a decade-old Wet’suwet’en checkpoint, they run into a second checkpoint instead. The Wet’suwet’en people have never signed treaties with Canada or sold their lands, a fact confirmed by Canada’s Supreme Court in 1997 in a landmark case known as Delgamuukw.

Captivating Encounter Between Pipeline Employees and Indigenous Land Defenders in Northern BC

Captivating Encounter Between Pipeline Employees and Indigenous Land Defenders in Northern BC

December 21, 2018

TRNN mini-doc to come soon: After a Canadian court issued an injunction to force the Wet’suwet’en nation to allow pipeline workers to enter their territory, a neighbouring clan constructs a second checkpoint. This video shows the illuminating encounter that took place when employees from TransCanada arrived at the new checkpoint. Filming by Jesse Freeston.