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Garden River First Nations Stands with the Wet’suwet’en – SaultOnline.com
by ahnationtalk onJanuary 9, 201975 Views
January 9, 2019
Chief Paul Syrette and the Ojibway citizens of the Garden River First Nation join the many Indigenous leaders and friend from across Turtle island to condemn the armed military actions against the Hereditary Wet’suwet’en leadership, citizens and their allies in protecting their traditional land and sovereignty on pipeline development.
“The actions of the armed police force levelled against a peaceful rally and the imprisonment of the Wet’suwet’en is a stark reminder how deep colonialism and racism is embedded in the Canadian political systems and the significant gap that continues to exist in Canada’s efforts to find a path towards reconciliation “ stated Chief Syrette.
These barbaric military tactics and actions certainly do not represent the spirit of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s statement that “no relationship is more important to Canada than the relationship with Indigenous peoples.”