Land Defense: A Feast for the Frontlines.

  • unceded Coast Salish Territories

Kick off the No Pipelines!: Action Training for Climate Justice weekend with this community feast. Food, inspiring words from indigenous land defenders and local poets, and a chance to meet and get to know the fellow activists and organizers you will be working with throughout the weekend.

Featuring:

Ancestral Pride: Gwaiina and Xhopakelxhit sovereign Ahoushat / Snuneymuxw. NYM og's, West Coast warriors seeking to create a culture of resistance by: asserting the jurisdiction and authority we have over our lives and lands. We are in resistance to colonization, industrial land death, mining, logging, pipelines and the illegally occupying military force of so called canada. We also are part of a larger network of decolonizing sovereign nations. 

From the Unist'ot'en Camp:

Togestity: Likhts'amisyu hereditary chief, Wet'suwet'en nation. Toghestiy has been living in the Unist'ot'en resistance cabin with his family. Toghestiy's philosophy is based on the ancient Wet'suwet'en philosophy called "Wiggus", which requires the highest level of understanding, respect, and humility for absolutely everything. There is no price that will ever compromise his responsibility.

Freda Huson: spokesperson of the Unist'ot'en clan of the Wet'suwet'en. The Unis'tot'en are taking action to protect their lands from Lions Gate Metals at Tacetsohlhen Bin Yintah, and have also built a cabin and resistance camp in the pathways of approximately seven proposed oil and fracked gas pipelines.

The evening will end with at performance by SAVAGE FAM - No Pipelines!: Action Training for Climate Justice.