Op-ed by Tsleil-Waututh councillor Charlene Alek

Op-ed by Tsleil-Waututh councillor Charlene Alek

This piece was first published in the National Observer. http://www.nationalobserver.com/2016/12/21/opinion/aleck-kinder-morgan-trade-offs-are-fundamental-betrayal I have many questions about the decision the Trudeau Government has made on the Kinder Morgan pipeline....
Buddhas Pulling Together team raises $1700 in first week!

Buddhas Pulling Together team raises $1700 in first week!

A new fundraising team, Buddhas Pulling Together, has sprung up on our online fundraising platform. Comprised of a group of zen practitioners, this compassionate crew have pooled their efforts and are working together for Indigenous rights. Some of the donor comments...
Baba Brinkman bringing the rhymes April 14

Baba Brinkman bringing the rhymes April 14

Baba Brinkman is coming to do a special Pull Together show on April 14th on Salt Spring Island. He will also be performing at the Gulf Islands Secondary School on April 13. Check out his 4 minute message to the Donald:  Sponsored by Salt Spring Community Energy and...
Pull Together 2.0 Launches: The People vs. Kinder Morgan

Pull Together 2.0 Launches: The People vs. Kinder Morgan

Want to stop Kinder Morgan’s TMX pipeline and tankers project? So do First Nations. It’s time to take a stand against a reckless plan that would bring tar sands oil across BC and through Vancouver harbour, increasing oil tanker traffic by 400%. We can’t let this...
Meet the Nations: Tsleil-Waututh

Meet the Nations: Tsleil-Waututh

Tsleil-Waututh are the “People of the Inlet” – our territory includes Burrard Inlet. We are a distinct Coast Salish nation, sharing customs and interests with other First Nations around the Salish Sea. The Tsleil-Waututh people have been stewards of their territory...
San Juan Islanders protest Kinder Morgan on MLK Day

San Juan Islanders protest Kinder Morgan on MLK Day

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, protests against the expansion of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline took place on Lopez, Orcas, Shaw and San Juan Islands. Liza Michaelson and Mara Lawrence organized the event, and Friends of the San Juans contributed. The...
Meet the Nations: Coldwater Indian Band

Meet the Nations: Coldwater Indian Band

Coldwater First Nation are Interior Salish people who belong to the Nlaka’pamux Nation. They are connected to other Nlaka’pamux communities through shared values, language and ancestry. Locally, Coldwater  people are known as C’eletkwmx, and their regional affiliation...
Moksha Yoga Burnaby pulls together to protect the coast

Moksha Yoga Burnaby pulls together to protect the coast

Through the months of January and February, Moksha Yoga Burnaby hot yoga studio are raising funds for First Nations legal challenges to the Kinder Morgan pipeline and tankers project.   Moksha Yoga Burnaby are standing up to ensure that all parties have an active...