Monday March 23 at 6 pm.
Grandview Calvary Baptist Church – 1803 East 1st Ave
Snacks and childcare on-site.
Join the Unist’ot’en Camp and Skwomesh Action in a talk about Indigenous struggles against fracking.
Also featuring poetry by Crystal Smith de Molina, Tsimshian and Haisla.
The Unist’ot’en Camp are taking action to protect their lands by building cabins and resistance camps in the pathways of approximately seven proposed oil and fracked gas pipelines.
Skwomesh Action is committed to the protection and revitalization of their lands, waters, and way of life including from Woodfibre LNG. They are calling for a ban on LNG tankers in the Howe Sound.
Indigenous communities are on the frontlines to protect their lands, to assert their nationhood, and to defend their ways of life. By asserting and exercising traditional governance, laws, and jurisdiction, they have taken courageous actions to stop fracked gas and other destructive resource extraction in their territories.
Accessibility info: There will be snacks and warm soup. This is a child-friendly event and there will also be childcare on-site. Grandview Calvary Baptist Church’s kitchen’s entrance is at street level, which gives access to washrooms, kitchen and lower hall. One washroom has a stall that can accommodate a wheelchair.The washroom door opening is 86 cm, and the stall door is 61 cm.