Tahltans Set Up Roadblock to Oppose Red Chris Mine

Posted by admin on Aug 31st, 2012

Totogga Lake, BC

Concerned members of the Tahltan Nation have set up a road block on Highway #37, 80 km south of Dease Lake, BC at the Tatogga Lake Resort. The Red Chris Mine is within the territory of the Tahltan Nation who have occupied territory since time immemorial. The specific area where the RedChris Mine is being constructed is home to many species of animals including Stone Sheep, Mountain Goat, Moose and Caribou. The Tahltans depend upon these animals for subsistence and believe that the mine will destroy the animal’s habitat and calving grounds that is sacred to the Tahltans.
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Shell Backs Away From Court Showdown Over Sacred Headwaters

Posted by admin on Sep 1st, 2007

August 31, 2007 (Vancouver, BC) — First Nations and concerned citizens in Vancouver and Smithers today say Royal Dutch Shell’s delay of legal action against the Sacred Headwaters blockaders shows Shell is concerned about growing opposition. Members of the Tahltan First Nation are blockading Shell’s coalbed methane project in the Sacred Headwaters, the birthplace of the Skeena, Nass and Stikine Rivers. Shell was to appear in Vancouver court today to request an injunction that would allow them to have the blockaders arrested.

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Video: British Columbia- Nigeria North?

Posted by admin on Aug 29th, 2007

A video concerning Royal Dutch Shell, of Niger Delta infamy, and their coal bed methane plans in the Sacred Headwaters Basin, Mount Klappan, British Columbia. Click here to watch this video.

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Court Support- Oppose Shell Development!

Posted by admin on Aug 29th, 2007


Rally and Court Support: Friday August 31 at 10 am- 1 pm. BC Supreme Court. 800 Smithe St., Vancouver

On Friday August 31, Shell Canada will be seeking an injunction in Vancouver’s BC Supreme Court to have the Elders of the Iskut and Telegraph communities forcibly removed and arrested by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. This is the latest in the ongoing struggle to oppose Shell Canada’s Coal-bed Methane exploration project in the Sacred Headwaters of the Stikine, Skeena and Nass River watershed.

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Court Looms Over Tahltan Coalbed Protest

Posted by admin on Aug 27th, 2007

By Rob Annandale. Published: August 27, 2007, TheTyee.ca

Protestors opposed to a proposed coalbed methane project in a remote and sacred corner of the province could be in a Vancouver courtroom later this week after lawyers for oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell filed an injunction seeking to have them forcibly removed from the site last Thursday. The dispute is the latest skirmish in a lengthy battle over mining and gas drilling in northwest B.C. Local First Nations and environmental groups have repeatedly clashed with companies hoping to cash in on the area’s rich bounty of natural resources.

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