ancestral law

Gary Metallic/Gespegawagi NB Hydrofracturing Commission October 15 2015

Notice to N.B. Hydrofracturing Commission from the 7th District Gespegawagi Tribal Council represented by Plaintiff, Hereditary Chief, Gary Metallic Sr. Whereas all lands belonging to the Eastern Maritime Indigenous Peoples have never been freely surrendered, sold, or conquered by any wars between them and the French and English crowns, therefore remain unceded Indian Lands as(…)

Wabanaki Confederacy Conference Statement 2015

(Presented by request to the New Brunswick Commission on Hydrofracturing in Richibucto, NB on October 15 2015) The Wabanaki Confederacy Conference 2015 The Wabanaki Confederacy Conference was hosted by the Western Abenaki, in N’dakinna (Shelburne, VT) on August 19-22, 2015. Present at the Confederacy were representatives from the following Nations: Western Abenaki, Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet), Mi’kmaq,(…)

Gramma Willi meets Climate Journey Storytelling Expedition

WILLI NOLAN What Our first glimpse of the inimitable Willi Nolan was in a video of her praying in front of a seismic thumper truck exploring for natural gas in Kent County, New Brunswick. She is drumming, singing, followed by two confused police officers, who ask for her to stay a certain distance in front of the(…)

The Power of Informed Protest

  An Analysis of Lawful Rebellion in New Brunswick and British Columbia 2013-2014.  Informed Protest can Trigger Judicial Investigations, Dropped Charges and Opportunities for Legal Actions to Defend Peaceful Protest, Environmental Protection and the Rule of Law   Big things happened in New Brunswick in 2013 that put our Peoples on the map.  We’re still on(…)

Willi Nolan NB Court Statement on SWN’s Failed Injunction Oct 18 2013

Source links: Willi Nolan NB Court Statement against SWN’s Failed Injunction Oct 18 2013  http://nb.referata.com/wiki/Willi_Nolan_Statement_re_SWN_Injunction_18_Oct_2013 Read Judge George Rideout’s decision to dismiss SWN’s injunction https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B1AfXdlRj1QCaElrdks1bk5VRnM/  Protesters celebrate injunction ruling | Watch Protesters celebrate injunction ruling  Brion Robinson | Video Online | GlobalNews.ca  http://globalnews.ca/video/915949/protesters-celebrate-injunction-ruling     STATEMENT OF WILHELMINA (WILLI) NOLAN Respectfully Submitted on my own behalf(…)

The Glorious New Brunswick Shale Gas Rebellion Of 2013 | Willi Nolan

  Sources: KAIROS [short link http://ht.ly/xIOwj] Popular Resistance: http://www.popularresistance.org/the-glorious-new-brunswick-shale-gas-rebellion-of-2013/ The Glorious New Brunswick Shale Gas Rebellion Of 2013 By Kairos, http://ht.ly/xIOwj June 7th, 2014 KAIROS has recently undertaken a research project on the Indigenous right to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) regarding proposed resource extraction projects on Indigenous lands. Willi Nolan is a member of the reference group for this(…)

WE DO NOT OWN MOTHER EARTH – WE BELONG TO HER

Even my body belongs to Mother Earth. She is Boss over ALL the lands and waters.   It makes me cry sometimes when I hear people talk about “resource development,” because it always means exploitation at minimum and savage desecration at its extreme. We can do so much better. We have to.   The new(…)

Prophecies Now Unfolding – The Beginning is Here

  Prophecies Now Unfolding – The Beginning is Here The Strong People of the Earth Will Be Standing   CONTENTS Introduction Question 1: How can we stand in unity to protect our nations? Question 2: Can our prayers stop the destroyers and heal the destruction? Question 3: What is the best path to a resilient,(…)

Teachings in Awakening, Love, Humility and Bravery

I received this message while in a special ceremony – March 17, 2013 Teachings in Awakening, Love, Humility and Bravery I admit that my own way of seeing is creating, manifesting what I see, whether it’s mine tailings that harm Life, seeing myself or others as alone, overburdened, under over-control by a power elite or seeing my(…)

Mi’gmag of Signigtog historic Directive to SWN (Southwestern Energy) shale gas fracking company

  Loved ones, I am very proud to have been asked to draft this historic document;  I am sure that spirit helped with the wording because so few edits were needed. It is the first time in the knowledge of all concerned that Original peoples have asserted their collective right to respect and protect the(…)