environmental protection

Bernadette Augustine Statements to New Brunswick Commission on Hydraulic Fracturing Richibucto 15 Oct 2015

Bernadette Augustine Statements to The New Brunswick Commission on Hydrofracturing Richibucto, New Brunswick October 15, 2015 I have some questions for you Commissioners. Who’s the boss? My story is that when we were fighting the fracking, I did what I could to help to protect our water and our people, but I couldn’t do much(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Witnessing a Miracle in New Brunswick

Witnessing the Miracle in New Brunswick: Peace, Friendship and Bravery Meet the Colonial Shale Gas Complex By Willi Nolan The police made us braver. Warriors showed their love. Elders stayed, and their stories helped the people to keep going. Women held onto the sacred with their songs and prayers. The youth held onto the truth(…)

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(…)

Media Release FRACK BACK! PEOPLES LAWSUIT LAUNCHED June 26 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2014 Moncton, New Brunswick FRACK BACK! PEOPLES LAWSUIT LAUNCHED TO STOP SHALE GAS IN NEW BRUNSWICK Actions Filed Against Southwestern Energy, Provincial and Federal Governments For Violating Aboriginal, Constitutional, Environmental and International Laws Earlier today, the ‘Peoples Lawsuit,’ was filed in St. John to stop Southwestern Energy Resources Canada (SWN) and the Canadian(…)

Media Advisory: FRACK BACK! The Peoples Lawsuit

Media Advisory June  24, 2014Moncton, New BrunswickFrack Back! Grassroots Peoples Prepare to Sue Southwestern Energy, Canada and New Brunswick Governments to Stop Shale Gas DevelopmentGroup Charges Violations of Constitutional, Aboriginal, Environmental and Human Rights Laws A group of courageous citizens is expected to announce the court filing of the ‘Peoples Lawsuit’ against the province of New(…)

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(…)