Members of the Mi’kmaq Warriors Society who have been arrested and incarcerated will be on a speaking tour in January and February to raise awareness about their struggle against fracking, their ongoing assertion and exercise of nationhood, and the repression they face from police and courts.
“Our warriors are still being mistreated in the system, justice for our political prisoners of war.” Suzanne Patles, member of the Mi’kmaq Warrior Society
Local date: Community-wide public event on Friday January 24.
Doors at 5:45 pm, start time at 6 pm.
Room 1900, SFU Harbour Center, 515 West Hastings
* For full details and other dates for public events check:
This speaking tour is organized, hosted and/or sponsored by Native Youth
Movement, Unist’ot’en Camp, No One Is Illegal, Streams of Justice, VIPIRG,
IGOV, Skwomesh Action, Capilano University First Nations Student Services,
Capilano Student Union First Nations Caucus, Capilano University
Humanities, Capilano University Social Sciences, Earthworks, Rising Tide,
Council of Canadians, Union of BC Indian Chiefs, SFU Institute for the
Humanities, SFU First Nations Studies, Idle No More, Defenders of the
Land, SFPIRG and other allies.
If you can support this tour please get in touch hwalia8 at gmail dot com.
> Suzanne Patles speaks from Elsipogtog Anti-Fracking Blockade
> Elsipogtog: The Fire Over Water
> Mi’kmaq Blockade
> Warriors Defence Fund:
> Sacred Fire: The People United Against Fracking
> Guardian: New Brunswick fracking protests are the frontline of a
> democratic fight