Rally for the Tsilhqot'in Monday

Dear Friends of SJS,


The Tsilhqot'in are in court on Monday to try and get an injunction to stop the drilling permits that Christy Clark issued to Taseko the day before the inauguration (!!) The Tsilhqot'in are asking people to join them for a ceremony/rally at 9 am on Monday outside the courthouse - we just learned about it yesterday and are trying to muster the troops! Both Chief Russell Myers-Ross and Chief Roger William will be speaking, as well as Grand Chief Stewart Phillip. 

 

www.raventrust.com   |   (250) 383-2331

 

#SaveFishLake

Rally in support of the Tsilhqot'in Nation. BC has granted a controversial drilling permit for Taseko Mines New Properity Mine, twice rejected by the Government of Canada. 

 

To protect their traditional territory including Teztan Bezy/FIsh Lake, the Tsilhqot'in are challenging this permit in court.

Come show your support in person, or donate to their... legal challenge at:

 https://fundraise.raventrust.com/events/tsilhqotin-nation-save-teztan-biny-fish-lake/e70115

 

WHEN: Monday July 31st, 9:00 am

WHERE: BC Supreme Court, 850 Burdett Ave.

Front staircase on Blanshard St., Victoria BC

 

Speakers: Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Union of BC Indian Chiefs

Chief Roger William, Chief of the Xeni Gwet’in First Nation and Vice-Chair of the Tsilhqot’in National Government

Chief Russell Myers Ross

Xeni Gwet’in Elders

 

Please help spread the word about this important gathering and come show your support if you are able.

 

Thank you for your support,

 Best, Barbara

"As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


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