October 18, 2013

Natives support Elsipogtog protest

Molotov Cocktails & Guns Confiscated; Support Pours in for Mi'kmaq ProtestersSupport for Mi’kmaq protesters in New Brunswick spread throughout Turtle Island on Friday October 18, as events were held as far away as Vancouver and New York City, and the Sierra Club announced its solidarity with the anti-fracking demonstrators.Halifax takes to the street in protest of RCMP actions in Elsipogtog

Hundreds march down Robie StreetClose to three hundred people listened to speeches and marched down Robie Street on Friday in solidarity with the anti-shale gas protesters in Elsipogtog.RCMP crackdown on Elsipogtog anti-fracking blockade spurs over 50 protests in support[A]n APTN reporter heard one police officer shout at blockaders, “Crown land belongs to government, not to f**king natives.” Those words echoed Ontario’s Ipperwash-era premier Mike Harris, who, it was reported, told his staff, “I want the f**king Indians out of the park,” immediately before [Dudley] George’s killing.

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