Resource extraction

PODCAST: Indigenous caravan takes Site C dam battle to Federal Court

Social worker Helen Knott explains why they’re fighting the megaproject

The Treaty 8 Justice for the Peace Caravan travelled 4,200 kilometers from Fort St. John, British Columbia to the Federal Court of Appeals in Montreal last month to oppose the proposed Site C dam.

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In this conversation, poet and social worker Helen Knott of Prophet River First Nation expands on her recent opinion piece for Ricochet, explaining the grassroots opposition to the proposed Site C dam and what the court’s ruling could mean for treaty rights in Canada.

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