President of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs
I was very impressed with the amount of work that went into developing the camp.
Like most people and organizations, we were aware of the camp’s existence for a number of years, Read More »
Danny Michell, Jr. (Freda Huson’s brother) was close to death. Deep in a coma, the doctors were ready to pull the plug. It was at that moment that Danny had a dream, or vision.
He went to a place in Read More »
Visit to Unist’ot’en:
One fine day in August of 2015, after I had sustained some serious injuries from a motorcycle accident, a couple of my nieces and I decided it would be great to get out to the Unist’ot’en camp Read More »
For me, the Unist’ot’en camp gives us a glimpse into what reconciliation looks like on the terms of those most affected by colonization.
It’s a place where community is built, ecological laws are put above economic ones and future generations Read More »
“Land contains the languages, the stories, and the histories of a people. It provides water, air, shelter and food. Land participates in the ceremonies and the songs. And land is home.”
Even though the Unist’ot’en territory is not my Read More »
It was a symbol of resistance. To protect mother earth, we wear the colours of mother earth. If you are protecting mother earth – because native people are the environment. When you speak of the environment it’s us you’re talking Read More »
My experience at the Unist’ot’en Camp has always been a positive and empowering one.
We visited the Unist’ot’en Camp on several different occasions. We were first invited up to the camp in 2013. The experience left me with a feeling Read More »
This is a photo of our cousin Marten who is about 5’7” holding a Chinook salmon who was on its way to the spawning channels which flow right by the Unist’ot’en Camp. We Wet’suwet’en need these salmon to sustain us Read More »
Weytk, Greetings to our beautiful World communities, families and fellow Indigenous Peoples.
First of all I would like to take this time to introduce myself, My name is Kanahus Freedom Manuel, my traditional names are Kanahus Pellkey – Ecotaya Guari Read More »
Engussi Wedzin Kwah
She is my healer
a consoling friend
a life giver, a grandmother
a sister to the ancient ones
she heard the songs and touched the skin
of the original Wet’suwet’en
sacred knowledge in every drop
but we Read More »