Gidimt’en Checkpoint Breached by Armed RCMP and Military, Communications Cut, Moving in to Unist’ot’en



January 7, 2019, 2:51pm: There are confirmed reports that RCMP have breached the checkpoint at Gidumt’en, Wet’suwet’en Access Point on Gidumt’en Territory. The RCMP are armed and moving in. Military also present. Gidumt’en cell service, wifi, and communication has been jammed and cut off by police.

January 7, 2019, 3:50pm: LIVE STREAM from Unist’ot’en spokesperson Freda Huson:


January 7, 2019, approx 3:30pm: The hereditary chiefs have emerged from Gidimt’en checkpoint. They say attempts to negotiate with Coastal GasLink on scene failed. And company workers are dismantling the gates.