Wetsuweten

Tiny house build for Wet'suwet'en land defenders, finished house

Latest tiny house build strives to keep attention on ongoing Wet’suwet’en struggles

From August 8 to 14, community members gathered downtown to work on an annual tiny house build to support Indigenous sovereignty and resurgence.

Looking back on this year’s activism: What’s next?

Judging by the enthusiastic and liberal participation of rallies, protests, and direct action that has happened on campus and in the city this year, UVic students have certainly been stickin’…

Without the consent of Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs, work on Coastal Gaslink pipeline continues amid COVID-19

Construction on the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline continues while provincial health orders to limit the spread of COVID-19 are in effect. CGL is a 670-kilometre pipeline set to bring liquefied…

Wet’suwet’en Matriarchal Coalition funded by B.C., Coastal GasLink to “divide and conquer”

The Wet’suwet’en Matriarchal Coalition (WMC) was funded by B.C. and Coastal GasLink to carry out workshops promoting the economic benefits of LNG. They hoped to create a new governing structure…

UVic NDP students divided over Wet’suwet’en crisis

While students on the UVic NDP club’s executive committee remain confident in Horgan’s government, others have their doubts. NDP students are divided over which side to support, and some are…

Five Indigenous youth arrested for mischief following meeting with Minister Scott Fraser

On Wednesday night, the Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation agreed to meet with seven Indigenous youth inside the Legislature. After being unsatisfied with the meeting, five Indigenous youth refused…

NEWS UNSETTLED | The Duplicity of the Media, and Where to Turn

"The spread of false information on Wet’suwet’en and solidarity actions has resulted in Indigenous people being put in the line of hatred and danger. It has stoked the fire of…

Indigenous youth and allies re-occupy B.C. Legislature steps overnight in spite of injunction

The B.C. Legislative building was awash with red on the evening of Feb. 24 as about 400 Indigenous youth and allies returned to the steps of the B.C. Legislature, in…

LETTER | Solidarity Statement in support of the Wet’suwet’en Nation, Unist’ot’en Camp and Gidimt’en Checkpoint

"To echo the voices of the Indigenous youth in our community who peacefully held space in ceremony at the B.C Parliament Building for six days: reconciliation is dead. Long live…