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JOINT STATEMENT BY SECWEPEMC & GIDIMT'EN LAND DEFENDERS

“Pipeline companies threaten violence to communities, salmon and wildlife with drilling under sacred headwaters…In the past few days we have seen Indigenous women interrupted during ceremonies in both territories, and arrests and incarcerations in Secwepemc territories, for enacting their sacred responsibilities.”

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...THE TMX PIPELINE WILL NEVER BE BUILT

“The Tiny House Warriors responded to today’s official approval of the Transmountain Pipeline by insisting that it will never be built on Secwempemc land, which includes 50% of the proposed pipeline route…”

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LETTER FROM HUMAN RIGHTS SYMPOSIUM PARTICIPANTS

On March 14-15, 2020, 100 people across Canada attended a human rights symposium in Secwepmec territory in support of the Tiny House Warriors. This letter affirms our unanimous support for the work of the Tiny House Warriors and expresses the deep concern we feel for their safety.

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SHUT DOWN THE MAN CAMPS

The contagious man camps they had set up on our land could be a death sentence for our people. “Our lives and our lands are already in danger from the construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline through our territory. But today we face the additional risk of a deadly virus that could be carried by construction workers who live in a densely populated man camp near our homes….”