Canada: Indigenous Leaders and Allies Stage Sit-In to Protest Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Journal of People

Common Dreams | March 17, 2018

“I’m standing up for Indigenous rights, for clean water and for a safe, liveable climate and look forward to doing so alongside the ever growing movement against this dangerous pipeline,” Clayton Thomas-Muller of 350.org said in a statement.(Photo: Mike Hudema/Twitter)

Building on the massive march against the expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline that brought 10,000 people to the streets of British Columbia last weekend, Indigenous leaders and their allies staged a sit-in on Saturday at a pipeline construction site on Burnaby Mountain, kicking off a wave of civil disobedience that is set to continue through next week.

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