“We the Sinixt Nation, also known as the Arrow Lake Indians, declare that Perry’s Ridge is within the traditional territory of the Sinixt Peoples and holds special ecological and cultural heritage significance. From this time forward the Sinixt decree Perry’s Ridge to be maintained and protected as: Sinixt Slhu7in’ – Perry Ridge Wilderness Preserve.” March […]
In this month’s Underreported Struggles: Ngobe Leaders reach an accord with Panama, securing their land from mining and exploration; 4,000 indigenous people block entries to the oil-producing department of Arauca, Colombia; the Innu Council of Pessamit discovers a mining company illegally drilling on their territory. Underreported Struggles #47, February 2011 A BC Judge dismissed the […]
The Sinixt Nation, declared extinct by the Canadian government more than 50 years ago, has set up a protection camp on their ancestral land, halting all commercial logging in the area known to the Sinixt Nation as “Slhu7kin”. Below, a news release about the ongoing camp, courtesy of the Vancouver Media Coop Sinixt Nation Establishes […]
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