William Housty Addresses NEB on Heiltsuk Culture, Threat of Oil Spill
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William Housty Addresses NEB on Heiltsuk Culture, Threat of Oil Spill

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John Ahni Schertow
April 14, 2012
 

30 year-old William Housty’s powerhouse presentation to the National Energy Board’s Enbridge hearings in his community of Bella Bella. William describes the history, language and culture of his people in fascinating detail – and how the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline and Tar Sands supertankers transiting the waters of his people’s territory would destroy their traditional way of life.

Watch on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UOouXAwmPE

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