WARRIOR UP! ON BURNABY MOUNTAIN – a call to action
WARRIOR UP! ON BURNABY MOUNTAIN.
STANDING STRONG IN SOLIDARITY.
SUPPORTING THE PROTECTORS OF OUR LAND.
CLEAN WATER. NOT DIRTY OIL.
– excerpts from the call to action by Amy (Ta’ah) George
– Burnaby Mountain
– November 2014
Nov 29, 2014 | By Black Powder
On Thursday, Rueben George, watched over Amy George, as her and Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, along with other indigenous leaders were arrested for crossing the police line at the lower Kinder Morgan drilling site on Burnaby mountain.
Amy George is a 71-year-old Tsleil-Waututh elder, a pipe carrier, a sundancer and a spirit dancer. She is also the daughter of Chief Dan George, and the mother of Rueben George, a Sundance Chief, and longtime critic of the Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion proposal.
Prior to the arrests, a host of First Nation leaders made speeches denouncing the Albertan oil industry and its impacts on people living downstream of the oil sands.
“Warrior up!” people shouted, as Amy George, denounced the…
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