He wrote several books on indigenous rights, served on the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, and was active in indigenous-led resistance efforts until he passed away in January. The new Land Back and Shut Down Canada militancy is not only shaping the Canadian government’s responses to specific conflicts, it is putting increased pressure on the entire Indian Act paradigm. It is through this healing that the women found their voice to stand up to our oppressors, against state and extractive industries. Nov 24. The women leaders focus on the Line 3, Keystone XL (), and Dakota Access pipeline projects.Long opposed … Please log in to listen to this story. Kanahus Manuel and the Tiny HouseWarriors intended to block the construction of the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Miigwetch to the @OCDSB Indigenous Ed Team. “The Canadian state has displaced Indigenous women and 2SLGBTQQIA people from their traditional roles in governance and leadership and continues to violate their political rights. With the project now in Crown hands, and construction accelerating under rivers and streams, the Tiny House Warriors have been targeted by police, counterprotesters and local politicians, with heightened tensions leading to outbreaks of white supremacist intimidation, violence and torrents of verbal abuse. Kanahus Manuel is a Secwepemc land defender and co-founder of the Tiny House Warriors. (via Kanahus Manuel/Twitter) Kamloops Mounties arrested three people Monday morning at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops in connection with a protest over the Trans Mountain pipeline. Join Pam Palmater, Doreen Manuel, Kanahus Manuel, and Peter McFarlane for the launch of the books Brotherhood to Nationhood and Warrior Life Between The Lines Press & Fernwood Publishing are honoured to present the joint book launch of Brotherhood to Nationhood, by Peter McFarlane & Doreen Manuel, and Warrior Life by Pam Palmater. Featuring Dr. Pamela Palmater, Erica Violet Lee, Fatin Chowdhury, and guests. Kanahus Manuel, a spokesperson for the activist group Tiny House Warriors, was arrested by the RCMP after allegedly defying an eviction order from the BC Parks service that was delivered on Thursday. 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One of the two demonstrators has been charged with mischief and theft, while RCMP say charges against the other woman involved are pending. It is particularly striking that this wave of criminalization is happening in B.C., a province run by an NDP government that came to power promising to use all legal measures to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline and which last year became the first jurisdiction on the continent to introduce legislation to implement UNDRIP. Kanahus Manuel is an indigenous activist, birth keeper, and a member of the activist group Tiny House Warriors. Demanding the immediate withdrawal of the RCMP from Wet’suwet’en lands, the call went out through movement networks to “Shut Down Canada.” Within days, roads and railways were blocked across the country and large demonstrations took place in major cities, and eventually even access to the B.C. It seems that more non-Indigenous Canadians, especially young people growing up in the midst of the climate crisis, are beginning to understand that when Indigenous people get their land back, the land itself begins to heal and we are all safer. This has been done through concerted efforts to destroy and replace Indigenous governance systems with colonial and patriarchal governance models”, notes the report. NWAC is committed to working w/ the Gov to produce a #MMIWG plan. On Wednesday, the anniversary of the report, the NWAC gave Ottawa’s response a failing grade in these four areas, which are considered essential, priority areas for action by Indigenous families and women’s movements in order to end violence against Indigenous, Métis and Inuit women in Canada. Kanahus Manuel (Secwepemc Womens Warrior Society, Tiny House Warriors): 250-852-9002 . 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