CANADA: State Forces Out Indigenous Protesters to Make Way for Pipeline

by David Martinez The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) forcefully evicted camps set up by the Wet’suwet’en tribal peoples defending their unceded territories in the province of British Columbia. In total, fourteen campers protesting the governments plans for an oil pipeline were arrested. The attack is considered an ‘act of war’ by traditional tribal leaders, and shows the violent nature of Canada’s settler-colonial origins. The evictions are meant … Continue reading CANADA: State Forces Out Indigenous Protesters to Make Way for Pipeline