"We Are All Treaty People" Strawbale House Resisting Alton Gas (photo by Sadie Beaton)

Peace, Friendship and Environmental Justice: The Alton Gas Resistance

https://soundcloud.com/sadie-beaton/peace-friendship-and-environmental-justice "We are all Treaty people." It's a phrase we're hearing more often these days. But what does it really mean, here in Mi'kma'ki? And what does it have to do with environmental justice? Most settlers don't think about the Treaties much. Even here in unceded Mi'kmaq territory, many of us imagine them as one-time … Continue reading Peace, Friendship and Environmental Justice: The Alton Gas Resistance

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Alan Knockwood and Wallace Nevin

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be invited to be invited to visit elder Alan Knockwood’s house in Sipeknekatik . Alan Knockwood is an Elder and A Pipe carrier. He is also active as a Human Rights consultant and Historian. It was a glorious, welcoming place with open doors for pets and … Continue reading Alan Knockwood and Wallace Nevin