Grassy Narrows Women’s Gathering planned at Slant Lake

ALGrassyNarrowsRiverRunBannerJoin us for four days of camping, ceremony, teachings, and healing under the light of the full moon.  The Grassy Narrows Women’s Gathering will be held at the Slant Lake blockade site on Asubpeeschoseewagong homeland.

September 25 -28, full moon weekend.
 
Please email 2014riverrun@gmail.com to register or for more info.
 
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Grassy Narrows Community Members Walk to Protect Territory, Youth Group Release Statement on Logging

Ashley Loon water colourToday, community members in Grassy Narrows undertake a “Walk to Protect Grassy Narrows Traditional Land Use Area from Destruction.” The event is a display of ongoing resistance to industrial logging in their Territory by people in Grassy Narrows.

Today also, the Grassy Narrows Youth Group publicly released a position statement against logging signed by more than fifty young people. The statement is a reminder that the current generation of Youth is as committed to protecting the Territory as earlier generations from the community have been.

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Clan Mothers hold water ceremony to protect against oil spills – CN goes to court

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 Groups across Canada are calling on CN Rail to drop its injunction against Grassy Narows Clan Mother Judy Da Silva. Fifty Grassy Narrows people and supporters held a water ceremony near the CN track to protect against the threat of a spill of oil or other toxics that could contaminate Grassy Narrows’ water.  The CN line forms the southern boundary of Grassy Narrows Territory and runs directly beside a number of lakes.

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16 groups call on Wynne to support Grassy Narrows

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In a joint statement issued today, 16 social justice organizations, faith groups, trade unions, and environmental organizations are calling on Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to immediately withdraw the provinces 10 year plan for clearcut logging on the traditional territory of the Grassy Narrows First Nation.

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Grassroots Grassy Narrows people in Kenora. No logging in Grassy Narrows Territory.

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 Grassroots people from Grassy Narrows First Nation are demonstrating to remind the Province and Logging Industry that Grassroots People from Grassy Narrows remain firm in their commitment to protect the land from industrial logging.

 

 

 

 

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