Supreme Court will hear Grassy Narrows’ legal case for Treaty rights and against clearcut logging

 
Banner_03Today the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to Grassy Narrows to appeal their legal action for Treaty rights and against clearcut logging to the highest court.  The case challenges Ontario's jurisdiction to award logging and mining licenses on a vast tract of Treaty 3 lands north of the English River (the Keewatin Lands).
 

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NO LOGGING, NO MERCURY: Noise Demo at Kathleen Wynne’s home!

On Sunday August 25, 2013 Grassy Narrows supportes held a musical noise demonstration at premier Kathleen Wynne's home.  The fun-filled, family friendly protest included an 80 person strong marching band and demanded an end to unwanted logging in Grassy Narrows and real action on mercury poisoning. 

See photos from the Demo 

Read media reports from the Demo

Take online action to support Grassy.

Read the press release

See APTN National TV news piece about the action

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More than one million Ontarians call for an end to unwanted logging in Grassy Narrows

grassy narrows  Organizations representing more than one million people across Ontario are calling on Premier Kathleen Wynne to a make a clear and unequivocal commitment that the province will respect the wishes of the people of Asubpeeschoseewagong (Grassy Narrows) that no new logging permits be issued in their traditional territory. 

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Grassy Narrows Youth Gathering

 

Gathering August 20-22.

SOLIDARITY TO PROTECT OUR WATERS

Workshops, teachings, drumming, ceremonies, swimming, social dancing.

 

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Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Grassy Narrows Blockade!

Over 30 events across Turtle Island joined the Grassy Narrows Blockaders in celebrating their resistance, sovereignty, and action in defence of the earth on the 10th anniversary of the Slant Lake blockade.

Read media reports of the anniversary: click here.

RELEASE Dec. 3, 2012:  Grassy Narrows Blockaders protest logging on 10 year anniversary of blockade

RELEASE Dec. 2, 2012:  Sacred fire at Queens Park marks 10 years of the Grassy Narrows blockade

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