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Strong Wet’suwet’en peoples - utilizing, occupying, and protecting our traditional UNCEDED territories. #WetsuwetenStrong #AllOutForWedzinkwa #ShutDownCanada
Nov 8, 2022 9 tweets 3 min read
It is with immensely heavy hearts that we share the news Dinï ze’ Madeek, Jeff Brown, was sung into the spirit world last night, surrounded by family and loved ones.

Madeek was unwavering in his support, his responsibilities and passion for defending the yintah.
1/ He did the work of three Dinî ze’ when two of the house names were vacant and carried the entire Gidimt’en clan until those names were lifted by the current Woos and Gisdewe.
Jul 26, 2022 4 tweets 1 min read…

"...a prime objective of this collaboration was removing barriers to the production of fossil political momentum began building in 2016 for Canada to implement the UN declaration, this “concerned the team” at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute... ...That was because the UN declaration contains a clause stating that Indigenous peoples have the right to give “Free, Prior and Informed Consent” before governments make decisions that could have a large material impact on their traditional territories...
Jul 8, 2022 8 tweets 2 min read
July 7, 2022
Unceded Wet’suwet’en Yintah (Smithers - BC) –

Gidimt’en Checkpoint response to NDP Attorney General issuing criminal charges to four additional land defenders

(THREAD) 2/Today, under the leadership of NDP Attorney General David Eby, the crown prosecutor criminally charged four land defenders, including Gidimt'en spokesperson Sleydo' Molly Wickham, for breach of an injunction granted to Coastal Gas Link (CGL).
Jun 22, 2022 15 tweets 3 min read
Press Release 🧵: #Wetsuweten Members Sue Police, Coastal Gaslink and Private Security for Targeted Harassment Campaign

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Photo: June 22 - A Wet'suwet'en member approaches RCMP & private security as they idle at Gidimt'en checkpoint. 1. Members of the Gidimt’en Clan of the Wet’suwet’en Nation have filed a notice of civil claim against the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, B.C.’s Minister of Justice, Coastal Gaslink Pipeline LTD., and private security contractor Forsythe.
Jun 21, 2022 7 tweets 3 min read
1/ Today, on National Indigenous Peoples Day, we want to bring everyone’s attention to the yintah. On a day when many politicians will be out showing their faces at events meant to celebrate our culture they only subscribe to when it serves them. ImageImageImage 2/ They do not want to acknowledge and follow the laws of our land. Laws that have been in place since time immemorial. Laws that restrict their access to our territories and resources. No, they just want to see us dance and sing and go home quietly.
Apr 17, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read
1/On April 13, 2022 twenty seven land defenders arrested in the fall and into winter of 2021 on Wet’suwet’en territory appeared virtually before Justice Church. Coastal Gaslink’s lawyer, Kevin O’Callaghan, recommended that the charges be criminal contempt, and not civil contempt. 2/...this would mean that the land defenders arrested during the Coyote Camp occupation at the drill pad site and the Likhts’amisyu Chief arrested on his own territory would face criminal charges.

We need to make David Eby aware that CGL, the CIRG, and RCMP...
Jan 2, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read


For the fourth time in four years, we have received information that dozens of militarized RCMP are en route to Wet’suwet’en territory… to facilitate construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline and to steal our unceded lands at gunpoint. We continue to hold the drill pad site, where Coastal Gaslink plans to tunnel beneath our pristine and sacred headwaters.
Dec 20, 2021 14 tweets 7 min read
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Wet'suwet'en Evict Coastal Gaslink From Drill Site; Re-Establish Coyote Camp

Dec 20, 2021 - Unceded Gidimt'en Territory, Smithers (BC):

Gidimt'en land defenders and supporters have once again evicted CGL workers from a key pipeline drill site... (cont'd) ...protecting Wet'suwet'en headwaters and re-occupying the area known as "Coyote Camp".

Early Sunday, in observance of Wet'suwet'en law, land defenders enforced the Wet'suwet'en Hereditary Chiefs' 2020 Eviction Notice to Coastal Gaslink, removing pipeline workers and...
Dec 19, 2021 10 tweets 15 min read
🔥 COYOTE CAMP LIVES! 🔥 Nov 19 2021: #Gidimten land defenders evicted #CGL workers and re-established control of #CoyoteCamp, the site where CGL plans to drill beneath #Wetsuweten headwaters, #WedzinKwa. Join the #WetsuwetenResistance Early Sunday, Gidimt'en land defenders evicted Coastal GasLink workers & re-established control of Coyote Camp, the site where CGL plans to drill beneath Wedzin Kwa. Join the #WetsuwetenResistance #DivestCGL
#ShutDownCanada #WetsuwetenStrong #AllOutForWedzinKwa #ExpectUs
Dec 19, 2021 6 tweets 2 min read
BREAKING - Gidimt'en Clan Evicts CGL from Drill Site; Re-Occupies Coyote Camp

(THREAD) Early Sunday, Gidimt'en land defenders evicted Coastal Gaslink workers and re-established control of Coyote Camp, the site where Coastal Gaslink plans to drill beneath Wet'suwet'en headwaters.
Dec 19, 2021 7 tweets 5 min read
On December 16, 2021, Dinï ze’ Woos of Cas Yikh, Gidimt’en clan of the Wet’suwet’en nation confronted one of Coastal Gaslink’s international investors the National Australia Bank (NAB) at their Annual General Meeting. #WetsuwetenStrong

He confronted NAB about their investment in Indigenous Rights. Coastal GasLink has not gained free, prior and informed consent.

Listen to their response.
Dec 19, 2021 9 tweets 6 min read
Sleydo’ Molly Wickham confronts NAB about its lending to the Coastal Gaslink Pipeline

Sleydo’ Molly Wickham a spokesperson for Gidimt’en checkpoint on Wet'suwet'en territory speaks about her experience of being violently arrested and removed at gunpoint on Nov 19 from her own territory at Coastal Gaslink's request, a project that NAB has provided funding for.
Dec 19, 2021 8 tweets 11 min read
Read our full 2021 Recap of Events on Wet'suwet'en Territory 🔥 Resistance to colonial Canada and genocidal CGL on Cas Yikh Gidimt’en Territory continues. We are still here.
Join the #WetsuwetenResistance
Take Action Dec 20-27 #DivestCGL #ShutDownCanada… We call on all nations, allies, accomplices, and supporters everywhere to RISE UP in solidarity. We are in this fight for the long haul and we will not back down. This pipeline will never be built. Join the WET'SUWET'EN RESISTANCE! #wetsuwetenresistance Image
Nov 27, 2021 8 tweets 4 min read
Wet'suwet'en say no pipelines!
Wet'suwet'en individuals collaborated on making this compilation video of testimonials stating their support of the actions to protect Wedzin Bin and to state their solidarity with the Cas Yikh of the Gitdimt'en. We are so grateful for those who stand unified with the decisions of our dinï ze’ and tsakë ze’ who made a formal declaration in our bahlats multiple times.
Nov 23, 2021 6 tweets 4 min read
After a long day in court 10 Land Defenders and supporters arrested on Gidimt’en territory, including Sleydo’ and Jocelyn, remain in custody in so-called Prince George.
Court has been adjourned and will resume at 9am tomorrow. Cody Merriman was released with conditions to reappear in court on Feb 14th, and to not return to the RCMP/CGL "exclusion area" except to travel through it to his residence.
Nov 22, 2021 16 tweets 3 min read
Media contact: Jennifer Wickham, 778-210-0067,
Gidimt’en Checkpoint Media Coordinator

NOVEMBER 22, 2021

GIDIMT’EN CONDEMNS UNREASONABLE AND PUNITIVE CONDITIONS OF RELEASE WET’SUWET’EN TERRITORY, SMITHERS, BC: Twenty people who were arrested in a two-day violent raid on Wet’suwet’en territory are appearing at BC Supreme Court in Prince George today at 11 am.
Nov 22, 2021 6 tweets 3 min read

On the morning of November 19, heavily armed RCMP officers conducted an invasion on Coyote Camp, where Gitimdt’en spokesperson Sleydo was arrested. (1/4)

#ShutDownCanada #WetsuwetenStrong #AllOutForWedzinKwa Image Shortly before 3pm, a large caravan of RCMP agents and multiple k9 units returned from Coyote Camp and arrested Sleydo’s husband, Cody, who was documenting the illegal entry of the RCMP on Woos’ Territory from the side of the road.

Nov 21, 2021 10 tweets 3 min read
Drill Site Pad Coyote Camp CAS YIKH Territory

November 19th 2021

Dini ze’ Woos’ daughter Jocelyn (Jocey) Alec was staying in the cabin on the drill site pad for over a month before RCMP invaded and ripped her from her fathers territory.

(THREAD 1/10) ImageImage She held her ground for as long as she could while two sniper RCMP pointed their guns at her. She still stood her ground.

“My Warrior Sister I have never been more proud of you the bravery you demonstrated in the face of guns pointed at you...

Nov 17, 2021 5 tweets 2 min read
URGENT UPDATE - Dozens of RCMP have deployed onto Wet'suwet'en territory

A charter plane full of RCMP have landed at the Smithers airport, with between 30 and 50 officers equipped with camo duffel bags.

(THREAD) Police loaded onto two buses and unmarked, rental pick-up trucks and headed out towards the yintah. An RCMP helicopter is reported to be heading to the area.

Throughout today, helicopters have circled over our camps, conducting low, deliberate flights for surveillance.
Nov 17, 2021 6 tweets 3 min read
1/UPDATE - RCMP Are Blocking Food And Medical Supplies From Wet'suwet'en Homes

The RCMP are openly violating the human rights of the Wet'suwet'en people again.


#WetsuwetenStrong 2/Today, the driver of a vehicle carrying food and medical supplies was blocked by an arbitrary illegal police exclusion zone and threatened with arrest.
Nov 15, 2021 5 tweets 3 min read
WET’SUWET’EN people are once again in control of Wet’suwet’en yintah! Dinï ze’ Woos asserts jurisdiction by enforcing our laws with the 2021 Evacuation Order. The Morice River FSR has been disabled, blocking trespassers from our yintah! Image CGL was given 8 hours to evacuate their worksites and after asking for an extension of two hours to get their workers out safely, CGL chose to keep their workers in the territory. They blockaded the road with trucks and heavy machinery on a bridge near what is known as Camp 9A.