Survival Under Threat, Canada’s Indigenous Unite Against Tar Sands Pipelines

The Grand Chief of the Mohawk Kanesatake First Nation calls the proposed Energy East pipeline ‘risky and dangerous’ to indigenous peoples’ survival

By Nika Knight
Common Dreams
March 14, 2016

Indigenous people in Canada are rising up together in greater numbers than ever before to oppose tar sands pipelines on their traditional territory, forming fierce coalitions to oppose pro-oil regional governments and fossil fuel industry officials who are pushing for more tar sands infrastructure.