First Nations at Copenhagen

On Monday a protest was held at the Canadian Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark to highlight the fact that Canada’s tar sands production is the leading contributor to carbon emissions nationally. Carrier Sekani Tribal Council  territories are directly impacted from the tar sands through the pipeline proposal being brought forward by companies like Enbridge.
Vice Tribal Chief Terry Teegee spoke to a crowd of activists with other First Nations from the Athabasca area as well as Council of Canadian activist Maude Barlow and Naomi Klein, the author of the “Shock Doctrine”. “We’ve told the government and Enbridge that Dakelh people do not want their dirty oil going through our territories. The world knows that Canada is a climate criminal for allowing tar sands development to occur and yet they continue to allow it.”

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