What is Unist OT en?
The Unist’ot’en Camp is an indigenous re-occupation of Wet’suwet’en land in northern “BC, Canada”. Year-round volunteer support is needed on the frontlines and beyond.
Where is the wet Suwet en territory?
The Wet’suwet’en First Nation is located west of Burns Lake in the central interior of British Columbia. It was formerly known as the Broman Lake Indian Band and is still usually referred to as Broman Lake, although this is no longer its official name.
How many wet Suwet EN are there?
1. As of March 2017, the Nation had 257 registered members, with 85 members living on the First Nation’s own reserve. The Nation is a member of the Carrier Sekani Tribal Council and of the Broman Lake Development Corporation. The Wetʼsuwetʼen First Nation was formerly part of the Omineca Band.
Who owns Wetʼsuwetʼen territory?
British Columbia , the Canadian Supreme Court recognised that the hereditary chiefs are the title holders over the Wet’suwet’en Nation’s traditional lands, and thus have the authority and jurisdiction to make decisions about their lands.
What language do the Wetʼsuwetʼen speak?
The Wet’suwet’en people speak Witsuwit’en, a dialect of the Babine-Witsuwit’en language which, like its sister language Carrier, is a member of the Athabaskan family.
Is Toronto on stolen land?
The City of Toronto acknowledges that we are on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples and is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.
What language do wet Suwet en speak?
What do the aboriginals in Canada want?
Indigenous Communities in Canada, (First Nations, Metis & Intuit) want the right to self-determination and self-governance, better education for their children, improved drinking water and an overall improvement of the standard of living in their communities.