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June 23, 2017, by Sophie M. Lavoie

Wolastoqiyik artist Samaqani Cocahq-Natalie Sappier performed at the Beaverbrook Gallery on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, “National Aboriginal Day,” in Fredericton. Sappier’s very intimate performance was offered to the public on […]

“Hands Across the Bay of Fundy” for the future we want

June 20, 2017, by Mark D'Arcy

Heavy rains and winds did not dampen the commitment of the approximately 80 people gathered to protect their communities and the Bay of Fundy from the ...

Wolastoq Grand Council granted more time to consolidate their legal case

June 15, 2017, by Mark D'Arcy

Grand Chief Ron Tremblay and the Wolastoq Grand Council are moving closer in the Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick to stop the Province fr ...

What the Mount Polley tailings disaster has to teach us to protect the Nashwaak from the Sisson mine

June 12, 2017, by Tracy Glynn

One of the world’s largest tailing dams is proposed to be constructed in the upper Nashwaak River Valley as part of the proposed Sisson mine operati ...

  • Return of the Wolastoq: Giving a river back its name
    May 26, 2017, by Tracy Glynn

    The Wolastoq Grand Council is supporting their youth’s proposal to change the name of the Saint John River back to its original and proper name, the Wolastoq. Wolastoq means “beautiful […]

  • Jesse Wente assesses Indigenous representation
    December 1, 2016, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Jesse Wente connects his Indigenous family background to contemporary struggles like the Dakota Access Pipeline protests and the Cleveland baseball team brand. On Nov. 30, 2016, the University of New […]

  • Solidarity from Wolastoq to Standing Rock [audio]
    November 16, 2016, by From the Margins

    On November 15, the Wolastoq Grand Council held an action in Fredericton to show solidarity with Indigenous people and allies resisting the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in North Dakota. Over […]