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L-R: Marjorie Flowers, Jim Learning, Edred Davis. Facebook.

“We are not a bunch of criminals, we’re people trying to protect our land”

Written By: | July 25, 2017

Elders, land protectors speak out from Her Majesty’s Penitentiary.

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Jim Learning, Eldred Davis and Marjorie Flowers (centre three) were arrested Friday and transported to Her Majesty's Penitentiary in St. John's after refusing to promise a judge they would stay away from the Muskrat Falls site. Labrador Land Protectors / Facebook.

Elders jailed after refusing to stay away from Muskrat Falls

By: | July 24, 2017

“We don’t understand why we’re being treated like terrorists,” says land protector.

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Dozens of people marched in the streets of St. John's on July 3 to join the call for a forensic audit of Nalcor Energy, an independent study of the North Spur, and a public inquiry on Muskrat Falls. Photo: Mark Croft / Facebook.

Calls for Nalcor audit, Muskrat inquiry intensify amid ongoing protests

By: | July 5, 2017

Water levels in the Muskrat Falls reservoir have dropped 60 centimetres since a June 21 commitment from Nalcor that the water would be returned to levels that would “typically be seen at this time of year.”

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Photo: Germaine Benuen / Facebook.

“Stop stealing our children!”

By: | July 2, 2017

Innu leaders confront Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett at Canada Day event in Toronto.

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Mi'kmaw Elder Calvin White speaks at the Liminus conference in Woody Point, June 19, 2017. Photo by Justin Brake.

Elder, former Mi’kmaq chief says Qalipu “crisis” must be “stopped”

By: | June 30, 2017

“We’re running away from the people that we’re supposed to be representing,” says Calvin White.

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Major questions on SNC-Lavalin report remain unanswered

By: | June 28, 2017

Former premier and natural resources minister Tom Marshall says Muskrat Falls report “would have rung all kinds of alarms.”

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Hunter vows to continue fighting Muskrat Falls

By: | June 14, 2017

Inuk grandmother and land protector confronts premier as Nalcor delays plans to lower Muskrat Falls reservoir levels contrary to leaders’ agreement.

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Denesuline land defenders in Northern Saskatchewan expressed their support for Beatrice Hunter this week, demanding that the Inuk grandmother and land protector be "immediately released, and escorted back to her homelands." Submitted photo.

Support growing for Beatrice Hunter

By: | June 8, 2017

Protests in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, St. John’s, Rigolet and Ottawa cap off a week of calls from across Canada for the release of incarcerated Inuk grandmother and land protector.

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Beatrice Hunter and her daughter Tuttu during a Muskrat Falls protest last winter. Beatrice Hunter / Facebook

Amnesty International investigating Beatrice Hunter’s incarceration

By: | June 7, 2017

Province, federal government and Nalcor all have a hand in the incarceration of the Inuk grandmother and land protector, says Amnesty spokesperson.

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Beatrice Hunter during one of her court appearances in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Facebook photo.

I choose not to be assimilated and oppressed: Beatrice Hunter

By: | June 3, 2017

Inuk grandmother and land protector speaks out from Her Majesty’s Penitentiary.

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