As resistance to Muskrat Falls grew notably larger during Monday’s National Indigenous Day of Action, members of the grassroots movement to halt the project are calling out Indigenous leaders for their refusal to join the 11th hour protests.
Jacinda Beals Band releases new song in an effort to save Muskrat Falls and the Grand River.
“The time for excuses is gone. The time for action is now.”
As the federal and provincial governments steamroll ahead with plans to dam the Lower Grand River (known as Mistashipu to many locals), individuals and aboriginal groups in Labrador are raising their voices in opposition to what many see as an appropriation of their land without fair compensation.
As the megaproject’s sanctioning and a loan guarantee from Ottawa seem ever more imminent, a province-wide grassroots movement begins to swell.