Mi’kmaq mother and activist protests harmful extraction on unseceded land


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On March 31st a Maritimes Energy Association Briefing came to a halt due to the protests of several Mi’kmaq women.The Nova Scotian Energy Minister’s plan to discuss new oil and gas projects in the province was interrupted when Eliza Knockwood, Mi’kmaq mother and activist, took the stage to protest harmful extraction on unseceded land. Knockwood’s efforts were also supported by a large rally of environmental activists who stood in opposition of energy projects including the proposed energy east pipeline. CKUT’s Sula Greene spoke with Eliza Knockwood about her experience that morning and the urgent need to protect our land and water.


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