30 Actions in Solidarity With Mi’kmaq Anti-Fracking Protest
Our Mi’kmaq relatives need our support. Members of the Elsipogtog First Nation and supporters of the Anti-Shale, Anti-Fracking Nonviolent Action in New Brunswick (Canada) were under attack today because of state-initiated violence by the RCMP. Idle No More denounces this state violence and calls out to all of our supporters GLOBALLY to light your sacred fires or other peaceful actions to show support and alliance with the people of New Brunswick.
Today, settlers and Indigenous protestors and Warriors were subjected to violent action from the RCMP for their participation in a legitimate peaceful nonviolent action defending their lands and asserting their sovereign duty to protect the land and the people. Stand in solidarity with the protestors by taking action below!
Text “SOLIDARITY” to 306-994-7009 to receive text updates and alerts related to the Mi’kmaq Anti-Fracking Actions and other solidarity actions.
Organize a Solidarity event or action – many actions and events are being organized around the world – see the list below! Organize your own event or action, add it to the event list on the Idle No More website, and make sure to take photos and video to share.
Make a donation to support the Elsipogtog Anti-Fracking Actions: http://sacredfirenb.wordpress.com/donate-to-the-sacred-fire/
Contact the New Brunswick Premier to express your concern over the government and RCMP’s actions against the Mi’kmaq.
Sign the Lead Now Petition: Tell the RCMP: Don’t violently intervene in peaceful First Nations protests.
Learn about some of the background on the Elsipogtog resistance: http://sacredfirenb.wordpress.com/
Solidarity Events and Actions
1. Elsipogtog: Blockade – Route 134
2. Ottawa: Elsipogtog Solidarity – Ottawa, Unceded Algonquin Territories
3. Ottawa: Sit in on the Parliament Hill in support of our Mi’kmaq family
4. Iqualuit: Elsipogtog solidarity march in Iqaluit
5. Winnipeg – Stand with Elsipogtog First Nation
6. Burnt Church – SUPPORT ELSIPOGTOG AND KENT COUNTY
7. Fort McMurray – Solidarity Rally In Fort McMurray for Elsipogtog
8. Chicago – Mi’kmaq solidarity vigil
9. Lethbridge – In Solidarity with our Mi’qmaq (Elsipogtog) Brothers and Sisters
10. Regina – Stand in Solidarity with Elsipogtog First Nation!
11. Caledonia – Six Nations blocks southern Ont. highway in solidarity with N.B. protesters
12. Saskatoon – Elsipogtog Solidarity – Saskatoon Rally
13. Sault Ste Marie – Elsipogtog Solidarity!
14. Windsor, NS – Windsor Nova Scotia in solidarity with Rexton, NB
15. Victoria – Solidarity March in Victoria for Elsipogtog
16. Halifax – Elsipogtog Anti-Fracking Solidarity Action in Halifax
17. Edmonton – Solidarity with Elsipogtog – Edmonton and Area
18. Vancouver – Elsipogtog Solidarity – Unceded Coast Salish Territories
19. Eagle Lake First Nation – Treaty#3 Dryden District in Solidarity with #Elsipogtog
20. Barrie – Standing in Solidarity- No means NO
21. Truro – Millbrook First Nation solidarity with Elsipogtog
22. Tobique River- Tobique First Nations blocking off the Trans Canada highway
23. Toronto – Emergency Gathering Toronto Native Centre 6:30pm Tonight!
24. Montreal – Urgent: Solidarity With Mi’kmaq Land Defenders
25. Sudbury – Candlelight Rally in Support and Solidarity with the MIQMAK’s Against FRACKING and SWN
26. Kitchener-Waterloo – Idle No More Tri-Cities Solidarity Rally With Elsipogtog
27. Alderville First Nation – Round Dance Flash Mob Peterborough and Surrounding Areas
28. Moncton – Moncton Joins the Global FrackDown!
29. Nanaimo – Elsipogtog Solidarity – Nanaimo, Unceded Coast Salish Territories
30. New York – Emergency demo: Police attack canadian indigenous-led anti-fracking protest – emergency solidarity demo at the new york city canadian consulate: 5:30pm, oct 17