Fantasy met archeology on this Folk U as Professor Dr. Brian Hayden joined host Manda Aufochs Gillespie for the virtual book launch of his newest book Friday, Nov 26 on CKTZ 89.5 FM.Continue reading Folk U: Escape to the (far) past through ‘Eyes of the Leopard’
The opinions that follow belong to the people expressing them and are not necessarily shared by Cortes Radio, its board, staff, producers or listeners.
Their study is filled with terms like – “independent data,” “independently collected data,” “independent professional biological consultants,” “independently collected and analyzed scientific data,” “independent monitoring,” “independent sampling,” and “independent biologists” – but does not say who actually did the research.Continue reading The BC Salmon Farmers Association new ‘independent’ sea lice report
Terrace Standard, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
A group of Gitxsan hereditary chiefs, matriarchs and elders issued an “eviction notice” to Stikine MLA Nathan Cullen on Saturday (Nov. 27), citing failure to ensure the safety of his constituents including the Gitxsan and Wet’suwet’en.Continue reading Gitxsan hereditary chiefs issue northwest B.C. MLA eviction notice from territory
I mean, I’ve been in cut blocks quite a lot before, I’ve been around that sort of stuff quite a lot, but I’ve never seen it the way I did when I was at Fairy Creek, you know, feeling the misery of the land and the devastation there, like on a very personal level.— Dani
Most people are probably aware of the protest and blockade at Fairy Creek on Vancouver island. For over a year, forest defenders have blocked a logging road to prevent logging company Teal Jones from cutting intact old growth areas. For this special feature. I did a little oral history with seven local people who went to Fairy Creek to join that blockade.Continue reading (Updated) Cortes at Fairy Creek: In Their Own Words
By Matt Simmons, The Narwhal, Local Journalism Initiative reporter
From a bridge above train tracks in New Hazelton, B.C., supporters of the Gitxsan Nation watched on Nov. 18, as Gitxsan children and teens tossed marshmallows at a fleet of heavily-armed RCMP units descending upon the tiny town in the northwest part of the province.
“They had tactical units, sniper teams and riot suppression gear and we had children with marshmallows,” Kolin Sutherland-Wilson, a Gitxsan member of Wilp (house group) Git’luuhl’um’hetxwit, told The Narwhal in an interview.Continue reading ‘We are not here to get killed’: Wet’suwet’en solidarity actions met with armed police response