Hundreds of Canadian artists, musicians, and journalists have signed an open letter composed in solidarity with 14 “land protectors” who have been arrested British Columbia, Canada on January 7 – the people ended up defending what is classic Wet’suwet’en territory against a prepared pipeline growth when they were being arrested “at gunpoint” by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Read through the letter in comprehensive listed here by using Pitchfork.
The letter condemns the “continued invasion of unceded Wet’suwet’en land by Coastal GasLink pipeline staff” as effectively as Key Minister Justin Trudeau’s handling of indiginous-colonizer relations. “Considering that 2015 Justin Trudeau has promoted a information of Truth and Reconciliation and professed the aim of building meaningful country-to-nation relationships, but his government’s actions never align.”
The letter reads: