Kinder Morgan Pipeline Won’t Be Allowed Through First Nations Territories, Leaders Say – Huffington Post

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201891 Views

While some First Nations have signed deals with the energy company to allow the project, many others have not.

Indigenous leaders are promising to continue the fight against Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion despite the prime minister’s insistence that it will be built.

“The prime minister is saying they are in negotiations with Kinder Morgan to ensure an end to uncertainty. What he is ignoring is that we are the uncertainty,” said Will George, an organizer with Protect the Inlet from Tsleil-Waututh First Nation, in a press release Sunday. “We will not be bought and we will block this pipeline.”

While dozens of First Nations along the pipeline’s route support the project, many others do not.

Read More: https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2018/04/15/kinder-morgan-pipeline-first-nations-block-trans-mountain-indigenous_a_23411828/?utm_hp_ref=ca-british-columbia

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