Member of Wet’suwet’en Nation requests rare all-clans meeting to discuss ongoing action – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 202088 Views

February 11, 2020

Concern for the safety of youth who are chaining themselves to police cars and stopping trains across the country is prompting a member of the Wet’suwet’en Nation in B.C. to propose a rare all-clans meeting, APTN News has learned.

The meeting is suggested in a letter sent recently to Indigenous and non-Indigenous elected and hereditary chiefs and politicians including Scott Fraser, the province’s minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, and Nathan Cullen, provincial liaison with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs, said Andrew George, whose hereditary title is Skit’den.

Skit’den is a wing chief of Grizzly House, which is part of the Bear Clan, whose yintah or traditional territory is presently where the RCMP is enforcing an injunction against people who oppose construction of a natural gas pipeline in a remote part of northern B.C.

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