Self-determination & Land StrugglePosted June 12, 2013
Toghestiy exposes the complex and varied extraction interests attempting to impose resource development projects in Wet'suwet'en territory; projects that are environmentally destructive and colonial-controlled.
WET'SUWET'EN YINTAH—Despite having the majority of their homelands and resources stolen by colonial dispossession, agriculturalism, deforestation and mining activities, the Wet'suwet'en continue to resist the imposition of federal and provincial jurisdiction; governments the people view as illegitimate regulatory systems.
Toghestiy talks about his connection to land.
Toghestiy explains how members of Wet’suwet’en are re-activating traditional governance systems and rejecting colonial government imposed processes such as the BC Treaty process.
Toghestiy shares how young people today can re-connect and strengthen their relationship to the land.