Tuesday, 19 November 2019
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Media advisory: Press conference, Alton Gas eviction notice

K’JIPUKTUK (Halifax) –The Treaty Beneficiary Association of the Mi’kmaw People are hosting a press conference followed by a ‘Treaty Teach-in’ at Saint Mary’s University on Monday March 11th, 2019.

The Association has given a Notice of Eviction to Alton Gas, a proposed natural gas storage project that has threatened to dump tonnes of brine waste into the Sipekne’katik (Shubenacadie) River.  

When:  March 11th at 11 am

Where:  Sobey School Building, ScotiaBank Theatre

Saint Mary’s University

903 Robie St, Halifax – K’jipuktuk

Mi’kmaq knowledge holders are also offering an opportunity to learn about the Peace and Friendship treaties that govern relations in Mi’kma’ki, and about why this is a crucial time for Treaty People to step up to their respective responsibilities.

This event has been organized by the Department of Social Justice and Community Studies, Students Supporting Land and Water Protectors, and the Racialized Students Academic Network – SMU.

Venue and building entrance are accessible.

https://www.facebook.com/events/545179535974649/

Contact:

Michelle Paul: treatybeneficiaryassociation@bellaliant.com

Benita Bunjun:  

Sadie Beaton: sadie.beaton@gmail.com

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