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Tsilhqot’in To Hold Water and Drum Ceremony on steps of BC Court of Appeal – My Cariboo Now

Mar. 21st, 2019

The Tsilhqot’in Nation will be in Vancouver to mark World Water Day and their fight to protect their land.

The Tsilhqot’in Nation and other First Nation Chiefs will be holding a water and drum ceremony Friday morning before entering the BC Court of Appeal seeking an injunction to halt drilling for Taseko Mines’ proposed New Prosperity gold-copper mine 185 kilometers southwest of Williams Lake.

“It’s BC Courts we’ve never had success with B.C. We’ve always had success with the federal government through the Supreme Court of Canada so that’s where our success lies in,” said Chief Jimmy Lulula.

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