Drums of the Great Bear: Historic Gathering Against Enbridge in Prince Rupert
by Damien Gillis l The Canadian.org
The beating of drums echoed throughout the seaside community of Prince Rupert, BC, on February 4 as thousands of First Nations and BC citizens banded together to express their opposition to the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway twin pipelines from the Alberta Tar Sands to nearby Kitimat on BC's central coast.
Watch this exclusive documentary video report on the historic gathering - featuring the Gitga'at drummers and dancers of Hartley Bay, young aboriginal signer-songwriter Ta'kaiya Blaney, local political leaders, and a number of powerful First Nations speakers.
Watch for more video from Prince Rupert over the coming week!
Damien Gillis is a Vancouver-based documentary filmmaker with a focus on environmental and social justice issues - especially relating to water, energy, and saving Canada's wild salmon.