Wet’suwet’en leaders and Mixtec, Otomi & Nahua land defenders are coming together to resist TC Energy’s pipelines on their territories.
Travelling 4000 kilometers east from Wet’suwet’en territory and north from Puebla, Hidalgo, and Veracruz, Mexico, these land defenders will converge in Toronto to build their shared resistance to Canadian company TC Energy’s colonial pipeline projects!
Featuring Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief Na’Moks, Wet’suwet’en land defenders Molly Wickham (Sleydo’) and Eve Saint, Otomi land defender Salvador Aparicio Olvera, and Mixtec land defender Ortencia Reyes Valdivia.
FILM SCREENING AND PANEL
6:30pm, Native Canadian Centre of Toronto (Spadina Station)
RALLY AND MARCH
1:00PM, Nathan Phillips Square (Toronto City Hall)
Meet in Nathan Phillips Square at 1pm for speeches and a march through the heart of downtown Toronto, where we will make some noise outside of major landmarks of the colonial-capitalist extractive industry!
RSVP below and spread the word!
Organized by Rising Tide Toronto, Indigenous Climate Action, World BEYOND War, the Mining Injustice Solidarity Network, and EUC York.
Thank you to the hundreds of people who showed up in Toronto to stand with these land defenders.
Here is the recording of the panel and film screening on October 13.
The films that were screened during this event were:
- The global premiere of a preview of a new film on the struggle to defend the land in Mexico to be launched in full this winter: Tlapehuala La lucha de las mujeres
- Invasion (we watched the first 9 minutes)
- KKR, Coastal GasLink and General DaviD Petraeus (we watched the first 8 minutes)
Thank you to LeftStreamed (www.youtube.com/@LeftStreamed) for filming and producing this recording.