Tsleil-Waututh Nation

Tsleil-Waututh Nation

September 27, 2013 15:14 ET

Tsleil-Waututh Nation to Kinder Morgan- Kwel hoy': "We Draw the Line" against destructive fossil fuel projects

NORTH VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 27, 2013) -

What: Unveiling of Totem Pole, Sunday, September 29th, as a permanent symbol of cross-border unity among Coast Salish nations opposing destructive fossil fuel projects like the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline and tanker expansion.

Where: Tsleil-Waututh, 3010 Sleil Waututh Road, North Vancouver.

Time: 3:00 pm

Speakers, witnesses and performers include:

Jewell Praying Wolf James, Lummi Nation, Carver of Totem Pole
Chief Maureen Thomas, Tsleil-Waututh Nation
Ta-ah Amy George
Children of Takaya
Lummi Nation Singers
Guest Nations to honor Lummi Nation
Git Hayetsk Dancers "People of the Copper shield"
Sto:lo Dance Group "Tsatsu Stalqaya"

Media interviews may be arranged on Sunday in advance of the pole unveiling.

Contact Information

  • Tsleil-Waututh Nation
    Sarah Thomas
    604-617-8004

    Tsleil-Waututh Nation
    604-358-3371
    Media@twnation.ca