Posts Tagged with "abitibi"

Grassy Victory Articles

Monday, June 23, 2008


Check out these lengthy news pieces on Grassy Narrows’ victory in kicking the clear-cut logging corporations off their territory – an area three times the size of Yosemite National Park. CBC National primetime interview with Roberta Keesick Article on AlterNet Feature Article in Toronto’s Now Magazine Article on Environmental News Service newswire The Toronto [...]

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Message from JB Fobister in Grassy Narrows

Thursday, June 5, 2008


JB Fobister is a Grassy Narrows member who has been a key part of the community’s work towards self-determination. He sends this message: Six years ago when we blocked the main logging road near our small community people told us we were crazy to take on two of the largest logging companies in the world. [...]

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Grassy Narrows women take action

Tuesday, March 18, 2008


Last week women from Grassy went out to the edges of their land, near where some cutting of the forest is still taking place. One of the women sent out this statement: We will go there to feel a little bit of the suffering the land is feeling. We will go there to feel the [...]

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Grassy Narrows Clan Mothers Issue Eviction Notice

Thursday, December 13, 2007


There’s few details available, but it sounds like action may be brewing in Grassy Narrows. The message below was forwarded along with this eviction notice late last night from Judy Da Silva, a clan mother and one of many women leading the grassroots effort to end clearcut logging there. These 4 women are out there [...]

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