Federal approval was granted on December 6th and failed to address the concerns of the ACFN. The ACFN will continue to explore all options to challenge this decision http://www.cbc.ca/news/aboriginal/jac... ****
Indigenous people living downstream from the tar sands explain in their own words why they are saying enough is enough.
Shell Canada is proposing two new tar sands mine projects in northern Alberta, Canada. From the perspective of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nations (ACFN), whose lands will be affected by both Shell mines, governments are not fulfilling the promises of Treaty 8. This has led them to file a challenge to the Jackpine Mine proposal under section 35 of the Canadian Constitution.
Producer/Directors: Eriel Deranger and Melina Laboucan-Massimo
Videographers: Eagle Claw Thom & Zack Embree
Music: Meander River Dene Drummers
Recorded and engineered by: Taro Hashimoto & Curtis Cardinal
Additional Music:Dexter Britain "Into the Electric Fields" "Together in the Empty" freemusicarchive.org