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Wet’suwet’en chiefs arrive in Six Nations for ‘landmark discussions,’ starting 18-day tour – CBC

Aug 03, 2022

The tour will see stops in Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs weren’t surrounded by the towering pine trees and snow-capped mountains found in northern B.C., but they still found a feeling of familiarity while standing outside a traditional longhouse on Six Nations of the Grand River in Ontario on Tuesday.

The traditional chiefs met with Haudenosaunee Hereditary Chiefs to discuss common ground and spread awareness about their battle for land sovereignty back in B.C.

“We view these landmark discussions as not just discussions but real action-oriented, real logical starting points … toward something that’s going to be working for all of us,” said Hereditary Chief Woos of the Grizzly House with the Gidimt’en Clan in B.C. (who is also known as Frank Alec).

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