Secwepemc Tribes Fight New Mines and Old Laws in British Columbia
Date Written: 2014-10-22
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX16925
Indigenous activists burned down a bridge in British Columbia, Canada, to prevent Imperial Metals from starting a lead and zinc mine on the lands of the Secwepemc peoples. Local tribes say that the mine may severely impact the one of the largest remaining sockeye salmon populations in the world.