Highway 6 bypass continues to be blocked after RCMP arrests at Wet’suwet’en support camp

A makeshift camp has been set up on the Caledonia By-pass under the Sixth Line bridge stopping traffic from flowing . The roadway shutdown is in support of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs fighting against construction of a pipeline through their territory and came following multiple arrests in northern B.C. last week. (Photo by Jim C. Powless) See story page 3

3 Six Nations people arrested in B.C. RCMP raid Six Nations block rail line, highway and marches in support of Wet’suwet’en By Lynda Powless Editor With bumps, bruises and a few sore ribs Skylar Williams made his way back to Six Nations earlier this week after facing a contingent of RCMP,  looking more like a military tactical unit than police, who raided the Gidimt’en Checkpoint in northern B.C., blocking pipeline access to Wet’suwet’en territory. Williams, along with singer/songwriter Logan Staats and artist Layla Black were arrested at the Yintah Access. Williams says he was arrested in a “hard take down. Me and Logan (Staats) got roughed up a little bit. Logan (Staats) took a big cut in his ear, and other cuts but he is alright.” He said about 80…

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