Quebec: Innu block access to mining projects on their territory

Innu communities are blocking access to two mining projects in northeastern Quebec and western Labrador in an attempt to protect their Indigenous rights and ensure no mining can proceed on their territory without their prior consent.

Innu Blockade, supported by the Innu Strategic Alliance.

At the moment, roughly 100 Innu from the communities of Matimekush-Lac John and Uashat mak Mani-Utenam are attending the blockade, which officially began on Friday, June

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Posted on 18 June, 2010, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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