Haida Delegation Heads to Lelu Island

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On August 22nd, a delegation of Haida elders, youth, and children will travel to Lelu Island to support the Tsimshian occupation there. The Lelu Island encampment is preventing contractors for Pacific Northwest LNG from completing preliminary work at the mouth of the Skeena. Tsimshian territory has never been ceded to Canada or BC, and this encampment serves also to assert Tsimshian title to the area.  Support has been offered from surrounding nations, including the Haida. The Gathering Allies Society is subsidizing travel costs for this gathering.