In Marseille, France last week, the Council of Canadians met with Blaine Grinder at the Alternative World Water Forum.
As he notes in his blog, “My name is Blaine Grinder I am an Indigenous leader of Tl’etinqox, one of the six communities of the Tsilhqot’in Nation, I have been asked by Chiefs as well as Nation members to come to Marseille France World Water forum 6, March 12-17, 2012, to represent our Nation in our fight to protect our rights to clean water and Protect Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) from mining. …The Tsilhqot’in Nation is looking to support others in their fight for clean water, get the message out there internationally to keep the Canadian Government accountable for their actions…”
To read his full blog, please go to http://raventrust.com/blog/2012-03/from-teztan-biny-to-marseilles-taking-the-fish-lake-issue-to-the-world-water-forum.html.
The Council of Canadians continues to stand in solidarity with the Tsilhqot’in Nation in the protection of their waters and lands, http://www.canadians.org/water/issues/TIAs/teztan-biny.html.