Tahltan

B.C. Mine Wins Injunction To Lift First Nation Blockade

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A British Columbia mine company behind a tailings pond spill has been granted a temporary court injunction against a First Nation blocking...

Supreme Court Ruling Paves Way For Tahltan's Own Land Case

Annita McPhee | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Annita McPhee

Without Tahltan consent, and against the clear wishes that our people have expressed, Fortune Minerals continues to press ahead with its plans to build the Arctos Anthracite open-pit coal mine on Mount Klappan in Tahltan territory. We will continue to work hard for our people and hope both the province and Fortune see that their current approach is not working, and the current path they are on is the wrong one.

LOOK: You've Never Seen Outhouses Like This

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

In the pristine British Columbia wilderness sit the world's most gorgeous outhouses. The award-winning latrines are such attractions that tourists...

Conflict Will Be The Norm If Mining Company Ignores Our Concerns

Annita McPhee | Posted 07.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Annita McPhee

Fortune's actions pose risks for not only their project, but also for development elsewhere in our territory. If our values and rights aren't protected and respected in critical areas such as the Sacred Headwaters, we will view the risks of development as far outweighing the benefits. Conflict could become the norm, not the exception.

Win For Sacred Headwaters

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A remote area of northwest British Columbia considered sacred by aboriginals and resource rich by mining companies has received a reprieve ...

Mining Company Retreats From Sacred Headwaters

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A Canadian mining company is moving to diffuse a growing dispute with First Nations over a proposed open pit coal mine in northern B.C., b...

Some Places on Earth Should Remain Untouched

David Suzuki | Posted 11.19.2013 | Canada
David Suzuki

Areas of Earth that have remained relatively free of industrial development have taken on a special significance. In Canada, they include awe-inspiring landscapes like the Sacred Headwaters in northwestern B.C. But the Sacred Headwaters is not protected under law. It remains at risk from a multitude of proposed mines, railways, transmission lines and other projects that will eviscerate the landscape if approved.

Sacred Headwaters Is Real Life Promised Land

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Summer Rayne Oakes

2013-01-03-ScreenShot20130103at5.06.45PM.pngIt is hard to express the beauty of this great expanse of wilderness. Situated in some of the most magnificent mountains and valleys on the alpine-arctic border, the Sacred Headwaters has truly earned its name.

Tsunami of Industrial Development Threatens B.C.'s Sacred Headwaters

Wade Davis | Posted 11.29.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Wade Davis

This is not a story of Tibet or the Amazon. It is a story of my own backyard, a land known to the Tahltan people and all the First Nations of British Columbia as the Sacred Headwaters. Through time, isolation has been the area's saving grace; now this very isolation could be its doom.