The Ki Ta Ski Naw Conference this last weekend was a collection of approximately 250 people who were passionate about hydro justice. Powerful keynotes by Winona LaDuke, Senator Mary Jane McCallum, and Tshaukuesh Elizabeth Penashue, were supported by workshops and … Continue reading Ki Ta Ski Naw Conference
On Friday, at Gordon Bell High School, Ellen presented her story of hydro injustices in Grand Rapids to the Manitoba Educators for Social Justice. Continue reading Ellen Cook Presents To Social Justice Teachers
ICH was busy this summer. In July, we hosted a Kohkoms’ Healing Gathering at the Grand Rapids Culture Camp. The purpose of this event was for Kohkoms from various hydro-affected communities, to get together, share their experiences, build solidarity, and … Continue reading ICH Current Projects
What about aboriginal partners?
Winnipeg Free Press, March 20, 2017
By Will Braun
Nearly 20 years ago, Manitoba Hydro began working toward the two largest aboriginal business ventures in the history of the province. Ultimately, five First Nations became partners in supposedly lucrative multi-billio- dollar dams. Chiefs spoke about prosperous futures. Hydro spoke proudly about the partnerships. Continue reading “Cree fortunes hitched to Hydro wagon”
When the water goes up behind the Keeyask dam, one family will lose more than any other. Go up the Nelson River to the Keeyask site with members of the Kitchekeesik family. And visit the remains of a relocated community … Continue reading New Short Doc