Mother Earth and Resource Extraction: Women Defending Land and Water

The Wolastoqiyik Grandmothers and the Sisson Mine

In this Story of Courage, the Wolastoqiyik Grandmothers recount their struggle for the protection of Mother Earth against the Sisson Mine project in the Province of New Brunswick.

The video was recorded in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more on the Wolastoqiyik Grandmothers and the Sisson Mine, read the report “Wolastoqiyik and Mi’kmaq Grandmothers - Land/Water Defenders Sharing and Learning Circle:Generating Knowledge for Action.” 

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