Elsipogtog hopes for healing, braces for treaty fight

On Dec. 6, SWN Resources announced it was halting its shale gas exploration for the year, incomplete. Now, as the community awaits the Texan firm’s likely future return, Windspeaker has learned the community is launching healing circles to deal with the trauma of the police raid, as well as contemplating a court battle over their treaty rights.

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RCMP crackdown on Elsipogtog anti-fracking blockade spurs over 50 protests in support

A New Brunswick anti-fracking blockade organizer claims an officer punched her in the head so hard her glasses flew off, sparking an escalating confrontation that ended with 40 arrests, six torched police vehicles, and RCMP allegations they found bombs, rifles and bear spray in the camp.

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