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Aug 05

Sinixt Nation explains Sinixt law and the rule of law to RCMP at Perry Ridge cultural camp

Sinixt Nation elder and spokesperson Marilyn James sits silently in chair defending the rights of the future generations of Sinixt people as an official clanmother being supported by Sinixt Chief Bob Campbell who beautifully shares his knowledge around law, Sinixt rights and his beliefs to RCMP officers who were investigate the Sinixt for mischief for defending their most basic human rights.

The footage was taken on or near July 29 2013 at the Sinixt Nation cultural encampment on slhu7kin/Perry Ridge in the Slocan Valley BC.

A few days earlier a tanker truck carrying jet-fuel for the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations crashed into Lemon Creek nearly 3000 feet directly below the Sinixt encampment. An estimated 35,000 litres of fuel contaminated our local water systems including Lemon Creek, Slocan River, Kootenay River, and the Columbia River.

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