Secwepemc Women’s Warrior Society Joins Occupation Of Williams Lake Indian Band Office

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Photo: Williams Lake Indian Band Occupation via Facebook Photo: Williams Lake Indian Band Occupation/Facebook

By Red Power Media, Staff | May 25, 2016

OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM SECWEPEMC WOMEN’S WARRIOR SOCIETY

The Secwepemc Women’s Warrior Society has joined the non-violent occupation of the Secwepemc Williams Lake Indian Band Office to continue to fight for our Nation, our Women, our Youth, our Future Generations. A sacred fire has been lit to call our People together to address the corruption of the Elected Chief and Band Council system imposed on us by the colonial Canadian government.

RCMP officers, aiming their guns at the unarmed Secwepemc occupiers, have surrounded the building and have arrested and charged April Thomas, a Secwepemc woman who just returned from presenting the plight of the Secwepemc Nation to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in Geneva and is known in the community for her opposition to the elected band council system.

Secwepemc families…

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