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What FNWARM Stands For?

THE CURRENT REALITY

The mining industry has the financial and human resources to fight for what it wants, and the political lobbying resources to wage its campaigns. Yet as of 2010 there had not been a major new metals mine open in BC since the ...

THE PROBLEM

Many companies still believe they can get around the law and First Nations rights. They spend their time and resources trying to divide communities, or to limit their involvement in the process. They spend fortunes on PR campaigns that portray ...

THE FUTURE

Some more enlightened mining companies have realized that working with First Nations is not only the key to complying with the courts and getting approval for a project, but is also the key to future certainly for their projects ...

News Releases

UBCIC Commends Marilyn Baptiste on Winning Major Environmental Award and for Leadership in Saving Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) from Development

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 2015 (Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. – April 21, 2015)  The Union of BC Indian Chiefs is deeply honoured to congratulate Xeni Gwet’in Councillor Marilyn Baptiste, in winning the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize for her leadership in defeating...
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Tsilhqot’in Congratulate Councilor Marilyn Baptiste as recipient of Goldman Environmental Prize Winner

PRESS RELEASE Williams Lake, BC (April 20, 2015): The Tsilhqot’in National Government today congratulated one of its own, Xeni Gwet’in Councilor and former chief Marilyn Baptiste on being awarded the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize – the world’s largest international award for...
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Goldman NR – BC First Nation Woman One of Six International Heroes Honored by Goldman Environmental Prize

CNW – Mon April 20 A BC First Nations woman is the latest Canadian recipient of the world’s largest international prize for grassroots environmental activists, awarded by the Goldman Environmental Foundation. Xeni Gwet’in Councillor and former chief Marilyn Baptiste is one...
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BC’s FNWARM sees Goldman Environmental Prize award as a sign of international focus on BC mining problems

Williams Lake BC: Mon. April 20, 2015: BC’s First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining says the awarding of the world’s largest international environmental activism prize to its member and co-founder Marilyn Baptiste is a victory for all fighting to reform an unfair and...
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