Teztan Biny (Fish Lake)

 

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“Blue Gold: The Tsilhqot’in Fight for Teztan Biny (Fish Lake)”

A film by Susan Smitten.

~ Winner of two Honourable Mentions for Best Conservation Message and Best Use of Natural Sound in the Montana CINE International Film Festival! ~

Blue Gold expresses the Tsilhqot’in peoples’  rejection of Taseko Mines Ltd.’s initial proposal to drain Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) in order to stockpile mining waste.

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It is not possible for us to agree

to the destruction of the land

that sustains us.”

~ former Chief Marilyn Baptiste,

Xeni Gwet’in Nation.

For more information:

For a summary of the second Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency report, see <http://www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca/050/documents/p63928/95790E.pdf&gt;

See the Tsilhqot’in Nation’s statement in preparation for the second Federal Review Panel public hearing on Taseko Mines Ltd.’s proposal for the New Prosperity mine: <http://www.raventrust.com/media/fishlake/20130620TsilhqotinNationPreparesforPanelHearings.pdf

For a Summary of the first Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency report, see  <http://fonv.ca/fishlake&gt;

Backgrounder at <fihttp://www.raventrust.com/fishlaketeztanbiny/video-bluegold.html>  and <http://www.raventrust.com/

July 22, 2013 – Aug. 23, 2013: Second Federal Review panel hearings on New Prosperity Mine Proposal.  Details at: <http://www.raventrust.com/events.html&gt;

Fish Lake Alliance Documents page:  <http://www.fishlakealliance.ca/Support_Documents.html&gt;

Friends of Fish Lake:  <https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfFishLake?ref=hl&gt;

R.A.V.E.N Overview:  <http://www.raventrust.com/fishlaketeztanbiny.html&gt;

Photo credit: Lorraine Weir

 

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