From our friend Stuart McNish at ConversationsThatMatter.tv, some video-interviews of First Nations interest:

  • Crystal Smith, chief councillor of the Haisla Nation, on LNG and building ‘a healthy, prosperous, powerful nation.’ https://vimeo.com/271565178
  • Ellis Ross, MLA and former chief councillor of the Haisla, on consultation and accommodation on resource projects. https://vimeo.com/267680204
  • David Keane, then CEO of the BC LNG Alliance, on Asian markets for LNG: https://bit.ly/2INeYsl
  • And from the big 2018 Nation2Nation Forum in Terrace, our Karen Ogen-Toews takes part in a panel discussion on ‘Natural Resources in the Global Context.’

From APTN:

  • Hereditary Chief Helen Michelle (Skin Tyee Nation, Wet’suwet’en) supports the Coastal GasLink pipeline. APTN video
  • Fort St. John welcomes the LNG Canada project—and so do First Nations people who look forward to 40 years of opportunity. APTN video

From ResourceWorksTV:

  • Haisla Chief Councillor Crystal Smith on consultation by LNG Canada and Coastal GasLink: ‘They absolutely respected the fact that we’ve been there for thousands of years, and the knowledge that we held.’ Watch it here
  • Lisa Mueller of Nation2Nation Forums: More First Nations leaders and people are speaking up for LNG in BC. Here’s the video interview.

Some Homeland Journey videos from Resource Works:

  • Our Karen Ogen-Toews: Exports of BC LNG to Asia mean ‘everybody wins.’ First Nations people among them. Watch it here: bit.ly/2ElkIq
  • Stellat’en Nation: Chief Archie Patrick welcomes LNG-related development — if it protects the environment and the Nation’s water. Watch it here.
  • Councillor Harvey Russell lays out the terms for any development on Lax Kw’alaams land: “We have to be partners.” Homeland Journey video: https://bit.ly/2PZiY7Y
  • Mayor John Helin of the Lax Kw’alaams Nation says his people need resource opportunities, but the environment must be protected. Watch it here: bit.ly/2LuPrCu
  • Ellis Ross, MLA and member of the Haisla First Nation, on how First Nations people can be empowered and successful:  bit.ly/2EuVZ39
  • Edward Clayton, Burns Lake Native Development Corporation, on how better education is vital for Indigenous people so they can become involved in resource development on their land. bit.ly/2EyjWqj
  • Chief Corrina Leween of the Cheslatta Carrier Nation: Her community needs creative ideas to facilitate economic development. Watch: bit.ly/2PIf6rQ
  • Watch Dallas Smith on how First Nations deserve to be a bigger part of decision-making regarding development on their land: bit.ly/2QsNcVZ
  • Chief Larry Nooski talks about his Nadleh Wu’ten nation’s 40% unemployment rate; their only resource being wood. For the future, though, there’s a project agreement with the planned Coastal GasLink pipeline. Watch it here: bit.ly/2SNgg7x
  • Lisa Mueller on how change in economic development for First Nations people has to begin with their own decisions. ow.ly/GSDJ30mV04c
  • Kitsumkalum Nation: Diane Lukasser says that, with LNG on the horizon, ‘finally, things are starting to pick up’ for jobs. The video

And Facebook videos from LNG Canada:

  • Candice Wilson, environmental manager for the Haisla Nation, on ‘respectful engagement.’ Watch: https://bit.ly/2GLvpES
  • Clarisa Spencer, Councillor, Kitselas First Nation, on how LNG Canada wants ‘to do it right. See the video: https://bit.ly/2Rf9gmu
  • Bruce Watkinson, fisheries manager, Gitxaala First Nation, on working together ‘to pursue our goals and dreams.’ Here’s the video: https://bit.ly/2Lx6O5v
  • Chief Roland Willson, West Moberly Nation, partnerships to ‘make something meaningful happen.’ Watch: https://bit.ly/2PWSXWM
  • Judy Gerow, deputy chief councillor, Kitselas: LNG and ‘the opportunity to become more self-sustaining and more self-reliant.’ Watch the video: https://bit.ly/2CuLqv2
  • Clarence Innis, hereditary chief, Gitxaala: On LNG Canada ‘respecting our values, our traditional ways and our laws.’ https://bit.ly/2QLPGiw

Note: Since these videos are not hosted on our site, their ‘owners’ could remove them at any time. If you find a dead link, please let us know: communications@fnlngalliance.com. Thank you.