Check out these offensive tweets calling First Nations protesters
Check out these offensive tweets calling First Nations protesters
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Check out these offensive tweets calling First Nations protesters “barbarians” and “savages”

When news spread Thursday that the RCMP had just moved in on members of the Elsipogtog First Nation in Rexton, NB, to enforce a court injunction to stop a weeks-long Mi’kmaq protest aimed at blocking SWN Resources Canada from commencing shale gas exploration in the area, check out what came out of the woodwork. Remember: […]

October 18, 2013

When news spread Thursday that the RCMP had just moved in on members of the Elsipogtog First Nation in Rexton, NB, to enforce a court injunction to stop a weeks-long Mi’kmaq protest aimed at blocking SWN Resources Canada from commencing shale gas exploration in the area, check out what came out of the woodwork. Remember: First Nations leaders want a public consultation before any shale gas exploration can begin.

http://storify.com/PressProgress/racist-tweets-about-elsipogtog/embed?header=false

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