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Jan 24 Mi'kmaq Warriors - Coady Jipol @ SFU H/C Strategy Session

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Coady shares his personal story, which turns the scholarly term ‘transgenerational historic trauma’ into an easily understood truth, and explains why he had no choice but to become a warrior to attempt to end the colonial-serving cycle of violence he has been born into.

Coady Jipol of the Mi'kmaq Warriors Society spoke at a strategy session co-sponsored by First Nations Studies SFU, and the English Department, SFU at the downtown Harbour Centre campus Friday, January 24th, on unceded Coast Salish Territories.

Members of the Mi'kmaq Warriors Society, who have been arrested and incarcerated at Elsipogtog, New Brunswick, are on a speaking tour in January and February to raise awareness about their struggle against fracking, their ongoing assertion and exercise of nationhood, and the repression they face from police and courts.

"Our warriors are still being mistreated in the system, justice for our political prisoners of war." Suzanne Patles

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