Rita Wong

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Sep 8, 2010
Wollaston Lake open-pit uranium mines, Saskatchewan. Photo:Google Earth

Keepers of the Water: A wake-up call from the North

Rita Wong
Uranium is mined in Dene Nation territory in Saskatchewan, with results similar to the tar sands. It shows we can't talk about energy in Canada without considering water and water security.
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Aug 19, 2010
Organized and led by Indigenous people and welcome to everyone, roughly a 100 walkers trekked through a 13-kilometre loop that could be called the Ground Zero of Alberta's dirty oil industry. Photo: Jason Franson.

A healing walk around the tar sands dead zone

Rita Wong
I felt incapable of addressing the huge, overwhelming scale of the destruction. Yet, on this walk, the sick feeling co-existed with a quietly hopeful one, invoked by the efforts of my co-walkers.
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Jul 24, 2015

Reflections on the power of the Unist'ot'en Camp

Rita Wong
Rita Wong is a woman of Canadian citizenship and Chinese descent. She attended the sixth annual Unist'ot'en Action Camp in northern B.C. Read about her experience here.
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