channel: 2010 Olympic Boycott
Defenders of the Land: a network of Indigenous communities and activists in land struggle across CanadaNovember 2008 – Winnipeg - 13 interviews -133 minutes
British Columbia is largely unceded and non-surrendered Indigenous territories. The 2010 Vancouver Olympics is a massive land grab, increasing displacement, ecological destruction, and continuing the hidden Genocide in Canada.
For more information about this campaign to Boycott the 2010 Olympics: http://no2010.com/
Visit the new blog - Word of the Rings - which aims to serve as a one-stop examination at what’s happening behind the scenes in the lead up to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and Whistler.
Pina will be your guide through these (somewhat) uncharted waters. We will get up close and personal with the powerful, yet bizarre troupe called VANOC and examine the effects of the Games on local residents, small business owners, municipal debt loads, real estate prices, the environment, the homeless and housing.