British Columbia: Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs Pleased With Peaceful End To Blockade
The Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs are pleased the blockade of the Chiefs' office in Hazelton has come to a peaceful end. The Simgiigyet (chiefs) had been unable to access their building since December 2011.
“We are happy to see the R.C.M.P. was able to remove the blockade without incident, though we paid a six month penalty waiting for them to do so,“ says Gwaans (Bev Clifton Percival), “Throughout it...
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