March 11, 2019

Did anti-oil activists plant First Nations artifacts to halt BC pipeline construction?

Keean BexteRebel Contributor

The location where indigenous artifacts conveniently appeared on the Coastal Gaslink pipeline route is almost certainly not the primordial location of the objects.

In an embarrassing report released Friday by the BC Oil and Gas Commission, “The soils upon which the artifacts were found would not typically contain any such cultural artifacts and this was likely not their original location.”

The anti-oil and gas activists who allegedly found two lithic tools have some tough questions coming their way. The notice to Coastal Gaslink, and the government of BC, which triggered sections of British Columbia’s Heritage Conservation Act, effectively stopped one of the few lifelines for Canada’s energy sector in its tracks. 

Coastal Gas Link, as you might know, is the 670-kilometer pipeline that would carry Canadian natural gas from Dawson Creek to Kitimat British Columbia. As expected, eco-radicals are trying every trick in the book to keep Western Canada’s energy sector gasping for air.

First, it started with an illegal blockade at the arbitrarily located Unist'ot'en camp. The Tides- and Forest Ethics- funded fake First Nation known as the Society of the Wet’suwet’en was self-admittedly behind this blockade. The mainstream media, of course, lent legitimacy to this group by calling them a real, registered First Nation.

That couldn’t be farther from the case, as I reported in an earlier story. The CBC lied about them, to make them, and their message, sound real.

Now, to be clear, there is a Wet’su’weten First Nation, but this was not them. In fact, the Chief of the real Wet’su’weten signed on to Coastal Gas Link agreement, bringing in millions for her First Nation. She thought it was a great project that would benefit her aboriginal constituents, and that was that – or so they thought.

Instead of listening to the legitimate, elected, female leader of the Wet’suwet’en, five men running the Wet’suwet’en activist company bulldozed over Chief Karen Ogen’s wishes, and set up this illegal blockade.

It turns out, it wasn’t just the then female Chief that these activists betrayed; The Globe and Mail reported that the men running the Wet’su’weten company also revoked the hereditary titles of three women who supported the pipeline deal.

Lately, anti-oil activism in British Columbia has corrupted local indigenous groups with foreign cash, manipulating them to set up blockades, and legal action to stop the pipelines at any cost.

As the 670-kilometer pipeline inches closer and closer to coming online, I would not be surprised if these cowardly attempts become more and more desperate, and more and more dangerous.

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commented 2019-03-15 00:00:10 -0400

This thread was a real challenge….but that’s good…Watch this animation about the legend of the cannibal phenomina that the natives called WENDIGO

Why would they sacrifice scarce lodge poles to make a platform for the dead…for forensic police work….if you place the dead too high for animals to reach…and the dead are tampered with….then you know you have a WENDIGO in your midst…and knowing THAT was worth the value of the poles.

Let go of the notion that things have to make sense in the scope of what makes sense to you.
commented 2019-03-14 17:39:56 -0400
Word is, that this issue has been straightened out.. The “Artifacts” have been returned to local Beer and Liquor Stores.. A nice profit was made on said Artifacts.. Now, don’t tell me you all were thinking the same thing?
commented 2019-03-14 01:34:20 -0400
Charred Remains…the reason why I treat this subject with such passion is because it takes me back to the reason why I defend freedom of speach.

I was sitting in a high school class room…resented because I was one of the “egg heads” lately from a failed experiment with “gifted children”…as Stephan Molineaux will tell you we are the most despised and hunted of all humans.

The subject matter being taught that day was the poem “The Ryme of the Ancient Mariner” (which I had already studied years before in the “privilaged” group) so my attention was lapsed…and I was stareing out the window…now called ADHD…back then it was called “euboreme”…;-)


“I think it means that he confessed to resorting to canibalism … he lived off of the corpses of the beautifull men just like the thousand slimy things that lived on”

The class laughed…and I was sent to the principal for punishment …fortunately the principal got it…but from that day forward…I became PASSIONATE…about freedom of speach.
commented 2019-03-14 01:15:38 -0400
commented 2019-03-12 22:38:45 -0400
Just as a footnote on native views of how the dead are to be treated….the Lakota did not scalp Custer at Little Big Horn…the warrior who killed Custer came to take his scalp…but the Lokota woman with whom he had an affair pleaded with him not to….he cut off one of Custer’s finger tips as a war trophy…the woman then reamed out Custer’s ears with a sewing awl so that he would be a better listener in the next life.

All US Cavalry troops were found where they fell, and with the exception of Custer…all were scalped and mutilated in a way that would inconvenience them in the next life….no Indian dead were found left on the battle field.

In light of this I find it doubtfull that natives were cynical callous or indifferent about the dead.
commented 2019-03-12 21:49:13 -0400
CHARRED REMAINS commented 1 hour ago
You’re talking about them feeding their dead to their dogs… Eskimos and Inuit used to practice cannibalism when food was short


Which is why they were despised by all other tribes and were deemed not to be trusted…they were WENDIGO
commented 2019-03-12 19:45:36 -0400
Have you seen the movie the Grey with Liam Neeson?…..If you don’t want the wolves to eat you and your children….you must make sure that they never get the chance to eat your dead.
commented 2019-03-12 19:29:38 -0400
Charred Remains….if a young hunter/brave could get enough buffalo hides to afford a Henry lever action repeating rifle (there were lots of those at Little Big Horn and Wounded Knee flash point was over a brave who had one refusing to give it up)…then things were not so impoverished that they would feed their dead to their dogs.

When I was learning about funerals and commerations I came across this story. There was a Neanderthal grave found in Iran. The fellow in it got messed up bad in his late teens or early twenties with catastrophic broken limbs…from battle or from a hunt? who can say…but he lived into his forties before he died…so people cared about him and looked after him. There was something peculiar found in the grave…there was a yellow layer all around and below the skeleton. Upon analysis it proved to be lycopodium…flower pollen….his grave had been chock full of flowers when they put him in it. Not what you would think of Neanderthals .

Some people honour their dead more than others.
commented 2019-03-12 18:49:22 -0400
Glenn Craig, I heard a few years ago that in Vilnius they were digging foundations or something. They dug up the remains of Napoleons defeated troops in large numbers. Lots of holocaust sites as well. The holocaust actually began in Lithuania even before the Einsatzgruppen arrived.
commented 2019-03-12 15:23:23 -0400
Can’t seem to post the link to the Michigan copper mine but it is there to be found and it is bronze age and the copper did make it to the Mediterranean market. In fact there are several articles on it.
commented 2019-03-12 15:18:15 -0400
The shelter of the dead man is just dead weight
commented 2019-03-12 15:11:31 -0400
People spend a lot on caskets.
commented 2019-03-12 15:09:28 -0400
Another point Charred Remains….the plains indian culture is entirely post Columbus…their horses were stolen from the Spanish and that lifestyle was impossible without horses.
commented 2019-03-12 15:04:39 -0400
Charred Remains….look up the “red ochre” copper pot burials and the large bronze age copper mine found in the Great Lakes region. I met an archeologist who found one of these copper pot burial sites and got into a clash with natives over trying to excavate it. It is a good point about the availability of wood on the prairies, but if they had lodge poles for teepees they had suitable posts and racking for platform burials.
commented 2019-03-12 11:10:29 -0400
Al I knew a Lithuanian from Vilnius. He said you could not dig a flower garden anywhere in the area where he grew up without finding skeletal remains and people just got indifferent about it. Some of the bloodiest battles of the Ost Front were fought there along with activities of partizans that are now legendary.
commented 2019-03-12 10:41:53 -0400
Liza, I guess the Lithuanians didn’t see him as a poor guy. He was likely part of the German or Soviet army. He mayn’t have been German or Russian. Both were intruders and oppressors. But both used various ethnicities (sometimes press-ganged onto service) to supply the need for troops. Still, you’d think it would be the decent thing to do.
commented 2019-03-12 09:03:24 -0400
CHARRED REMAINS….Natives did not bury their dead in the ground …other than the bronze age “red ocre” people who burried their dead in copper pots….but they had digging impliments. The only natives who burried their dead in the ground were post Columbian converts to Catholicism who could buy shovels from white men.

Native “burial grounds” consisted of racks to keep the body out of reach of animals. On the east coast they hung them in hammock cocoons from tree branches. Natives still deem these sites sacred and hallowed but human remains are seldom found there. Any “Indian burial ground” where bodies are burried is usually attached to a Catholic church.

My brother and I discovered seven “butter box baby” graves on a disputed part of his property. These are probably from the Ideal Maternity Home in Chester Nova Scotia that was operated by Lilla Coolen-Young. The RCMP have photographed the gravesites and the matter is under investigation….since last August….it is remarkable how little anyone gives a shit….they were unwanted then and nobody wants to know about them now.

Which I must say makes me admire the natives for being zealous about the places where what belongs to Father Sky and Mother Earth is reclaimed from their children. For the white man , when that last person who remembers where your grave is located dies….you just cease to exist…..and nobody cares…..nothing is sacred when nobody cares.
commented 2019-03-12 01:44:12 -0400
Big surprise. The year of the hoax by hucksters. The fact that they can go against the legitimate Chief, and what the people she represents want is amazing to me. Its being held up by a few frauds who are being manipulated and have the power of big foreign money to prop them up. Everybody knows it, so why can’t this charade be stopped?

My gawd Al what a story! Poor guy.
commented 2019-03-12 00:39:58 -0400
Yeah… Right next door to “red brother” laying “traditional hunting lands” claims which cover over 120 per cent of B.C. lands… “Somebody” is having a bad memory or just downright lying???
commented 2019-03-12 00:10:15 -0400
Wow the leftist nut jobs are pulling out all the stops now,what will they try next-blowing up existing pipelines? These are radical loons!!
commented 2019-03-11 23:37:09 -0400
Al, maybe the “hammer” was a gavel, since he/she/it is scarce… One can only hope,
commented 2019-03-11 22:19:27 -0400
Which again makes a bloke ask, why do leftists want to believe and promulgate lies?
commented 2019-03-11 22:18:37 -0400
C. WHITE commented 3 hours ago

Can you imagine China, India, Central Asia, North Africa, Europe ceasing all development because a handful of artifacts were discovered? They do a survey, then proceed.
C. White. when I lived in the former Soviet Union, the city we were in was replacing water lines under the sidewalks. They uncovered remains pf a body from WWII. I assumed they would stop the project and have an investigation and a proper burial. After a couple of weeks whatever the kids and dogs didn’t drag away got pushed back in the ditch. Whoever the guy was had a nice set of teeth.

They also dug up an unexploded 250 lb bomb. They closed the University next to it but not our college which was not much further back. It got hauled away somewhere and detonated.
commented 2019-03-11 22:13:43 -0400
Big News! 100 days with no sign of a hammer falling!
commented 2019-03-11 21:48:04 -0400
The problematic relations here are with the white liberal Indig Nation.
commented 2019-03-11 19:55:59 -0400
CTV even had an article about these fake artifacts. Canadians are really getting tired of whiny First Nations goons. We aren’t racists but we wish those trouble-making fecal disturbers would shut up. The real fault is in the white guilt industrial complex. How many more times must we apologize? After a while, this just makes us angry that our apologies aren’t enough. It’s time to end the reserve ghetto and let them assimilate like everybody else has to. Suppose I’ll get in trouble for writing this now.
commented 2019-03-11 19:34:44 -0400
Shocking, but not at all surprising…for the left. The Indians are just useful props for the Globalists.
The left are desperate to get their way – whatever that is, and they don’t really know – and yet they will resort to any lie or criminal or immoral act to get their way…and rationalize and justify it! The end always befits the means for the left, it’s part and parcel of their moral relativism.
In the past these lefties have usually morphed into Communists, NAZIs, or any kind of authoritarian totalitarianism or fascist state. It’s their nature and an essential element of their mental disorder – liberalism!
It’s past time to shut the left down!
commented 2019-03-11 19:24:19 -0400
I can not figure out the logic of stopping any development because artifacts were discovered. Artifacts are always going to be discovered, and most due to civilizations pre-dating the current “indigenous” population. Where I live, most of the artifacts are Beaver, who became victims of a genocide by the Cree who supplanted them.

If artifacts are discovered, by all means, archeologists should be called for a survey. But after collection and survey, proceed.

Can you imagine China, India, Central Asia, North Africa, Europe ceasing all development because a handful of artifacts were discovered? They do a survey, then proceed.
commented 2019-03-11 18:06:41 -0400
Gender discrimination in First Nations?? Say it ain’t so… If anything, the relationship between First Nations and the “Greedy” White Colonialists in the West is becoming more entertaining by the day… A bit of advice to those in First Nations that have the desire to “move ahead”, and do what’s best for all… Play the same game, or lose… The Inuit figured it out long ago.. Prosperity came to the North via the DEW Line…