Port Authority orders construction on Lelu Island protest camp to stop

If I recall correctly, Lelu Island belongs to First Nations people? How is it illegal to build on one’s land?

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Lelu Island cabin tipi Cabin and tipi constructed on Lelu Island. Photo: Jeff Nicholls, Tsimshian.

by Shannon Lough, The Northern View, April 11, 2016

Protesters encamped on Lelu Island were asked to stop construction activities by the Port of Prince Rupert.

The site is where Pacific NorthWest has proposed a liquefied natural gas export terminal, which is still under review by the federal government. The protesters have occupied an area within the port’s administrative jurisdiction since the fall of 2015.

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