Warning Secwépemc Notice Re: Non-Consensual Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project

Neskonlith te Secwépemc, acknowledge and respect the collectively held title and rights by the Secwépemc Peoples throughout Secwépemculecw. The initial pipeline that was put through these territorial lands did not have the consent of our Secwépemc Peoples, nor does the proposed twinning of the pipeline. Any provincially or federally issued permits or construction notices, or activities on these lands are NOT CONSENTED TO as these are unceded, non-surrendered, Secwépemc Title lands and waters, not relinquished under any historic Treaty, Comprehensive Land Claims Settlement Agreements, Self-Government Agreements or any other Legislative Arrangements.

· Neskonlith does not consent to destruction, displacement or disturbance to cultural or sacred sites/areas.

· Neskonlith does not consent to the development of any site for TMX Pipeline worker camps, also known as man camps.

· Neskonlith does not consent to the TMX Stockpile Site on unceded Secwépemc Title Lands.

· Neskonlith does not consent to any contractors, or workers occupying, using or disturbing Secwépemc Title Lands for the purposes of carrying out any non-consensual activities connected to the TMX Pipeline Expansion Project.

· Neskonlith does not consent to any cutting or removal of trees connected to the TMX Pipeline Expansion Project.

· Neskonlith does not consent to any water disturbances, diversion, changes or re-routing in and about lakes, rivers or streams, or placement of anti-spawning mats, or the disturbance or transportation or use of water connected to the TMX Pipeline Expansion Project.

· Neskonlith does not consent to any construction activities, including any rutting, compaction, erosion or exposure of soils or altering natural surface drainage patterns, connected to the TMX Pipeline Expansion Project.

· Neskonlith does consent to any construction of stream, lake, river or wetland crossings, such as the construction of bridges or culverts connected to the TMX Pipeline Expansion Project.

· Neskonlith does not consent to any land transfers connected to the Trans Mountain Pipeline NOTICE ISSUED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE NESKONLITH INDIAN BAND!

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Chief Judy Wilson Skat’sin te Secwépemc Neskonlith

Cell 1-250-320-7738 or Office 1-250-679-3295

   Email: judywilson@neskonlith.net

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