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Taku River Tlingit, BC

nantaw 300 ohpimiy mamawintowina asawi Canada kiyapic aspeyimowak anima diesel ka sohkikotek. anihi Taku River Tlingit Nation kewetinohk BC wi peyakwayi First Nations kaki meskwastatwaw anima diesel ka sohkikotek animohci ka kanatahk kakayawisiwin.

kayas ohci anihi Taku River Tlingit Nation ekwa asci Atlin, BC cikihk BC/Yukon iskoni,  ki aspeyimowak anima diesel ka sohkikotek ta apacitatwaw. o nekanewak ki nohte meskwastawak anima diesel ka sohkikotek anima ohci ka kanatahk kakayawisiwin  wi kaki kakwe tipeyihtakwaw eko ekwa kiskinahamakowikamikohkwa. nantaw mitataht askiy ki wiciwewak ta osehtahk anima sipiy hydro ka kehtinahotwaw ekwa ta peyako pamihisotwaw animohci diesel kakayawisiwin. anohc ekwa wiyawaw anima ocenas Atlin ayawak kahkiyaw kakayawisiwin. otisowak ekwa anihoci turbines ka sipwepitahkwaw mistahi osihcikewin isipayow ayiwak 5 gigawatts. espi ohci, ewko osehcikewin kahkiyaw meskwastawak anihi diesel isipayihcikemakahkwa 1.2 million litres tahto askiy (3,3000 litres peyak kisikakihk) fuel, nantaw4500 tons astamih GHGekwa atoskewin mistah ehtakon otayisi, XEITL wi Tlingit sihkatamwak  ‘waskotepayiw’ ahpwe ‘maskawisewin’.

wehewew Melina Laboucan-Massimo kiwikew Atlin, BC ti ka nakiskawat onekanewak kawi pimitisahakwaw kanaci kakayawisiwin. e pimitisahakwaw nehiyaw wiyasowewin ta kiskinohtahetwaw ta isi pimatisehotwaw. oma kakiskeyihtamihk  ‘Relaw’ ayiwak ekwa ta kikeyehtah oma nehiyaw wiyasowewin, Melina kiwikew North Vancouver’s Tsleil Waututh Nation ta kehtinahot tanihkih metoni ka pakwatamihk anima Kinder Morgan.

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