Tribute to Harriet Nahanee, Aboriginal elder & activist. Harriet died after spending 9 days in jail for protesting Olympic development through Eagleridge bluffs, traditional Squamish territory. Prison news. Music from DJ BuzyB.
Stark Raven Media Collective - Emily Aspinwall, Tiffany Chong, Louise Croft, Marge Lam
[3:25-16:16] Music by DJ BuzyB
[19:07-48:04] (includes one song)
TRIBUTE TO HARRIET NAHANEE
Harriet Nahanee was a great grandmother, a Squamish elder and a fighter. Harriet was 71 when she died on Saturday February 24th. She died only a few weeks after spending nine days in the Surrey Pre-Trial Centre. She was sent to the jail after being charged with criminal contempt of court for her actions protesting the highway expansion through Eagleridge Bluffs, traditional Squamish territory. At the time of her sentencing she was weak from the flu and asthma. Despite this, she was sentenced to 14 days in what is know to be a hell hole of a jail.
Stark Raven speaks with Skundaal, Selina Barton and Rose Henry, three activist warrior women & friends of Harriet Nahanee. They share stories of Harriet, her vision and how the community is responding to her death.
More on the death of Harriet Nahanee:
[51:21-57:06] Prison News
-Betty Krawcyzk heading back to jail for 10 month sentence for Eagleridge protests
-Only women's minimum prison in Canada slated to close
-Canada's Defence Minister amends prison transfer agreement with Afghanistan to include human rights monitors
-BC's complaint commissioner turns down job heading public inquiry into the death of Frank Paul.
-Use of force by guards in Canada's prisons jumps by twenty percent
-Extension of two controversial anti-terrorism measures voted down
**Show includes intro/extro, show & station IDs, music and announcements.
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Stark Raven Show: Mar 5th, Tribute to Harriet Nahanee