Watching the resistance – Columbia Journalism Review


Watching the resistance

Watching the resistance

In western Canada, land defenders keep filming

via Columbia Journalism Review: https://www.cjr.org/special_report/wetsuweten-land-defenders-canada-gidimten.php/

As it is, newsrooms don’t necessarily prioritize sustained, nonviolent opposition in editorial decision-making. “The public eye wants violence and destruction, but turns away from our quiet resistance,” wrote Anne Spice, a Tlingit sociologist, and Denzel Sutherland-Wilson, a Gitxsan land defender, in the New Inquiry in 2019. “People are less interested in our governance systems operating as they should.”


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