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Blockades across Canada to protest pipeline

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs block access to the Port of Vancouver as part of protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada February 24, 2020. Protesters blocked railways and ports and held demonstrations across the country in support of the Wet'suwet'en Nation, an indigenous community whose hereditary chiefs oppose construction of British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline project on their lands. 
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs block access to the Port of Vancouver as part of protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada February 24, 2020. Protesters blocked railways...more

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs block access to the Port of Vancouver as part of protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada February 24, 2020. Protesters blocked railways and ports and held demonstrations across the country in support of the Wet'suwet'en Nation, an indigenous community whose hereditary chiefs oppose construction of British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline project on their lands. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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Police block access to highways as supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs march as part of protests against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Montreal, Quebec, February 25. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Police block access to highways as supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs march as part of protests against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Montreal, Quebec, February 25. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Police block access to highways as supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs march as part of protests against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Montreal, Quebec, February 25. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
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A woman holds up a feather as supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs march as part of protests against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Montreal, Quebec, February 25. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

A woman holds up a feather as supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs march as part of protests against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Montreal, Quebec, February 25. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

A woman holds up a feather as supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs march as part of protests against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Montreal, Quebec, February 25. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
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First Nation's members watch from a second encampment as a tire fire burns on train tracks, just after the first Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) freight train passed through the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in weeks, in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

First Nation's members watch from a second encampment as a tire fire burns on train tracks, just after the first Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) freight train passed through the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in weeks, in Tyendinaga, Ontario,...more

First Nation's members watch from a second encampment as a tire fire burns on train tracks, just after the first Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) freight train passed through the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in weeks, in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs march as part of protests against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Montreal, Quebec, February 25. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs march as part of protests against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Montreal, Quebec, February 25. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs march as part of protests against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Montreal, Quebec, February 25. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs march as part of protests against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Montreal, Quebec, February 25. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs march as part of protests against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Montreal, Quebec, February 25. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs march as part of protests against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Montreal, Quebec, February 25. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
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Police officers raid a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Police officers raid a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Police officers raid a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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Two women from neighbouring Prince Edward County hold signs in solidarity with the Tyendinage Mohawks, whose camp next to a railway was raided by police the day before, in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 25. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Two women from neighbouring Prince Edward County hold signs in solidarity with the Tyendinage Mohawks, whose camp next to a railway was raided by police the day before, in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 25. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Two women from neighbouring Prince Edward County hold signs in solidarity with the Tyendinage Mohawks, whose camp next to a railway was raided by police the day before, in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 25. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers guard the site of a dismantled Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) train tracks in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 25. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers guard the site of a dismantled Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) train tracks in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 25. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers guard the site of a dismantled Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) train tracks in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 25. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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A youth lights a fire on train tracks just after the first Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) train passed through the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, after a camp next to the tracks was raided by police earlier in the day, in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

A youth lights a fire on train tracks just after the first Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) train passed through the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, after a camp next to the tracks was raided by police earlier in the day, in Tyendinaga, Ontario,...more

A youth lights a fire on train tracks just after the first Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) train passed through the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, after a camp next to the tracks was raided by police earlier in the day, in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Protestors stand by a blockade closing a road in Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, south of Montreal, Quebec, February 25. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Protestors stand by a blockade closing a road in Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, south of Montreal, Quebec, February 25. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Protestors stand by a blockade closing a road in Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, south of Montreal, Quebec, February 25. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs block the entrance to the Port of Vancouver at Hastings street and Clark Drive, as part of protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 24. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs block the entrance to the Port of Vancouver at Hastings street and Clark Drive, as part of protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Vancouver, British Columbia, February...more

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs block the entrance to the Port of Vancouver at Hastings street and Clark Drive, as part of protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 24. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs block the entrance to the Port of Vancouver at Hastings street and Clark Drive, as part of protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 24. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs block the entrance to the Port of Vancouver at Hastings street and Clark Drive, as part of protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Vancouver, British Columbia, February...more

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs block the entrance to the Port of Vancouver at Hastings street and Clark Drive, as part of protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 24. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs block access to the Port of Vancouver as part of protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 24. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs block access to the Port of Vancouver as part of protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 24. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs block access to the Port of Vancouver as part of protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 24. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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Police officers make an arrest during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. 

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Police officers make an arrest during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Police officers make an arrest during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Police officers make an arrest during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Police officers make an arrest during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Police officers make an arrest during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Police stand guard during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Police stand guard during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Police stand guard during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Police officers make an arrest during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Police officers make an arrest during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Police officers make an arrest during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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CN employees test the train signals after a police raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

CN employees test the train signals after a police raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

CN employees test the train signals after a police raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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People stand next to a pile of tires on fire near to a second smaller encampment during a raid on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory main camp in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

People stand next to a pile of tires on fire near to a second smaller encampment during a raid on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory main camp in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

People stand next to a pile of tires on fire near to a second smaller encampment during a raid on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory main camp in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Protestors rally in support of Wet'suwet'en in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Blair Gable

Protestors rally in support of Wet'suwet'en in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Blair Gable

Protestors rally in support of Wet'suwet'en in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Blair Gable
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Protestors rally in support of Wet'suwet'en in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Blair Gable

Protestors rally in support of Wet'suwet'en in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Blair Gable

Protestors rally in support of Wet'suwet'en in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, February 24. REUTERS/Blair Gable
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs block the CN rail lines near Glen Dr. and Venables as part of protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 23. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs block the CN rail lines near Glen Dr. and Venables as part of protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 23. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs block the CN rail lines near Glen Dr. and Venables as part of protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 23. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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Counter-demonstrator Chandra Datta protests near the railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, against the ongoing CN Railway train stoppages caused by demonstrations from First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, February 22. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Counter-demonstrator Chandra Datta protests near the railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, against the ongoing CN Railway train stoppages caused by demonstrations from First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, February 22....more

Counter-demonstrator Chandra Datta protests near the railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, against the ongoing CN Railway train stoppages caused by demonstrations from First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, February 22. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary leaders participate in an indigenous-led round dance at a rally outside city hall in Toronto, Ontario, February 22. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary leaders participate in an indigenous-led round dance at a rally outside city hall in Toronto, Ontario, February 22. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary leaders participate in an indigenous-led round dance at a rally outside city hall in Toronto, Ontario, February 22. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Two women deliver supplies to First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory as they maintain a camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 22. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Two women deliver supplies to First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory as they maintain a camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 22. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Two women deliver supplies to First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory as they maintain a camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 22. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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Car headlights mark the First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory who are maintaining a camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 22. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Car headlights mark the First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory who are maintaining a camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 22. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Car headlights mark the First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory who are maintaining a camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 22. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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Howilhkat, Unist'ot'en Spokesperson (Freda Huson) looks on as First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory and Wet'suwet'en Nation speak at a news conference at the Mohawk Community Centre in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 21. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Howilhkat, Unist'ot'en Spokesperson (Freda Huson) looks on as First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory and Wet'suwet'en Nation speak at a news conference at the Mohawk Community Centre in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 21....more

Howilhkat, Unist'ot'en Spokesperson (Freda Huson) looks on as First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory and Wet'suwet'en Nation speak at a news conference at the Mohawk Community Centre in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 21. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs leave a railway blockade in St Lambert, Quebec, February 21. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs leave a railway blockade in St Lambert, Quebec, February 21. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs leave a railway blockade in St Lambert, Quebec, February 21. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
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Demonstrators block a train track during a protest in support of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs in Moncton, New Brunswick, February 21. REUTERS/John Morris

Demonstrators block a train track during a protest in support of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs in Moncton, New Brunswick, February 21. REUTERS/John Morris

Demonstrators block a train track during a protest in support of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs in Moncton, New Brunswick, February 21. REUTERS/John Morris
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Melissa Habert setups a flag by a train track during a protest in support of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs in Moncton, New Brunswick, February 21. REUTERS/John Morris

Melissa Habert setups a flag by a train track during a protest in support of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs in Moncton, New Brunswick, February 21. REUTERS/John Morris

Melissa Habert setups a flag by a train track during a protest in support of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs in Moncton, New Brunswick, February 21. REUTERS/John Morris
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Locals come to look at the supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's Hereditary chiefs as they maintain a railway blockade in St Lambert, Quebec, February 21. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Locals come to look at the supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's Hereditary chiefs as they maintain a railway blockade in St Lambert, Quebec, February 21. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Locals come to look at the supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's Hereditary chiefs as they maintain a railway blockade in St Lambert, Quebec, February 21. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs maintain a railway blockade in St Lambert, Quebec, February 20. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs maintain a railway blockade in St Lambert, Quebec, February 20. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs maintain a railway blockade in St Lambert, Quebec, February 20. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
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Hereditary chiefs of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation, who are trying to halt construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline, are welcomed with a ceremonial greeting by Tyendinaga Mohawk members in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 21. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Hereditary chiefs of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation, who are trying to halt construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline, are welcomed with a ceremonial greeting by Tyendinaga Mohawk members in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 21. REUTERS/Chris...more

Hereditary chiefs of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation, who are trying to halt construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline, are welcomed with a ceremonial greeting by Tyendinaga Mohawk members in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 21. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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A counter protester removes pieces of the blockade as supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs camp at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, February 19.  REUTERS/Codie McLachlan

A counter protester removes pieces of the blockade as supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs camp at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, February 19. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan

A counter protester removes pieces of the blockade as supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs camp at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, February 19. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan
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Counter protesters remove pieces of the blockade as supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs camp at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, February 19. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan

Counter protesters remove pieces of the blockade as supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs camp at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, February 19. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan

Counter protesters remove pieces of the blockade as supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs camp at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, February 19. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan
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A counter protester argues with a protester at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, February 19. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan

A counter protester argues with a protester at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, February 19. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan

A counter protester argues with a protester at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, February 19. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs camp at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, February 19. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs camp at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, February 19. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs camp at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, February 19. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan
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A Canadian flag hangs upside down at a railway blockade as part of protests against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Edmonton, Alberta, February 19. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan

A Canadian flag hangs upside down at a railway blockade as part of protests against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Edmonton, Alberta, February 19. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan

A Canadian flag hangs upside down at a railway blockade as part of protests against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Edmonton, Alberta, February 19. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation occupy railway tracks as part of a protest against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Toronto, Ontario, February 15. 

REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation occupy railway tracks as part of a protest against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Toronto, Ontario, February 15. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation occupy railway tracks as part of a protest against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Toronto, Ontario, February 15. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Protestors are seen at the site of a rail stoppage on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 16. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Protestors are seen at the site of a rail stoppage on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 16. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Protestors are seen at the site of a rail stoppage on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 16. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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A table and chairs are placed on the railway crossing next to the Tyendinaga Mohawk camp prior to the meeting with Canada's Indigenous Service Minister Marc Miller in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 15. The table and chairs were later moved off the tracks for the meeting. Christi Belcourt/via REUTERS

A table and chairs are placed on the railway crossing next to the Tyendinaga Mohawk camp prior to the meeting with Canada's Indigenous Service Minister Marc Miller in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 15. The table and chairs were later moved off the...more

A table and chairs are placed on the railway crossing next to the Tyendinaga Mohawk camp prior to the meeting with Canada's Indigenous Service Minister Marc Miller in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 15. The table and chairs were later moved off the tracks for the meeting. Christi Belcourt/via REUTERS
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A supporter of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation, carrying a Mohawk Warrior flag, leads a march against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Toronto, February 17. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

A supporter of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation, carrying a Mohawk Warrior flag, leads a march against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Toronto, February 17. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

A supporter of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation, carrying a Mohawk Warrior flag, leads a march against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Toronto, February 17. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation march as part of a protest against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Toronto, Ontario, February 17. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation march as part of a protest against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Toronto, Ontario, February 17. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation march as part of a protest against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Toronto, Ontario, February 17. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation occupy railway tracks in Toronto, Ontario, February 15. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation occupy railway tracks in Toronto, Ontario, February 15. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation occupy railway tracks in Toronto, Ontario, February 15. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Protesters stand outside the Business Development Bank of Canada at 1515 Douglas Street in Victoria, British Columbia, February 14. REUTERS/ Kevin Light

Protesters stand outside the Business Development Bank of Canada at 1515 Douglas Street in Victoria, British Columbia, February 14. REUTERS/ Kevin Light

Protesters stand outside the Business Development Bank of Canada at 1515 Douglas Street in Victoria, British Columbia, February 14. REUTERS/ Kevin Light
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Protesters stand outside the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation in Victoria, British Columbia, February 14. REUTERS/ Kevin Light

Protesters stand outside the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation in Victoria, British Columbia, February 14. REUTERS/ Kevin Light

Protesters stand outside the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation in Victoria, British Columbia, February 14. REUTERS/ Kevin Light
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A Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) freight train remains halted while First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory continue to block train tracks 2 km away in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 14. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

A Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) freight train remains halted while First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory continue to block train tracks 2 km away in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 14. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

A Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) freight train remains halted while First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory continue to block train tracks 2 km away in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 14. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Protesters stand outside the Business Development Bank of Canada at 1515 Douglas Street in Victoria, British Columbia, February 14. REUTERS/Kevin Light

Protesters stand outside the Business Development Bank of Canada at 1515 Douglas Street in Victoria, British Columbia, February 14. REUTERS/Kevin Light

Protesters stand outside the Business Development Bank of Canada at 1515 Douglas Street in Victoria, British Columbia, February 14. REUTERS/Kevin Light
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A man who identified himself as Nick argues with protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline outside of MLA David Eby's constituency office, in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

A man who identified himself as Nick argues with protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline outside of MLA David Eby's constituency office, in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

A man who identified himself as Nick argues with protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline outside of MLA David Eby's constituency office, in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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Protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline block the eastbound tracks on the CP rail bridge in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline block the eastbound tracks on the CP rail bridge in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline block the eastbound tracks on the CP rail bridge in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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A "Stop Colonization" sign is taped to a camper as First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory block train tracks servicing Via Rail in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 13. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

A "Stop Colonization" sign is taped to a camper as First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory block train tracks servicing Via Rail in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 13. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

A "Stop Colonization" sign is taped to a camper as First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory block train tracks servicing Via Rail in Tyendinaga, Ontario, February 13. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline wave to traffic on the Mary Hill Bypass, as they block the eastbound tracks on the CP rail bridge in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline wave to traffic on the Mary Hill Bypass, as they block the eastbound tracks on the CP rail bridge in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline wave to traffic on the Mary Hill Bypass, as they block the eastbound tracks on the CP rail bridge in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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Protester Herb Varley takes a seat while staffer Natalie Knight leaves, as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline take over MLA David Eby's constituency office in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Protester Herb Varley takes a seat while staffer Natalie Knight leaves, as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline take over MLA David Eby's constituency office in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Protester Herb Varley takes a seat while staffer Natalie Knight leaves, as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline take over MLA David Eby's constituency office in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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Shra'tha of Yukon territory (C) plays a drum as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline occupy MLA David Eby's constituency office in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Shra'tha of Yukon territory (C) plays a drum as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline occupy MLA David Eby's constituency office in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Shra'tha of Yukon territory (C) plays a drum as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline occupy MLA David Eby's constituency office in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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Elissa Heisch (left) and C. Naran sit on the floor as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline occupy MLA David Eby's constituency office in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Elissa Heisch (left) and C. Naran sit on the floor as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline occupy MLA David Eby's constituency office in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Elissa Heisch (left) and C. Naran sit on the floor as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline occupy MLA David Eby's constituency office in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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Protesters block an entrance to the British Columbia legislature in Victoria, British Columbia, February 11. Steve Sxwithultxw from Penelakut tribe via REUTERS

Protesters block an entrance to the British Columbia legislature in Victoria, British Columbia, February 11. Steve Sxwithultxw from Penelakut tribe via REUTERS

Protesters block an entrance to the British Columbia legislature in Victoria, British Columbia, February 11. Steve Sxwithultxw from Penelakut tribe via REUTERS
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A Metro Vancouver Transit officer watches as a train passes on the westbound track as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline block the eastbound tracks on the CP rail bridge in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

A Metro Vancouver Transit officer watches as a train passes on the westbound track as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline block the eastbound tracks on the CP rail bridge in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer...more

A Metro Vancouver Transit officer watches as a train passes on the westbound track as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline block the eastbound tracks on the CP rail bridge in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, February 13. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory block train tracks servicing Via Rail in Belleville, Ontario, February 8. REUTERS/Alex Filipe

First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory block train tracks servicing Via Rail in Belleville, Ontario, February 8. REUTERS/Alex Filipe

First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory block train tracks servicing Via Rail in Belleville, Ontario, February 8. REUTERS/Alex Filipe
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