Transitioning Yellow Tape On Mountain.

kym hothead hines @kymhothead 2m2 minutes ago
‪#‎BurnabyMountain‬ Trans friends/allies Come bare witness to my transitioning yellow tape on Burnaby Mountain Saturday!

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This is a reminder… and a good reason to go to the Mountain tomorrow.

I am willing to stand up to Kinder Morgan and be arrested for the future of my grandchildren

On Thursday November 27 at 10 am on the top of the hill, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip will be joining the people at Burnaby Mountain.

This is at the exact same time that Kinder Morgan will be appearing in Supreme Court to try to increase the injunction zone and extend the timeline on the injunction to complete their geotechnical survey work. Kinder Morgan has said that project delays due to opposition cost the company $88 million every month.

Over 70% of Burnaby residents are opposed to Kinder Morgan’s $5.4 billion expansion proposal that would transport even more diluted bitumen and bring even more tankers to the Burrard Inlet. The City of Burnaby is appealing a National Energy Board decision that grants Kinder Morgan access to the designated Conservation Area.

The Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish, and Musqueam have also expressed opposition to Kinder Morgan, North America’s third largest energy corporation. The Tsleil-Waututh have launched a legal challenge, citing the federal government’s failure to consult Tsleil-Waututh on key decisions about the environmental assessment and regulatory review of Kinder Morgan’s project.

What: Press Conference at Burnaby Mountain
When: Thursday November 27th at 10 am
Where: On top of Burnaby Mountain, the hill beside the injunction area.
Who: Grand Chief Stewart Phillip. He will be joined by other Indigenous leaders

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After much thought and great gnashing of teeth, I am going back to #BurnabyMountain.

I cannot NOT go back!

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I was raised with David Suzuki and feel as strongly as he does about protecting nature NOW for future as I do protecting my own daughter.

see and hear his video:

I took this next photo.



I was on the mountain and now I am drawn strongly to go back till this is done.  We stop Kinder Morgan. I am responsible and since I can act, I just must.  We all do what we can and, I am privileged to be able to go.

I have accepted support for ferry cost’s to go where my heart leads, we all have a place in production, mine is on mountain. Long as I can walk, I will be there.  I leave on a bus to ferry at 0700 Friday and go to a Policing Poverty day long series, then off to a friends for a sleep over and visit then, on Saturday I will go to Mountain.

Folks are gathering Saturday with music, many are arriving Sunday as well, these two photo’s are the mom and daughter who got arrested!

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I will report from Mountain and decide if and when I will get arrested.

IMG_1901 Solidarity rally in Seattle, Wa, Nov 23, 2014.

I am posting this notice with requests for support that will help in this endeavour. Someone has already offered to pay for myself and one other to come with me re: ferry and busses. I am seeking funding for a second battery for my camera and one more memory disc, not big cost’s.
I hope to find a bed nearby #BurnabyMountain off of 135 bus route. I cannot walk far without pain so, praying for this one. Icing on the cake would be someone felt moved to come and pick me up at night and drop me off in am; they live nearby so it was not out of their way! [I can even keep it a secret as to not get them into trouble.]

I will be low maintenance, as I just want a place to sleep, and post to my computer at night when I arrive.

I’ll figure out my own food, healthy snacking basically, high protein snacks, dried meats etc.

Here are two video’s to give perspective as to why I go, besides being with action for global change in a non violent civil disobedience way, which is my right I must exercise. “Convoy to Burnaby Mountain” tribute short film ‪#‎KMFACE ‪#‎burnabymountain ‪#‎stopkindermorgan ‪#‎nopipelines#BurnabyMountain ‪#‎nopipelinesonstolennativeland ‪#‎stopharper Burnaby Mountain Updates Convoy to Burnaby Mountain
also check out: “My name is Sut-Lut…” Squamish Elder speaks:…/my-name-is-sut-lut-i-a…/

I have warm boots and, a travel chair is what I seek, one that does NOT sit but on wet  muddy earth ]and is light to carry]. Yes, I am dreaming!


In solidarity with land protectors and defenders!

kym hothead hines

If you have any questions:

email me at

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In #Ferguson, retired Philadelphia police captain Ray Lewis tells us why he’s on streets supporting protestors.

Published on Nov 26, 2014

In #Ferguson, retired Philadelphia police captain Ray Lewis tells us why he’s out in solidarity with protesters against a corrupt system.

Police officer that supports the protester’s,  he explains it is the system that is corrupted.

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My name is Sut-Lut, I am an elder from the Squamish Nation.

I want to thank all my relations, especially Richard Pereux for helping me get this done, I apologise to the elder Sut-Lut for taking so long. I am a visitor from Red River Cree Territory, I am settler Acadian Bourque and Metis Gladue residing within Lkwungen Territorie. I filmed this Up On The Mountain, I urge you to heed this elders powerful message. in solidarity with all land defenders! Her words written:

“My name is Sut-Lut, I am an elder from the Squamish Nation. I am here making a stand on this mountain for all First Nations; Please stand united with me to stand up for our way of life. Our way of life is being threatened here by this black snake the oil. So I am asking you to stand united, all grandma’s and grandpa’s, all elders, all younger youth and University’s, please come make a stand. And stand united against this thing, the Black Oil Snake. We need to squash the head; United we stand, divided we all fall. This is not a first nations issue, its not a Burnaby resident problem, it’s a human problem. We only have one earth and unless this Harper Government is hiding away another healthy earth, we need to take care of the one that we’ve got right here right now. So, I am sending the smoke signal out there to all of my relations. Please come stand united. kw’as ho:y; Thank you. ” Untitled

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COme To The Mountain.

Solidarity rally in Seattle, Wa, Nov 23, 2014. IMG_1920 Awkward moment for cops on Burnaby Mountain as protester holds mirror in front of them, Nov 23, 2014.

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Chaos erupts in Ferguson after grand jury declines to indict officer.

Can we see any links to Canada’s use of RCMP like a paramilitary, attacking peaceful protestors?


 – More than 80 protesters arrested in St. Louis area.

- Photos released of Darren Wilson in hospital after confrontation.

- Flight restrictions lifted in St. Louis

- Rallies continue across U.S.

FERGUSON, Mo. – Chaos returned to the streets of Ferguson after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the death of Michael Brown – a decision that enraged protesters who set fire to buildings and cars and looted businesses in the area where the unarmed, black 18-year-old was fatally shot.

Smoke billowed from some businesses Tuesday morning and shattered glass covered the sidewalks in front of others, but the streets in Ferguson were mostly clear.

Monday night’s destruction appeared to be much worse than protests after August’s shootings, with more than a dozen businesses badly damaged or destroyed. Authorities reported hearing hundreds of gunshots, which for a time prevented fire crews from fighting the flames.

There were 61 arrests in Ferguson overnight, many for burglary and trespassing, St. Louis County Police spokesman Brian Schellman said. There were 21 arrests in St. Louis, where protesters broke some store windows along South Grand Avenue, St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay said.

Jon Belmar, chief of the St. Louis County police, said that unless his agency could bring in 10,000 officers, “I don’t think we can prevent folks who really are intent on destroying a community.”

The grand jury’s decision means that Officer Darren Wilson, who is white, will not face any state criminal charges for killing Brown, whose death inflamed deep racial tensions between many black Americans and police.

Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch said the jury of nine whites and three blacks met on 25 separate days over three months, hearing more than 70 hours of testimony from about 60 witnesses, including three medical examiners and experts on blood, toxicology and firearms.


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