The Lubicon Lake confrontation over the environment

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An injustice which has lasted long enough
From the Amitié Lubicons-Québec campaign, 12 January 1998. In 1989, the Alberta government granted the Daishowa Corp. the logging rights to boreal forest, which includes the entire Lubicon Lake Cree territory. On November 28, 1991, the Friends of the Lubicon answered an appeal made by the Cree and launched a boycott campaign in Ontario of Daishowa products because the multinational's forestry practices directly threatened Cree land, their means of subsistence and social integrity.
A Fight against Time: The Fight of the Lubicon Lake Cree of Northern Alberta
Quebec Public Interest Research Group, 18 November 1999. After launching a lawsuit in 1995 against 3 members of The Friends of the Lubicon and loosing in 1998, Daishowa is still pushing for an appeal.
Friends of the Lubicon press statement
24 April 1998. Ten days ago, the Ontario Court ruled that our boycott of Daishowa products was not only legal, but a model of how such activities should be conducted in a democratic society.
Friends of the Lubicon winter update
20 January 1998. An electronic version of our most recent update and mailout to supporters. For those who have been following the Daishowa v. Friends of the Lubicon trial, this is the situation as it stands in January 1998.
Friends of the Lubicon
23 January 1998. January 23 will mark the second anniversary of an interlocutory injunction granted by the Ontario Court of Appeals to the Daishowa corporation in 1996. The injunction prohibits a boycott of Daishowa forest products organised by a grass-roots organisation in Ontario known as the Friends of the Lubicon.
10 July 1995. On June 22 1995 formation of another Lubicon dissident group closely linked to Conservative Alberta politicians. This new group consists of basically the same people involved in the so-called Laboucan family initiative, which collapsed early in 1994 when the then new Liberal Federal government refused to provide the Woodland Band with additional lands and money.