In solidarity with Amnesty International’s campaign, Frontiers Foundation is supporting the human rights of the Lubicon Cree in Alberta. A letter has been sent to the Premier of Alberta, Ed Stelmach, pointing out that the destruction of an indigenous culture and way of life is an unacceptable price to pay for oil and gas development. Over and over again, United Nations human rights bodies have called on Canadian officials to respect and uphold the rights of the Lubicon Cree.
Until a just resolution of the land dispute is reached, FF/OB urges the Government of Alberta to ensure that no new oil and gas development is permitted on Lubicon land except with the agreement of the Lubicon Cree.
In the ‘70s and ‘80s Operation Beaver volunteers worked on housing construction and renovation projects in various communities in Alberta such as: Cadotte Lake, Conklin, Wanyandie, Peerless Lake, Loon Lake, Grand Praire, Owl River, Wabasca, Hines Creek, Aspengrove, Boyer River and particularly in