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Good News! Step Towards Justice for Grassy Narrows First Nation

The people of Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishnabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation) are now one step closer to justice. More than 50 years after untreated mercury was dumped into the English and Wabigoon Rivers, causing widespread mercury poisoning and loss of cultural traditions, the community...

Water is the Heart of Grassy Narrows

My name is Nora Sneaky. I’m 15 years old and I’m from Grassy Narrows. Grassy is the only home I’ve ever known, and it’s a home I love. Grassy teaches me so much: it teaches me about the land, animals, and our Anishinaabe culture. But being from Grassy Narrows has also taught me that...

Water is the Heart of Grassy Narrows

My name is Nora Sneaky. I’m 15 years old and I’m from Grassy Narrows. Grassy is the only home I’ve ever known, and it’s a home I love. Grassy teaches me so much: it teaches me about the land, animals, and our Anishinaabe culture. But being from Grassy Narrows has also taught me that...

Grassy Narrows: We must mobilize to end the toxic divide

In the coming weeks and months, Amnesty will be doing everything we can to support the people of Grassy Narrows to finally achieve the justice they deserve. The youth-led campaign for mercury justice is one of the focal cases of this year’s global Write for Rights campaign, marking the beginning...
Canada

‘I will never give up’: Grassy Narrows youth campaign for justice

Amnesty International campaign shines global spotlight on Indigenous youth fighting mercury crisis WINNIPEG – Indigenous youth and mercury survivors from Grassy Narrows First Nation will be the focus of Amnesty International’s largest worldwide letter-writing campaign this year, the human...

A crucial moment for justice for Grassy Narrows

Young people from Grassy Narrows are travelling to Toronto for a massive rally on June 20th to focus attention to urgency of addressing the crisis of mercury poisoning facing their First Nation. Amnesty International is urging its members and supporters to do all they can to help this vital and...
Canada

Grassy Narrows deserves better than delays and half-measures

Statement of Amnesty International Canada,  Council of Canadians,  CUPE Ontario Our organizations are deeply disappointed that the federal government has failed to take decisive action to guarantee that survivors of mercury poisoning at Grassy Narrows will get the medical care they need and...