In the beautiful old growth forests, individuals of the Pacheedaht First Nation, visiting Nations, and their accomplices are currently protecting old growth forests from logging by Teal Jones.

The blockade is known as the fairy creek blockade.

Towering yellow cedars hundreds of years old – older than even the idea of canada itself. It is the last intact unlogged watershed of so-called southern vancouver island’s san juan river system. The red and yellow cedars found on the territory are used by the Nuu-chah-nulth nationsartists for totem, carving ocean canoes as well as baskets, clothing and regalia.

Surrey-based Teal Jones is the license holder of Tree Farm Licence (TFL) 46, which has already felled hectares of old-growth forest. The BC Timber Sales – owned by the provincial government – has essentially spent the years since its inception selling off irreplaceable ancient forests to the highest bidder.