It’s true that we have to stay focused on the task at hand; especially given the wide spectrum of risks that come with exploiting the tar sands. But at the same time, we have to keep a firm eye on the future, in the very least, for our own cultural, social, spiritual, economic, psychological and physical well-being as distinct peoples.
The T’Sou-ke Nation on Vancouver Island is going a long way to do just that. As you’ll see in this video from 2009, the T’Sou-ke have a established solar energy project termed “Sum-SHA-Thut”, the Sencoten word for “sunshine”.
FULL ARTICLE Leading By Example: T’Souke Nation Solar Community.