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Cree Elder Speaks Out Against Alberta Oil Sands

Author: Produced by Macdonald Stainsby of Oil Sands Truth, with Maya Rolbin-Ghanie and Dru Oja Jay of The Dominion [Canada], Published on: 17 February 2009

Here are clips from an interview with Celina Harpe, an elder in the Cree community of Fort Mackay, about 40km downstream from Suncor and Syncrude oil sands processing plants on the Athabasca River. She describes the increase in cancer, the lowering of the water levels on the river, and the disappearance of wildlife in the area.

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