Photo Credit: David Clow By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance Each night Unist’ot’en Clan spokeswoman, Freda Huson, and her husband Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief Toghestiy fall asleep on their traditional land not knowing whether the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are going to storm their bridge in the depths of night. Each winter, when Freda … Continue reading Will Falk: What Does Solidarity Look Like?
Many thanks to San Diego Free Press, who first published this manuscript. Will Falk, Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition Resistance is often lonely. I learn about loneliness waking up on a cold, hard storage room floor at 3 AM in a new friend’s house after a nightmare involving confronting all my old co-workers in the … Continue reading Lessons from Unist’ot’en Camp: Is Your Integrity Intact?
Many thanks to San Diego Free Press, who transcribed and first published the original handwritten manuscript. Will Falk, Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition June 20, 2014 There is a trail we all must walk. It begins at birth. It twists and turns through lush forests and barren deserts, under clear, star-filled skies and swollen storm … Continue reading Reflecting on Unist’ot’en Camp: Living with Death
Listen to the first episode in the new Deep Green Resistance Radio show, featuring Jennifer Murnan and Kourtney Mitchell, published on April 1, 2014. This episode includes news of Mohawk protesters blockading rail lines in eastern Ontario, an interview with William Falk of DGR San Diego on police sexual violence against women, Rachel on the … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance Radio #1
Many thanks to San Diego Free Press, who transcribed and first published the original handwritten manuscript. Will Falk, Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition June 9, 2014 Editor’s Note: Will’s first two essays about Unist’ot’en Camp are here and here. Leaving Unist’ot’en Camp was hard. As I stepped away from a group of new friends passing … Continue reading From Unist’ot’en Camp: No Word for Good-Bye
By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance Not all worldviews are created equal. I thought this as I sat listening to Mel, a Wet’suwet’en man, explain the ideas behind the establishment of the Unist’ot’en Camp. It was lunch on my first day of the camp. The sun was strong and the few dozen visitors to … Continue reading Will Falk: From Unist’ot’en Camp: Responsibility, Not Rights
Will Falk, a Deep Green Resistance member in San Diego CA, tried to commit suicide a year ago, seeing that as his best chance to escape the crushing weight of student debt, relatively meaningless work, and disconnection from the natural world. Will has since found meaning in writing and in action to protect the natural … Continue reading To Be a Warrior Poet – Reflections on an attempted suicide
Many thanks to San Diego Free Press, who transcribed and first published the original handwritten manuscript. Will Falk, Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition May 4, 2014 I am going to the Unist’ot’en Camp in northern British Columbia. The Unist’ot’en Camp is a resistance camp built by the Wet’suwet’en people on the path of seven … Continue reading The Unist’ot’en Camp – Preparation: Home, Language, Self
By William Falk / Deep Green Resistance I don’t know how to write this, but it looks like humanity is finished. Many of us know it in our hearts. We watch as civilization marches us to the edge of the cliff. We look around to find most governments refusing to implement the radical shifts needed … Continue reading William Falk: We’re Finished. Now What?
By William Falk / Deep Green Resistance The San Diego Police Department scares me. All police, for that matter, scare me. I’m writing this because I cannot drown out the sharp pops of a burst of police gunfire hanging on the still desert air. I heard the eerily common sound of gunshots as I watched … Continue reading William Falk: I’m Afraid of the SDPD