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About Helen Knott

Helen Knott is a Dane Zaa, Nehiyaw, grassroots organiser from Prophet River First Nations, British Columbia, Canada. Her activism has included healing and consciousness raising at a community level and campaigning to highlight the impacts of Site C, a mega hydro-electric dam. She also writes poetry and creative fiction and has articles in forthcoming books on violence against indigenous lands and its connection to violence against indigenous women

Articles by Helen Knott

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Poem: For the mamas on the frontlines

"I said, if mamas don’t fight for the children, then who will?" Helen Knott performed her poem at the 2017 Nobel Women's Initiative conference. Catch up on 50.50's coverage.

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