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Punk Rock Cover Night #17 - The Monks + Dead Kennedys + Poison Idea

Presented by: Ottawa Punk Cover Nights, House of TARG, Ashton Brewing
Doors: 9pm / Show at 10pm / 19+
Cover: $10 suggested donation or PWYC

A BENEFIT FOR THE Unis’tot’en Clan
Done by members of The Lindbergh Babies

Done by members of Wire Cuffs, The Lindbergh Babies

Done by members of Asile, Tightlip, Dogma

Pleased to announce that Ottawa Showbox's very own Matías Muñoz and Eric are gonna be spinning vinyl before, between and after bands!

ABOUT THE Unis’tot’en Clan
This is a solidarity fundraiser with all money raised going to support the Unist'ot'en Camp. We stand as witnesses to this historic moment when the federal and provincial governments, RCMP, and Coastal GasLink/Transcanada are openly violating Wet’suwet’en, Canadian law, and international law. Coastal GasLink/Transcanada is proposing a 670-kilometer fracked gas pipeline that would carry fracked gas from Dawson Creek, B.C. to the coastal town of Kitimat, where LNG Canada’s processing plant would be located. LNG Canada is the single largest private investment in Canadian history.

Each clan within the Wet’suwet’en Nation have full jurisdiction under their law to control access to their territory. Under ‘Anuc niwh’it’en (Wet’suwet’en law) all five clans of the Wet’suwet’en have unanimously opposed all pipeline proposals and have not provided free, prior, and informed consent to Coastal Gaslink/ TransCanada to do work on Wet’suwet’en lands. The Wet’suwet’en Access point on Gidimt’en territory has been calling for international actions in solidarity. “This is not over. We are living out our laws on our lands. We are Wet’suwet’en Strong. Stand with us.” On Tues Jan 8, an unprecedented outpouring of support took place in over 70 cities around the world. Actions and events in support are continuing.

The money sent will help ensures that supporters on the land have food and medical supplies, that Unist’ot’en Youth are able to visit their territories, that Wet’suwet’en Elders have the necessary materials on the land to teach traditional hunting, gathering, food processing, language skills, songs, stories and more. Your monetary contributions enable the Unist’ot’en Clan to stop the pipelines that threaten all of us. It will also go towards the Unist’ot’en Camp Legal Fund. The Unist’ot’en land defenders will be facing mounting legal fees in order to protect the territory.

We have been in touch through email with someone from the camp (through the website: and they have given us approval for our solidarity fundraiser.

Ottawa Punk Cover Nights started in 2008. These nights are a community thing, not run by one person, but run by the punks. We do this to pay tribute to our favourite punk bands of the past, to lose our voice from singing along to classic gems, raise money for grass-root and non-for-profit organizations and causes, and to simply rage and have fun with all of our friends! We've raised money for Exile Infoshop, Kids Help Phone, SPCA of Western Quebec, Pussy Riot Legal Defense Fund, The Tool Shed/Aids Committee of Ottawa, Teja's Animal Refuge, Friendly Giants Dog Rescue, The Door Youth Centre, Rock Camp For Girls, Campaign For Safer Consumption Sites, Ottawa Sucks: Ottawa's Underground 2002-2005, Daisy’s Drop-in Centre, Khalida Jarrar/Palestinian woman prisoners, Evelyn Young Womens Emergency Shelter, The Ticket Defense Program (TDP), and Somerset West's NESI (Needle Exchange Safer Inhalation) Peer Program.

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