“Every single time we speak publicly, or put ourselves out there we are always asked by other Indigenous Nations, settlers, and settlers of color: what can we do. We then go on to outline all the ways those who want to be potential allies can help us out in a tangible way, in a targeted way, and in a general way. Everyone takes notes, asks more questions, and seems really earnest. Then inevitably soon after something happens that we need to utilize these tools and reach out to our settler allies, guess what happens?! Not much. More understandably our indigenous friends and relatives who are resisting the forces of industrial occupation cannot usually leave their fight to join ours unless the situation is very dire. Yet settlers also seem to have problems with moving beyond the round dance rhetoric of the protest industry and organizing outside of that box…” READ MORE
Check out some of the great magazines we carry:
Earth First! Journal - The journal of ecological resistance
The Fifth Estate - the longest running anarchist publication
The Dominion - Grassroots news from across 'Canada'
We also carry many others such as
The Oyster Catcher, Vegan Health and Fitness and Scapegoat!
“This spring, despite overwhelming opposition to the dangerously destructive frack gas boom, clearing work began on the ill-fated Pacific Trail Pipeline.
For the past 4 years, grassroots Wet’suwet’en people have been occupying the right of way of this project where it is proposed to travel through Unist’ot’en territory and across the life-giving Wedzin Kwa.…” READ MORE
Action Camp July 16-22: Join the Summer Caravan
Camas Books & Infoshop is a community run, all volunteer bookstore with new and used books, both fiction and non-fiction, on a variety of subjects. We also carry zines, patches, stickers, and a range of t-shirts and other artisan-produced items. Feel free to come by and hang out in our seating area with your laptop, or play in the kids' space.
In addition to being open EVERY DAY, there are also many extra-curricular happenings at the store. Be sure to check out our calendar for more information, and drop by for workshops, special guest speakers, and much more.
If you have questions about how to get involved, send us an email, or phone 250.381.0585. You can also sign up to our twice-monthly announcements list.