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Ranch owners face ‘anxiety and deep concern’ over land claim negotiations – CKPGToday.ca

CHILCOTIN—Anxiety and deep concern is what ranchers in the Chilcotin region are feeling at the moment, according to one ranch owner. Felix Schellenberg, owner of Rafter 25 Ranch and Pasture to Plate Natural Products says that uncertainty surrounding “secret” land claims negotiations between the Federal and Provincial Governments and First Nations is causing the concern. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 20208 Views

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B.C., Xeni Gwet’in continue working together on long-term management of title lands

June 1, 2020 WILLIAMS LAKE – As part of ongoing work to implement the historic Supreme Court of Canada Tsilhqot’in Nation decision, Chief and Council of Xeni Gwet’in First Nations Government (Xeni Gwet’in) and provincial government representatives held a working session on May 29 to reaffirm the commitment to a strong partnership for ongoing management […]

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ʔEsdilagh First Nation (Alexandria First Nation) Enacts Historic ʔElhdaqox Dechen Ts’edilhtan (“Sturgeon River Law”)

?Esdilagh Tŝilhqot’in Territory: The ʔEsdilagh First Nation (Alexandria First Nation) enacts the historic ʔElhdaqox Dechen Ts’edilhtan (“Sturgeon River Law”) exercising their governance over stewardship and management over the waters that flow throughout the whole of its caretaker area. The law, originating from Tŝilhqot’in inherent teachings, is unveiled in its written form. The ʔElhdaqox Dechen Ts’edilhtan […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 202019 Views

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National Online Conversation on Indigenous Laws in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

ABOUT THE WEBINAR The First Nations Land Management Resource Centre is working with the Government of Canada to offer a series of National Online Conversations on Indigenous Law Enforcement. The first conversation in this webinar line-up will focus on Indigenous government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, including laws enacted by Indigenous governments and the enforcement […]

by aanationtalk on May 15, 202061 Views

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Land purchase brings early treaty benefit to Halalt First Nation

May 12, 2020 CHEMAINUS – Halalt First Nation will benefit from immediate and future economic opportunities with the purchase of two commercial properties in North Cowichan, supported through funding from the provincial government. “Halalt has been part of the treaty process for more than 25 years,” said Chief James Thomas of Halalt First Nation. “So the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202020 Views

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Elected Wet’suwet’en leadership calls on Canada to withdraw land and title deal – APTN News

May 4, 2020 Five elected councils of the Wet’suwet’en Nation who say they weren’t consulted about a land and title deal between hereditary chiefs and the federal government want the agreement withdrawn. The leaders say they were only involved in one preliminary meeting with no proper consultation. “They went over it really quick, none of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 202016 Views

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Land Defenders Describe a Violent Night Attack on Their Camp – TheTyee.ca

Four white strangers reportedly burst on the scene, beat an Indigenous man and stole and crashed a truck. On the edge of Blue River, a town of 157 people on unceded Secwepemc territory in eastern British Columbia, a handful of land defenders live in a cluster of five small houses. The group, who call themselves […]

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For the Wet’suwet’en nation, formal land rights may be on the horizon – Macleans.ca

If approved, a draft memorandum of understanding would pave the way, but there’s a catch—it would do nothing to stop the contentious pipeline construction already happening The old feast hall, with its high ceilings and large wood panels featuring traditional Indigenous drawings in bold red and black strokes—a beaver, a frog, a bear—was often empty […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 202025 Views

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Press Release and Legal Backgrounder: First Nations Launch Fight of TMX Project Approval to Supreme Court od Canada

April 7, 2020 Vancouver (Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Territory) – The Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, the Ts’elxwéyeqw Tribes and Coldwater Indian Band announce they are seeking leave for appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. These four First Nations have fought and challenged the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) Project through every Federal court. They now […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 202032 Views

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Chief Ken Baird COVID-19 Message to Residents and Leaseholders on Tsawwassen Lands

March 27, 2020 First and foremost, we hope this message finds you safe and well. The Tsawwassen First Nation Executive Council is taking the COVID-19 pandemic very seriously and wishes to apprise you of recent developments and our actions to-date during this crisis Administration Building The Administration building at 1926 Tsawwassen Drive is closed. Most […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 202045 Views

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