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Province hands over 2276 hectares near Campbell River to First Nation – Times Colonist

Agreement with Wei Wai Kum First Nation In a deal designed to improve the economic circumstances of the Wei Wai Kum First Nation, the province has signed over 2,276 hectares of land to the nation near Campbell River. The transfer of traditional territory in an Incremental Treaty Agreement should help increase Wei Wai Kum First […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 20228 Views

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Agreement returns lands to Wei Wai Kum First Nation

Aug. 11, 2022 CAMPBELL RIVER – At a community celebration, the Wei Wai Kum First Nation and the Province of B.C. signed an Incremental Treaty Agreement (ITA) that will transfer 2,276 hectares of territorial lands back to Wei Wai Kum and help boost the Nation’s economic activities. Lands transferred under the ITA will help increase […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 202211 Views

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Canada and Tseshaht First Nation successfully conclude 1913 Surrender and Sale of Iwachis IR 3 Specific Claim; $21 million paid to Tseshaht

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada News release July 29, 2022 — Tseshaht First Nation, British Columbia — Crown–Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Today, Chief Ken Watts of Tseshaht First Nation and the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, announced that Tseshaht First Nation and the Government of Canada have negotiated a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 202216 Views

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First Nations officially take over B.C. Hydro lands in Rock Bay – Times Colonist

July 27, 2022 “This means so much to our people,” said Esquimalt Chief Robert Thomas, “to be able to share in the economic benefits of this land is going to be a beautiful thing for both nations.” The chiefs of the Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations made official the purchase of 4.5 acres of their […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 202215 Views

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Doig River, Blueberry River sign historic Treaty Land Entitlement – Alaska Highway News

Blueberry River and Doig River First Nations gathered Monday to sign a historic treaty land entitlement agreement more than 20 years in the making, settling land debts still owed from the signing of Treaty 8. Blueberry River and Doig River First Nations gathered Monday to sign a historic treaty land entitlement agreement more than 20 years […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 202224 Views

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First Nations Are Fighting Fire with Fire – The Tyee

The Gathering Voices Society wins a Land Use and Conservation award for their work revitalizing Indigenous wildfire practices. Over the past five years, B.C. has experienced the three worst wildfire seasons ever recorded. The record-breaking heat dome of 2021 exacerbated a devastating fire season and destroyed the town of Lytton. In both 2017 and 2018, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 202230 Views

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Indigenous Resources Workshop to highlight benefits of outdoor learning – Columbia Valley Pioneer

Jun 9, 2022 Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) has been offering an outdoor learning spring virtual workshop series this year and will host its next one on June 9 at 5 p.m. MT. The one-hour segment will be led by Indigenous Advisor for CBEEN’s Outdoor Learning Store Jenna Jasek. Jasek, who is also the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202227 Views

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BHP supports Indigenous land-based learning at NIC

A $325,000 donation by BHP Canada will support Indigenous land-based learning on the North Island for the next five years. The company is funding the Awi’nakola program, based at NIC’s Mix alakwila campus in Port Hardy. Meaning “we are one with the land and sea,” Awi’nakola combines in-class instruction with land-based cultural learning and Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 202231 Views

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Heather Lands to advance City’s largest Indigenous-led redevelopment

May 30 2022 – The Heather Lands project became the largest Indigenous-led redevelopment to advance in Vancouver after City Council approved the rezoning of the site at a public hearing on Tuesday, May 24. A joint venture partnership between the xʷməθkʷəy̓ əm (Musqueam Indian Band), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish Nation), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh Nation) — collectively the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 202235 Views

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Lax Kw’alaams Band: Court Ruling – Reece v. Canada

May 27, 2022 Lax Kw’alaams Band: Court Ruling – Reece v. Canada Read More NT5

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2022163 Views

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