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BC First Nation takes species-at-risk recovery into new territory

SPAXOMIN (DOUGLAS LAKE, IR #3) – The Upper Nicola Band is celebrating the first ever release on their land of critically endangered Burrowing Owls on Sunday. This is the first time Burrowing Owls have been reintroduced onto lands controlled by a First Nation, and is the culmination of more than two years of preparation. The […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 20161158 Views

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Yukon government continues to invest in the Land Titles Modernization Project

April 6, 2016 WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon is committing $1.1 million, subject to legislative approval, to advance the Land Titles Modernization Project. The project improves the operation of Yukon’s Land Titles Office, its computer systems and business processes. “Building a modern land titles system with accessible and efficient land titles services is a priority of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 7, 2016999 Views

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City of Iqaluit: Land Referendum – Public Meeting

March 23, 2016 Land Referendum – Public Meeting There is a public meeting on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Frobisher Inn, Koojessee Room. There will be a presentation with a question and answer session. Refreshments will be available and there will be door prizes. landreferendummarch23.pdf NT5

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2016484 Views

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Links to Video Recordings of Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan Technical Meeting 4

March 15, 2016 Please see the following links to video recordings of Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan Technical Meeting 4: Recommendations on Caribou Protection to the NPC. 1)  Morning session March 7, 2016 English 2)  Morning session March 7, 2016 Inuktitut 3)  Afternoon session March 7, 2016 English 4)  Afternoon session March 7, 2016 Inuktitut […]

by pmnationtalk on March 16, 2016432 Views

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Land referendum consultations

March 11, 2016 Public Service Announcement Land referendum consultations Nunavummiut will vote in a territory-wide land referendum on May 9, 2016, in accordance with the Nunavut Lands Claim Agreement. Your vote is important! Consultations will take place so that you can learn more and ask questions about this referendum. Upcoming consultations will take place from […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 2016503 Views

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NAN, Mushkegowuk Council Affirm Resolve to Protecy Traditional Territory

THUNDER BAY, ON (March 10, 2016): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, Mushkegowuk Council Grand Chief Jonathan Solomon and First Nation Chiefs in north-eastern Ontario today affirmed their unwavering resolve to protect and defend their homelands following the commencement of legal action by the Quebec-based Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee claiming Aboriginal rights […]

by pmnationtalk on March 10, 2016926 Views

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Eastern Region – First Nation Lands Registry Workshop February 23‐25, 2016

The First Nations Land Management Resource Centre and Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada coordinated a workshop on the First Nations Land Registry System and other important topics including mapping, land laws and regulations. We thank our host, Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation, for their gracious hospitality and welcome into their traditional territory. Presentations and reference […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 20161755 Views

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Congratulations to Yellow Quill First Nation!

Congratulations to Yellow Quill First Nation!  On February 2nd, 2016, Yellow Quill First Nation became the 58th signatory community, under the Framework Agreement, to ratify its Community Land Code!  On this historic occasion, Yellow Quill First Nation members clearly outlined their commitment to resuming jurisdiction over their reserve lands and resources, informing Canada that they […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 2016599 Views

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Land referendum consultations

Nunavummiut will vote in a territory-wide land referendum on May 9, 2016, in accordance with the Nunavut Lands Claim Agreement. Your vote is important! Consultations will take place so that you can learn more and ask questions about this referendum. Upcoming consultations will take place from 7-10 p.m., in the following communities: Kugaaruk on February […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 2016499 Views

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EGFN Specific Land Claim Update

February 23, 2016 Please see links below for pdf copies of Newsletter. There are 3 pages in total. Thank You!  Page 1 Specific Land Claim Update February 2016   Page 2 Specific Land Claim Update February 2016   Page 3 Specific Land Claim Update February 2016 NT5

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 2016503 Views

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Nunavut land referendum on May 9

Nunavummiut will vote in a territory-wide land referendum on May 9, 2016, in accordance with the Nunavut Lands Claim Agreement. The outcome of the referendum will determine if municipalities can sell municipal lands. A “yes” vote will make it possible for a municipality to sell municipal land. A “no” vote will mean that a municipality […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 2016642 Views

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The Government of Canada and the Huron-Wendat Nation Council announce a major expansion of Wendake

The Deslauriers-Plante parcels become reserve land in Wendake following a federal decree adopted on January 29, 2016 WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 19, 2016 – The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, along with the Grand Chief of Wendake, Konrad Sioui, are proud to announce the addition of the Deslauriers-Plante parcels to the Wendake […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 2016898 Views

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ʔakisq ̓ nuk claim to Madias Tatley land confirmed by tribunal

February 15, 2016 ʔakisq̓nuk / Windermere – A recent ruling by the Specific Claims Tribunal has affirmed the ʔakisq̓nuk First Nation’s claim of approximately 3,000 acres of land in the Madias Tatley area. Madias Tatley is immediately east of the ʔakisq̓nuk First Nation. ʔakisq̓nuk applied to the tribunal to review reserve creation and additional land […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 20161773 Views

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Notice of Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan Fourth Technical Meeting

Pursuant to section 11.5.4 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (NLCA) and section 51 of the Nunavut Planning and Project Assessment Act (Canada) (NUPPAA), the Nunavut Planning Commission (NPC) will conduct a Public Hearing on the Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan (DNLUP), tentatively scheduled for November 21 to 27, 2016, in Iqaluit at a location […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 2016965 Views

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Land transfers build opportunity on road to treaty

February 5, 2016 Land transfers under incremental treaty agreements with British Columbia will open new economic opportunities to four First Nation communities in the Cariboo. The incremental treaty agreements provide for the transfer of up to 3,760 hectares of Crown land to Tsq’escen’ First Nation (Canim Lake), Stswecem’c/Xgat’tem First Nation (Canoe/Dog Creek), Xat’sūll First Nation […]

by pmnationtalk on February 5, 20161148 Views

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Aboriginal anti-domestic violence projects set to launch

February 5, 2016 Twenty-four Aboriginal organizations and communities throughout B.C. will receive $1.5 million from the provincial government to support culture-based domestic violence programs for Aboriginal families and communities. The Aboriginal Domestic Violence Funding Project helps address domestic violence by supporting projects created and delivered by Aboriginal organizations and communities. Funding is provided in two […]

by pmnationtalk on February 5, 20161030 Views

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Ryan Bellerose Speaking About Indigenous Rights to Ancestral Lands

Credits: Ahava Emunah Love Faith Published on Jan 15, 2016 Ryan Bellerose, a Native Metis, from Canada devotes his extensive knowledge of history and the past and present of Indigenous People and focuses on rights of Native Peoples to their land. An advocate for human rights, Ryan generously shares his vision and talent for storytelling […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 2016871 Views

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Ontario Continuing to Invest in Highway 69 Expansion

January 25, 2016 Ontario is investing in northern highway infrastructure from Sudbury to Parry Sound to make travel easier and safer. Through Ontario’s Northern Highways Program,the province is investing $173.4 million to four-lane a section of Highway 69 between Sudbury and Parry Sound. Work will begin this winter to four-lane 14 kilometres from just north of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 2016969 Views

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Stk’emlupsemc te Secwepemc Nation (SSN) and the Land Question

KAMLOOPS, BC–( January 21, 2016) – SSN have never ceded, surrendered or given up any interests in our territory and ask the question: When will the Province of BC and KGHM recognize SSN ownership and jurisdiction on our territory? SSN are disappointed in the Province’s recent statement that they will vigorously oppose the Title Claim […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 20161165 Views

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Notice of Written Pre-Hearing Conference

January 20, 2016 Pursuant to section 11.5.4 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (NLCA) and section 51 of the Nunavut Planning and Project Assessment Act (Canada) (NUPPAA), the Nunavut Planning Commission (NPC) will conduct a Public Hearing on the Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan (DNLUP), tentatively scheduled for November 21 – 27, 2016, in Iqaluit […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 2016901 Views

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Province and NCN Sign Historic Land-use Management Agreement

January 18, 2016 The Manitoba government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN), Premier Greg Selinger announced today. “This important signing addresses two important goals – our government’s commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous people and our commitment to Manitoba’s boreal forest and the role of Indigenous communities in the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 2016844 Views

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Media advisory – Protecting Broadback river valley forest: Major statement by Waswanipi Chief at COMEX public hearings on proposed construction of logging access roads

WASWANIPI, QC, Jan. 18, 2016 – Marcel Happyjack, chief of the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi, invites journalists to attend the public hearings of the Comité d’examen des répercussions sur l’environnement et le milieu social (COMEX), where he will make a statement on the construction of two logging access roads on the territory of the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 2016799 Views

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Treaty 8 Stewards of the Land set out conditions to protect lands

ROCKY MOUNTAIN FORT CAMP, BC, Treaty 8 Territory, Jan. 18, 2016 /CNW/ – First Nation members today called on the Canadian and British Columbian governments to embrace a three-point plan that will protect lands at imminent threat of destruction as preparatory work continues to build the Site C dam. “As Treaty 8 Stewards of the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20161015 Views

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Tahltan Central Government Welcomes New Lands Director to Build Tahltan Lands Department

Jan 8, 2016 The Tahltan Central Government (TCG) is pleased to announce the addition of Christine Creyke as TCG Lands Director. This newly created position advances the creation of a Tahltan Lands Department, bringing together the administration of the environment, wildlife and resources under one cohesive department aimed at strengthening the TCG’s overall management of […]

by aanationtalk on January 11, 20161063 Views

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Second Notice of Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan Third Technical Meeting

January 5, 2016 Please see the attached Second Notice for a third Technical Meeting on the Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan, to be held in Rankin Inlet, January 18-22, 2016. Also attached is an agenda as well as an additional document for discussion at the meeting. Translations will follow by January 8, 2015. Attachment Size […]

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 2016416 Views

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Moose Cree FN: Seeking Information on the MCFN Vetarans’ Land Issue

January 5, 2016 The commitment for the Moose Cree Veterans to acquire land with previous governments has remained unresolved since the end of World War II. Chief and Council wish to find a satisfactory solution to this long-standing matter. Read more. NT4

by aanationtalk on January 5, 2016658 Views

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Nunavut land referendum to take place in May 2016

IQALUIT, Nunavut (December 29, 2015) – Nunavummiut will have an opportunity to vote in a territory-wide land referendum on May 9, 2016. The referendum question will be: “Do you want the municipality of (city or hamlet name) to be able to sell municipal lands?” “The outcome of the referendum will determine whether Nunavut municipalities can […]

by aanationtalk on January 3, 20161115 Views

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Notice of Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan Third Technical Meeting

December 18, 2015 Pursuant to section 11.5.4 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (NLCA) and section 51 of the Nunavut Planning and Project Assessment Act (Canada) (NUPPAA), the Nunavut Planning Commission (NPC) will conduct a Public Hearing on the Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan (DNLUP), tentatively scheduled for November 21 to 27, 2016, in Iqaluit […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 20151003 Views

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Riverview Lands vision highlights plan for a complete community

After two years of consultation with thousands of British Columbians and multiple stakeholders on the future use of the Riverview Lands, the Province today released a Vision for Renewing Riverview Lands. The vision highlights five key themes – mental health and substance-use care, heritage and environment, a complete community, housing and economic development – that […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2015997 Views

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Chapleau Cree First Nation Reaches Historic Milestone

December 1, 2015 The Mushkegowuk Council of Chiefs extends our sincere congratulations to Chapleau Cree, one of our seven First Nation members,· on the initialing of an agreement to settle a long outstanding Treaty Land Entitlement Land Claim. For eight long years Chapleau Cree has negotiated with the governments of Canada and Ontario to settle […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20151628 Views

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Bill to modernize the Land Titles Act passed today

November 19, 2015 WHITEHORSE—Commissioner Doug Phillips granted Assent to the Government of Yukon’s bill to modernize the territory’s land titles legislation today. The bill had been passed with the unanimous support of legislative assembly members on November 16. “This bill reflects government’s commitment to modernize the land titles system and the legislative frameworks that support […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20151038 Views

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Makivik to Commemorate Land Claim 40th Anniversary

10/11/2015 Makivik the Inuit Land Claims Organization in Northern Quebec will celebrate the fortieth anniversary of James Bay and Northern Quebec Land Claim Agreement signed on Nov 11, 1975. “Our 40th anniversary on November 11, 2015 is to ensure all of us recognize and appreciate the importance of our land claim, how and why it […]

by aanationtalk on November 10, 2015931 Views

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Crown Land Royalty Allocation Application Forms Now Available at EGFN Band Hall

MEMORANDUM CROWN LAND ROYALTY ALLOCATION FORMS WILL BE ISSUED, FOR THE 2015-16 SEASON, STARTING NOVEMBER 5, 2015. FINAL DEADLINE FOR REQUESTS FOR APPLICATIONS IS JANUARY 31, 2016. FORMS CAN BE PICKED UP FROM THE RECEPTIONIST. ONLY ONE FORM PER REGISTERED MEMBER WILL BE ISSUED AND MUST BE PICKED UP BY THE MEMBER THEMSELVES. WE DO […]

by aanationtalk on November 9, 2015905 Views

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Specific Claims Tribunal Canada: Doig River First Nation and Blueberry River First Nations – Decision

View: SCT-7007-11 Doig River First Nation and Blueberry River First Nations Decision November 5, 2015 Download NT5

by aanationtalk on November 9, 2015622 Views

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The Review of Project Proposals by the Nunavut Planning Commission

November 3, 2015 Please see the attached letter regarding the review of project proposals by the Nunavut Planning Commission. 2015-10-23 NPC Letter re Review of Project Proposals.pdf 261.53 KB NT4

by aanationtalk on November 4, 2015572 Views

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FNTC: Proposed Standards for First Nation Property Taxation Laws

2nd Nov 2015 Standards established by the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) reflect best practices in property taxation, and are designed to support First Nation economic growth, First Nation jurisdiction, harmonization, and the interests of all stakeholders in the First Nation property tax system. Under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (the “Act”), the FNTC […]

by aanationtalk on November 3, 2015951 Views

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Bill to modernize the Land Titles Act tabled today

October 28, 2015 WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon tabled a bill today to modernize the territory’s land titles legislation. “The Yukon government is committed to building Yukon’s economy and the new Land Titles Act will help us deliver more efficient and effective land titles services for the benefit of all Yukoners,” Premier Darrell Pasloski said. “In […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 20151126 Views

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Lelu Island Update

There has been a great deal of misinformation out there about Pacific Northwest LNG’s proposal and the exploratory work they are doing on Lelu Island. Here are the facts: We are not in active negotiations with Pacific Northwest LNG. The occupation on Lelu Island is a legitimate activity that is supported by many in the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 20151149 Views

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Agreement with B.C. expands Haisla Nation lands

A land transfer agreement with the Province supports new cultural, social and economic opportunities for the Haisla Nation, while advancing reconciliation with the First Nation. John Rustad, Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation, and Ellis Ross, Chief Councillor of the Haisla Nation, celebrated an incremental treaty agreement today in Kitamaat Village. The Province introduced incremental […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 20151100 Views

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Lax Kw’alaams Stands United Against Pacific Northwest LNG

The band office issued a media release today that our nation means business when it comes to our title claim for Flora Bank and Lelu Island, contrary to comments made in the media last week by Rich Coleman, Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Gas Development. “This is not about posturing for negotiations. This is […]

by aanationtalk on October 20, 2015907 Views

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Lake Babine Nation Decision

Claim: SCT-7004-12 Lake Babine Nation v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada Province/Territory British Columbia Claim Filed Date May 18, 2012 Status Decision Reserved Claim Documents Declaration of Claim May 18, 2012 Download Order June 7, 2012 Download Response to Declaration of Claim July 31, 2012 Download Amended Declaration of Claim February 25, […]

by aanationtalk on October 20, 2015745 Views

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Yukon government engages with First Nations to explore land development

October 15, 2015 WHITEHORSE—Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources Scott Kent today announced that engagement with three First Nations – the Kwanlin Dün First Nation, Carcross/Tagish First Nation and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council – will be initiated to discuss the development of rural residential and agriculture lots south of Whitehorse. “The area in Mount Lorne known […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 20151090 Views

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NPC Requests Supplementary Funding for Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan Public Hearing

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Please see the attached letter to Minister Valcourt requesting supplementary funding for the Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan Public Hearing. 2015-10-05 NPC letter to Minister Valcourt.pdf NT4

by aanationtalk on October 6, 2015448 Views

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Lax Kw’alaams Announces Aboriginal Title Claim to Lelu Island

Vancouver, September 16, 2015 — The Lax Kw’alaams First Nation has announced it is proceeding with a title action on Lelu Island and Flora Bank, an area of critical fisheries habitat located in the estuary of the Skeena River. A title action is the first step in the establishment of existing aboriginal title to the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20151011 Views

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Notice to Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement

Notice to Beneficiaries non-current addresses for 19-year olds Please be advised that the following individuals will be removed from the Registry of Beneficiaries of the LABRADOR INUIT LAND CLAIMS AGREEMENT (LILCA) unless they provide the Registrar of Beneficiaries with written notice of their current address. Notice of address must be sent to: Registrar of Beneficiaries […]

by aanationtalk on September 3, 2015575 Views

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Joint News Release: RCMP provocation of Indigenous land defenders denounced

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. ) The Indigenous Unist’ot’en Clan of the Wet’suwet’en Nation in northwestern BC are on high alert about a likely impending large scale RCMP mass arrest operation on their territory. The RCMP have made a number of visits to the Unist’ot’en as well as other First Nations leadership regarding the Unist’ot’en community’s […]

by aanationtalk on August 29, 20151176 Views

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National Claims Research Workshop Invitation

2015 NATIONAL CLAIMS RESEARCH WORKSHOP The Impacts of Sharing Our Lands OCTOBER 6TH, 7TH, 8TH, 2015 SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND RIVER TERRITORY The National Claims Research Planning Committee invites you to the 23rd Annual National Claims Research Workshop at the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory in the beautiful Ohsweken, Ontario, N0A 1M0. […]

by aanationtalk on August 28, 20151540 Views

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Kahnawake takes action on Highway 30 Lands

KAHNAWAKE, QC, Aug. 13, 2015 – The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) announced today that it has begun implementing plans to use lands on the Kahnawà:ke side of Highway 30 for communal benefit. These lands belong to Kahnawà:ke, but technically remain in the hands of Quebec’s Ministry of Transport due to a lawsuit initiated by […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 20151261 Views

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Tr’ondёk Hwёch’in Regional Economic Development Plan finalized

August 11, 2015 WHITEHORSE—Tr’ondёk Hwёch’in and the Government of Yukon are pleased to announce the finalization of the Tr’ondёk Hwёch’in Traditional Territory Regional Economic Development Plan following a signing ceremony in Dawson City today. “This vital planning document was a result of our Final Agreement, and the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in are pleased to play a lead […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 20152434 Views

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