Kaska Dena Council asking federal gov’t for $1.5B land claim payout – CBC

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201793 Views

Would be largest land claim payout in Canadian history, dwarfing Nunavut land claim

June 15, 2017

The Kaska Dena Council is asking the federal government for what would be the largest land claim payout in Canadian history: $1.5 billion.

The group wants the money paid out as a lump sum, unlike most land claims which are paid out over many years. It also seeks an additional $50 million every year in perpetuity for a yet-undefined “Kaska entity.”

The terms are set in a letter​ dated April to the federal ministers of Justice and Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)​, which was recently obtained by CBC.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/kaska-dena-council-land-claim-1.4160268

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