Sask. First Nation group aims for self-governance – CTV.ca

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Sask. First Nation group aims for self-governance

Updated: Thu Jan. 26 2012
The Canadian Press

SASKATOON — A Saskatchewan First Nation is one step closer to establishing its own government.

Chief Darcy Bear of the Whitecap Dakota First Nation has signed an agreement with Ottawa to negotiate a framework for self-governance.

Bear says it follows up on the First Nation Land Management Act a few years ago, which allowed them to self-govern their own lands and resulted in the economic turnaround at Whitecap.

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