Trelawney Announces Agreement With Mattagami First Nation
TORONTO, ONTARIO – Sept. 16, 2009 – Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc. (the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:TRR) is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into an Exploration Agreement (EA) with the Mattagami First Nation committing to an ongoing relationship between the Mattagami First Nation and Trelawney with respect to the Company’s exploration activities on its Chester Township properties which are located in the traditional territory of the Mattagami First Nation.The EA establishes the foundation for a positive and mutually beneficial relationship between the Mattagami First Nation and Trelawney by setting out provisions which include training, ongoing communication and opportunities for businesses within the community to participate in the exploration activities. In addition, Mattagami First Nation and Trelawney have agreed to negotiate an Impact Benefit Agreement should the project proceed, as currently planned, to production.
Greg Gibson the President and CEO of Trelawney stated,
“We are extremely pleased with the signing of this agreement and the positive relationship we have established with the Mattagami First Nation. Trelawney is committed to working in cooperation with the Mattagami First Nation in all phases of our project. It is very important that companies working in First Nation traditional territory establish and maintain a mutually beneficial relationship with the impacted communities. This agreement signifies to both the investment community and regulatory agencies that Trelawney is committed to working cooperatively with the Mattagami First Nation through all phases of our work in the Chester Township area.”
Trelawney is a Canadian junior mining and exploration company with a strategic focus on “Quality Ounce” gold deposits. The Company’s current focus is directed towards the development and continued exploration of its newly acquired “Chester Project”, located in Chester Township 20 kilometres southwest of Gogama, Ontario.
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