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First Nations mull legal action against province – Brandon Sun

Feb. 8, 2023 Manitoba First Nations are threatening to take legal action against the provincial government to stop Crown lands from being auctioned off for agricultural purposes. Cathy Merrick, grand chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC), is calling on the province to discontinue online auctions this week, and all future auctions, until an […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202315 Views

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First Nations Leaders Resolve to Protect Land in Manitoba: AMC, MKO, SCO and ILTC Demand Immediate Stop to Agricultural Crown Lands Lease and Permit Auction

February 6th, 2023 Treaty One Territory – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC), Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimaknak (MKO), the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) and the Anishininew Okimawin (ILTC) are providing Manitoba with notice that they intend to initiate legal proceedings to protect the traditional and ancestral lands of First Nations in Manitoba. The Province of Manitoba […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 202336 Views

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Inuit Nunangat Land Area And Coastline

Land and coastline are integral to Inuit survival. Most Inuit Nunangat communities are located on the coast for transportation and for access to marine wildlife and plants including whales, seal, fish, shellfish and kelp. Being on the land is a core part of Inuit cultural practices, hunting and survival, art and music, knowledge transfer, and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202329 Views

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SCO renews call for immediate end to auction of crown lands

February 2, 2023 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is renewing calls demanding the provincial government put an immediate stop to an upcoming auction of Crown lands. “One year ago, we were talking about this same issue. When Heather Stefanson became Premier, she assured me things were going to change […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202318 Views

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Lands proposed for Te’mexw treaties

Jan. 30, 2023 VICTORIA – Sooke Mountain and Discovery Island Marine provincial parks are being considered for inclusion in treaties being negotiated with the T’Sou-ke and Songhees Nations. T’Sou-ke, Songhees, Malahat, Beecher Bay (SC’IA⁄NEW) and Snaw-Naw-As Nations joined together as Te’mexw Treaty Association (TTA), and have been in negotiations with Canada and British Columbia since […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 202318 Views

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B.C. transfers land back to Lake Babine Nation, benefits the region

Jan. 27, 2023 BURNS LAKE – The Province and Lake Babine Nation are taking the next step in the journey to recognize and implement the Nation’s rights and title through the signing of a new land transfer agreement. The agreement will enable Lake Babine Nation to take back control of 20,000 hectares of waterfront and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202351 Views

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Sask. Opposition MLA, Indigenous leaders call for halt of Crown lands auction – CBC

Jan 24, 2023 Onion Lake Cree Nation says Sask. government failed to fulfil duty to consult for auction on Jan. 31 Indigenous leaders and the Opposition NDP critic for First Nation and Métis relations assembled at the Saskatchewan Legislature Monday, once again calling on the provincial government to halt an upcoming auction for Crown lands. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 202326 Views

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Axxcelus Closes 1600 Hectare Land Acquisition for Whitefish Lake First Nation #128

Transaction provides opportunity to transition newly acquired land into reserve land to support community growth CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 24, 2023 — Axxcelus Capital Fund (“Axxcelus” or “the Company”), as advisor to Whitefish Lake First Nation #128 (“WFLFN” or “the Nation”), is proud to announce the closing of the Nation’s land acquisition. The Nation acquired over […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 202318 Views

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NFN: Land Code Amendments Vote

January 17, 2023 Nipissing First Nation ratified our existing Land Code on May 9, 2003. A lot has changed in the past 19 years, and it is time we update our Land Code. NFN Land Code has been reviewed by our Lands Committee and legal counsel. These and any other amendments to the Land Code […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202319 Views

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Indigenous-led group fighting against elevated portion of Crosstown West near gathering space – CityNews

Jan 17, 2023 An Indigenous-led coalition is not backing down in its battle against the Crosstown West extension and the decision to use an elevated train rather than building underground infrastructure. They are planning to protest construction if the Ford government does not meet their demands. The land they are fighting to protect is the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202332 Views

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