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Indigenous policy researcher arrested for land defending at 1492 Land Back Lane – The Eyeopener

September 17, 2020 Courtney Skye, a member of the Mohawk First Nation and researcher on Indigenous policy at Ryerson-based research centre Yellowhead Institute, was arrested while defending Indigenous land in Caledonia, Ont. on Sept. 3. The use of court injunctions to arrest protestors like Courtney Skye represents a major issue for Indigenous sovereignty of treaty […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202039 Views

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Saskatchewan Settles Land Deal For Community Pastures – SwiftCurrentOnline.com

10 September 2020 It’s been a long time in coming but the Province and the Federal Government have finally reached a $64 million dollar land deal relating to community pastures. Agriculture Minister David Marit says three provincial pastures in the Southwest are being transferred to Ottawa, noting the land will continue to support sustainable cattle […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2020121 Views

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Quarter century after killing of Dudley George, Ontario provincial park land returned to First Nation – CBC

Return of land comes 25 years after George was killed by OPP Sep 08, 2020 The federal and Ontario governments have returned Ipperwash Provincial Park to Kettle and Stony Point First Nation, the end of what’s called an “addition to reserve” process. But part of the land Dudley George died trying to get back 25 years […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2020135 Views

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Canada, Ontario, and Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation announce addition of lands to their reserve

September 8, 2020 OTTAWA, Unceded Traditional Algonquin Territory, Ontario – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada — Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, together with the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs Ontario, and Chief Jason Henry, Chief of Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation, announced the addition of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2020193 Views

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Matawa Chiefs Council rejects the Ontario Government Bill 197 Crown Tactics to ‘Take Up The Land’ and access the Resources and Wealth of the North

August 28, 2020 Thunder Bay, ON– Following the passing of Bill 197 – Ontario’s COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act on July 21, 2020 which has instituted strategic revisions to the Environmental Assessment Act and weakened the requirements of Ontario’s Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) to oversee and monitor the environmental impacts of resource extraction […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 2020230 Views

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Court Issues Injunction Against Government of Manitoba

Court issues injunction against Government of Manitoba August 27, 2020 – On Thursday, August 20, 2020, Justice Lanchbery of the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench issued an interlocutory injunction against the Government of Manitoba halting work on an access road and other activities related to the proposed Outlet Channels Project. The successful injunction was filed […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 202099 Views

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Civil Liberties and Indigenous Rights Groups Call on CRCC to Immediately Take Conduct of Investigation into Wet’suwet’en Land Defender’s Police Complaint

VANCOUVER/ (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) territories, August 27, 2020 –BC Civil Liberties Association and Union of BC Indian Chiefs are calling on the Chairperson of the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP (CRCC) to immediately take charge of the investigation of a Wet’suwet’en land defender’s police complaint. According to Mr. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 2020120 Views

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Why Haudenosaunee women are central to advocating for land rights, from Oka to Caledonia – CBC

Aug 26, 2020 ‘As rights holders, we should be the ones consulted,’ says activist Ellen Gabriel According to the Haudenosaunee worldview, all issues regarding land fall on the responsibility of women. It’s why a group of women from Six Nations of the Grand River are opposing the use of injunctions against their community members who […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 202058 Views

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City of Barrie: Archaeological assessment work continuing at the Allandale Station lands

August 21, 2020 (Barrie, ON) The City of Barrie, together with the Huron-Wendat Nation and the Williams Treaty First Nation communities, is making further progress on the archaeological study of the historic Allandale Station lands. As the Stage 4 archaeology study continues, the City and partners are beginning further assessment and burial site investigation. Work […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202067 Views

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Indigenous Land Back Camp challenges perceptions – TheRecord.com

Aug. 24, 2020 The mommy groups are the worst, showing up every morning with their strollers for baby yoga, scowling from a distance — that’s right, the popular stink-eye — at the Indigenous Land Back Camp situated in a bucolic pocket of Kitchener’s Victoria Park. “They’ll jump back and say ‘Well, I guess we’re not invited!” notes […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202047 Views

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