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LAB AGM 2020: Online Event

2020 Lands Advisory Board Virtual AGM hosted by Whitecap Dakota First Nation This meeting is open to all Operational and Developmental First Nations that are signatory to the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management as well as First Nations who may be interested in learning more about the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 202097 Views

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Demonstrators, police clash as judge grants permanent injunction in Indigenous land dispute – 680 News

An Ontario judge has ordered demonstrators to permanently leave a construction site at the centre of an Indigenous land dispute, saying he won’t hear constitutional arguments in the case because previous orders to clear the area were ignored. Hours after the ruling, provincial police said cruisers near the McKenzie Meadows site were approached by protesters […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 2020125 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report Oct 12-18, 2020 – First Peoples Law

Oct 12-18, 2020 This week’s edition includes #AllEyesOnMikmaki, COVID-19, consultation, the colonizers’ rule of law, land defence, systemic racism, settler terrorism and more. Settler terrorism continues in Mi’kma’ki. Get informed with this explainer and open letter on Mi’kmaq fishing rights Angry mob trap Mi’kmaw fishermen at a lobster pound in southwestern Nova Scotia – Ku’ku’kwes […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202048 Views

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Saugeen Ojibway Nation Trial Coming to An End

OCTOBER 16, 2020 Closing arguments are set to begin on October 19, 2020, in two longstanding claims by the Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON): a claim about its ownership of lands under water and a claim about the Crown’s promise to protect some of SON’s traditional homelands. Closings arguments for both claims will be heard by […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2020177 Views

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Greater Land Protection Across Nova Scotia

October 14, 2020 Nova Scotia has extensive coastline, pristine lakes and rivers, diverse ecosystems and an array of scenic views. Government is committed to protecting the province’s land and waterways with the addition of 10 more designated protected areas. Two of the areas will be recognized with Mi’kmaw names. “Nova Scotia is one of the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 2020195 Views

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Indigenous land claim vs. developers — inside the Six Nations Land Back Lane protests – CBC

Join our live interview on Thursday at noon on Facebook; send us your questions and comments Oct 13, 2020 Join our Facebook Live Thursday at noon with CBC reporter Jorge Barrera. He’s been covering the Indigenous claim to land that is part of the Haldimand Tract granted to Six Nations of the Grand River in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 2020103 Views

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NAN Congratulates Missanabie Cree First Nation on Settlement of Historic Land Claim

Thunder Bay, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the NAN Executive Council, congratulates Missanabie Cree First Nation for reaching a historic claim settlement with their federal Treaty partner for reserve land promised under Treaty No. 9: “We join with the leadership and members of Missanabie Cree to celebrate this […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 2020121 Views

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Missanabie Cree Nation receives settlement on a 100 year old land claim – APTN News

Oct 07, 2020 Missanabie First Nation in Ontario has received $150 million from the federal government in compensation for a 114 year old land claim. The settlement is between the government of Canada and the Missanabie Cree First Nation. Land was originally promised to the First Nation under Treaty No. 9 in Ontario back in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 202071 Views

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Local advocacy group seeks justice on Indigenous land claims – Windsor Star

A local advocacy group that supports Indigenous rights as “land defenders” in a current provincial court battle known as 1492 Land Back Lane staged a demonstration of support Wednesday outside the downtown Windsor court buildings. Shkawbewisag Student Law Society, connected to the University of Windsor’s law school, has been holding events all week as part […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 202058 Views

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Missanabie Cree First Nation and Canada celebrate historic claim settlement related to reserve land promised under Treaty No. 9

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada October 6, 2020 — Ottawa, ON — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada — Missanabie Cree First Nation As Canada continues its journey of reconciliation and renewal with First Nations, we need to confront our history and work together in partnership to find shared solutions that address the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 2020190 Views

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