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Métis land claim could spark ‘reset’ in relations between Indigenous people and government, says prof – CBC

Ken Coates says negotiation is far better for all parties than expensive, protracted court battles Oct 17, 2019 University of Saskatchewan professor Ken Coates hopes this week’s massive Métis land claim will spark a change in the relationship between governments and Indigenous people. Métis people from Saskatchewan and Alberta filed a 120,000 square-kilometre land claim […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2019233 Views

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Northern Sask. and Alberta Metis groups pursuing ‘unprecedented and historic’ land claim – CTV News

October 16, 2019 SASKATOON –Metis leaders from northern Alberta and northern Saskatchewan are taking the federal government to court over a 120,000 square-kilometre piece of land spanning both provinces, saying it was fraudulently taken away. “We need to do something about getting our land back,” said Jim Durocher, president of the local Metis in Ile […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2019167 Views

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Sault Tribe opposes ferrochrome processing facility – SooToday.com

Michigan tribe doesn’t want Noront’s smelter ‘anywhere near the Great Lakes or our traditional homelands’ The following ferrochrome resolution was passed Tuesday night by Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians, at a meeting at Kewadin Casino in the Michigan Sault. As SooToday reported yesterday, Noront’s first open house on its proposal will take place on Wednesday, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2019249 Views

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Indigenous mapping conference giving attendees new on-the-land skills – CBC

75 people can take workshops to advance technical skills, learn traditional knowledge around mapping Oct 10, 2019 About 75 people from across Canada, and as far as Australia and New Zealand, are in Inuvik, N.W.T., to attend an Indigenous mapping workshop this week. The goal of the 6th annual Indigenous Mapping Workshop is to give […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 2019158 Views

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City of Yellowknife: Community Plan Public Review

October 07, 2019 The City of Yellowknife, in partnership with Dillon Consulting Limited, is undertaking a Community Plan review and invites residents to take part in the process. A Community Plan is the road map for how land will be used and planned for over the next 20 years. This review is mandated by territorial […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2019149 Views

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QIA puts in place tourism operation fees for use of Inuit Owned Land

Iqaluit, Nunavut – October 9, 2019 – TheQikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) has implemented tourism operation fees for access to Inuit Owned Lands by commercial tourism operators. “Inuit in Qikiqtani communities have expressed concern regarding the increased amount of commercial tourism activities in the region, particularly cruise ships,” says QIA President, P.J. Akeeagok, “QIA put in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2019280 Views

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Matsqui First Nation makes claim for loss of reserve land dating back 155 years – CBC

In 1864, the Matsqui Nation was allotted 9,600 acres of land. The Colony of B.C. sold off nearly all of it Oct 08, 2019 The Matsqui First Nation wants federal compensation for the historic loss of almost all of its Indian reservation land going back 155 years. According to the claim, 99 per cent of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2019226 Views

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Shell Canada returns much-needed land to Aamjiwnaang First Nation – Sarnia and Lambton County This Week

October 4, 2019 A blossoming partnership between Aamjiwnaang and Shell’s Sarnia Refinery has members of the local First Nation ecstatic over the possibility of housing projects that could help return indigenous people to the land south of the border city. That partnership culminated in a 28-hectare land transfer Oct. 3, more than 90 years after […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 2019221 Views

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Anishinabek Nation: Lands, Resources and Economics Forum

October 22 @ 8:00 am – October 24 @ 5:00 pm Invitation to Attend Registration Form Draft Agenda NT5

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 2019166 Views

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Shell to Transfer 70 Acres of Land to the Aamjiwnaang First Nation

Oct 03, 2019 Today, Shell Canada and Aamjiwnaang First Nation announced the transfer of approximately 70 acres of land. The land being gifted to Aamjiwnaang, which is adjacent to Shell’s Sarnia Manufacturing Centre in Corunna, Ontario, was presented in a ceremony earlier today. “The acquisition of this piece of land, which once belonged to Aamjiwnaang, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2019252 Views

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