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YT Government: Information on hunting on First Nations Settlement Lands

As the hunting season in Yukon continues and in consideration of COVID-19 concerns, the Government of Yukon would like to remind Yukon hunters of the following information: Licensed hunters do not require permission to hunt on non-Settlement Lands in any traditional territory. Licensed hunters need written permission from First Nations: before hunting any big game […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202055 Views

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Petition started to give ‘Land Back Camp’ in Victoria Park to the Indigenous community – CTV News

August 21, 2020 WATERLOO — A petition is asking Waterloo Region officials to give the “Land Back Camp” in Kitchener’s Victoria Park to the Indigenous community. Lori Campbell appeared as a delegate at the region’s virtual council meeting on Thursday night to make the case about how important the space now is. “We need our […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 202076 Views

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Caledonia barricades come down, camp stays up as land dispute continues – APTN News

Rail line stays closed and no timeline on when roads will open After pressure from police and lengthy community deliberations, people from Six Nations of the Grand River largely dismantled a blockade of tires, wood and vehicles that stood for over two weeks on the outskirts of Caledonia, Ont. “Haudenosaunee Land Defenders began the process […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 202044 Views

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Grassroots support for Six Nations land defenders grows, while local mayor voices opposition – APTN News

“We know that this issue will not be resolved by the use of injunctions,” say Haudenosaunee hereditary chiefs. The second convoy in a week arrived at the site of a land reclamation by Haudenosaunee and allies just outside of Six Nations Tuesday evening. Dozens have taken over the McKenzie Meadows construction site, a planned housing […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 202092 Views

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Caledonia land reclamation garners support of Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs Council – APTN News

Aug 18, 2020 Meanwhile, fire damages house of Six Nations Elected Chief Mark Hill Tuesday Flags flapped in the wind as the sun rose over the 1492 Land Back Lane camp Tuesday morning. Cars honked often as they raced past throughout the day. Behind the flags, a spray-painted sign issued one short demand: “land back.” […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 202067 Views

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KAIROS solidarity and support for the 1492 Land Back Lane Defenders

KAIROS joins others in expressing grave concern about the recent attacks against Haudenosaunee land defenders by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) on August 5, 2020. Whether in the Philippines or here on Turtle Island, we denounce violence against land defenders who are asserting inherent rights to self-determination and to free, prior and informed consent.  We call on the Canadian state to respect and honour Indigenous law and Indigenous rights, and to uphold the United Nations Declaration on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2020191 Views

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Kitselas Master Plan Survey Seeks Input from Thornhill Residents

Kitselas First Nation Master Plan Kitselas First Nation is developing a Master Plan for a portion of land located in Thornhill that was part of the Kitselas LNG Benefits Agreement (2017). (DL373) These lands are subject to Regional District bylaws and development regulations, including the Thornhill Official Community Plan that was recently adopted in June […]

by aanationtalk on August 14, 2020150 Views

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Wet’suwet’en Newsletter on update on MOU discussions

Attached please find a Newsletter updating the MOU discussions between Wet’suwet’en, BC & Canada. /files/Alh_Gihk_August_2020_Update_-_final_version_.pdf Joint Statement on Memorandum of Understanding /files/Joint_Statement_12Aug2020_draft.pdf NT5

by aanationtalk on August 14, 2020273 Views

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Province, Taku River Tlingit First Nation work on historic issues at Tulsequah Chief Mine

For Immediate Release 2020EMPR0036-001507 Aug. 12, 2020 Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources TULSEQUAH – In collaboration with the Taku River Tlingit First Nation (TRTFN), the Province has committed to spending up to $1.575 million for site preparation and studies to support early reclamation work at the Tulsequah Chief Mine site. The work will […]

by aanationtalk on August 12, 2020233 Views

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Indigenous protesters return to site of Caledonia, Ont., land dispute day after arrests – National Post

Protesters have dubbed the site ‘1492 Land Back Lane’ and began occupying it more than two weeks ago, arguing the development violates their sovereignty CALEDONIA, Ont. — Indigenous demonstrators have returned to the site of a housing development at the centre of a land dispute in southern Ontario, the day after nine people were arrested […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2020103 Views

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