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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, 2020235 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, 2020105 Views

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On the Land Funds Offered from IRC for the Summer Season

August 04, 2020 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) has been successful in securing a limited amount of funding to distribute to individuals and families in the region for a one-time continuation of On the Land (OTL). If your household is going on the land during the summer months and would like to apply for funding to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2020181 Views

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Quebec Export of Electricity to the United States – The moment of truth for Pessamit and Wemotaci First Nations

QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 5, 2020 – The Innu First Nation of Pessamit and the Atikamekw First Nation of Wemotaci (Province of Quebec) are joining forces to put an end to the stranglehold of the Quebec government and Hydro-Québec on their traditional territories. They mean to obtain compensation for production facilities, reservoirs and transmission lines set […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2020198 Views

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TNRD Secures Land Tenure for New Fire Hall in Loon Lake

Kamloops, BC – July 31, 2020 – The Loon Lake community is one step closer to a new fire hall with the confirmation of a Crown Lease secured from the provincial government. The 2.64 acre Crown Lease is located approximately half way along Loon Lake, within 8 km of the most populous area of the community. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202067 Views

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Ipperwash Summer Series: The Ipperwash Inquiry and Natural Resource Stewardship – Anishinabek News

As we approach the 25th anniversary of the Ipperwash crisis, it is important to revisit the recommendations made in the Ipperwash Inquiry Report in regards to the nature of Ontario resource management and the investigation’s proposed path forward. Undeniably, stewardship, sharing, and control of natural resources and their development were at the core of the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202060 Views

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Yukon’s Gold Rush-era system for staking mineral claims, explained – The Narwhal

Critics say the territory’s free entry system, which is the first step toward mine development, unfairly gives prospectors rights to First Nations’ land and private properties Skeeter Wright has owned his densely wooded property in Whitehorse since the 1970s but, for the past two decades, he’s had to share it, in a sense, after a […]

by mmnationtalk on July 31, 2020215 Views

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Kátł’odeeche First Nation passes land law – Cabin Radio

July 30, 2020 The Kátł’odeeche First Nation (KFN) is the first group in the NWT to pass a land law allowing it to effectively manage its own land and resources, Chief April Martel said on Wednesday. The land law gives KFN the power to make decisions over its land, resources, and economic development, something Martel […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202084 Views

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Ermineskin Cree Nation Plans for Growth

From 1972 to 2009 Ermineskin’s population grew from about 1,000 to 4,000. The Nation needs room to grow and lands to support our people. Chief and Council are pleased to announce that the Ermineskin Cree Nation is in the early stages of expanding the Nation’s reserve lands by approximately 50%. Changes to the Government of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 2020142 Views

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Research Confirms: Indigenous Guardians Deliver Economic, Social & Environmental Success

July 29th 2020 Indigenous Guardian programs deliver proven benefits for First Nations peoples and non-Indigenous Canadians across the country, according to a new report by the University of Victoria Environmental Law Centre and the First Nations Energy and Mining Council. Their record of success includes creating economic opportunity, conserving large landscapes and strengthening communities. They […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 2020241 Views

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