Doig River, Blueberry River sign historic Treaty Land Entitlement – Alaska Highway News

Doig River, Blueberry River sign historic Treaty Land Entitlement – Alaska Highway News

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 202246 Views

Blueberry River and Doig River First Nations gathered Monday to sign a historic treaty land entitlement agreement more than 20 years in the making, settling land debts still owed from the signing of Treaty 8.

Blueberry River and Doig River First Nations gathered Monday to sign a historic treaty land entitlement agreement more than 20 years in the making, settling land debts still owed from the signing of Treaty 8.

Chiefs and councils signed the settlement agreements with each other, the Government of Canada, the Province of British Columbia, and the Province of Alberta, moving their communities forward into a new era. Over 5,000 hectares of land will be returned to the two nations, including land near K’ih Tsaa?dze Tribal Park and  Petersen’s Crossing.

Read More: https://www.alaskahighwaynews.ca/fort-st-john/doig-river-blueberry-river-sign-historic-treaty-land-entitlement-5524787

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