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LABRC: Katzie First Nation Votes YES to their Community Land Code

Congratulations to Katzie First Nation!  On March 29, 2017, Katzie First Nation eligible voters ratified their community land code, and in doing so, opted out of 34 limiting, land-related sections of the Indian Act.  Their land code is a vital step towards cultural and economic self-sufficiency for the community, and the environmental protection and proper […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201736 Views

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LABRC: Lake Cowichan First Nation now the 72nd Operational Signatory Nation!

On March 31st, 2017, Lake Cowichan First Nation voters fully embraced their community land code by voting 100% in support of its ratification. The 72nd signatory nation to ratify a land code under the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management, Lake Cowichan First Nation now has the jurisdiction to protect and govern their reserve […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201745 Views

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LABRC: Questions about Surveys on First Nations Lands? Download some answers now!

Is there any continuing federal responsibility for First Nations lands? Canada will continue to hold title to First Nation land, although Canada will have no management authority over the land. The Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development will no longer be involved in the management of the First Nation’s reserve lands. Who is liable […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201750 Views

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Working to safeguard ancestral territories – BC Gov

For 26-year-old Dallas Nikal, protecting the environment and ensuring First Nations play a leadership role in managing natural resources in their ancestral territories is vital. A member of the Wet’suwet’en Nation, Dallas is part of a First Nations team working on environmental projects in the Skeena region. Currently, these projects are focused on monitoring wetland […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 201770 Views

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Land swap expected to get provincial approval this afternoon – Goldstream Gazette

Mar 14, 2017 A three way land-transfer agreement involving Metchosin, Langford and Beecher Bay First Nation is expected to receive provincial approval this afternoon. It’s expected that Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development Peter Fassbender will make the announcement while joined with Beecher Bay Chief Russ Chipps, Langford Mayor Stew Young and Metchosin Mayor […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201740 Views

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The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Applies to Intervene at The Supreme Court Of Canada to Support Williams Lake & The Specific Claims Tribunal

March 9, 2017. Treaty One Territory. Today the AMC filed an application for leave to intervene at the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) on the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) decision overturning the findings of the Specific Claims Tribunal (SCT) in Canada v Williams Lake Indian Band. AMC Grand Chief Derek Nepinak stated “this case […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 201749 Views

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Douglas Treaties translated into First Nations languages nearly 170 years later – Two Row Times

March 1, 2017 VICTORIA — In the English language, a fish is just a fish, but for the Tsartlip First Nation on Vancouver Island, words can vary when referring to catching, preserving or cooking the animal. Vancouver Island First Nations and researchers at the University of Victoria are now taking a closer look at those […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 201736 Views

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Canada 150: Frank Calder founded Nisga’a Tribal Council, affirmed aboriginal title rights – Vancouver Sun

March 2, 2017 To mark Canada’s 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians. In 1913, the son of Arthur Calder (Na-qua-oon, hereditary chief of the Nisga’a Wolf Clan) and his young wife Louisa, was drowned in a canoe accident on the Nass River. Not long after, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 201733 Views

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Opinion: The land question should be a matter of concern – Vancouver Sun

January 30, 2017 Most of B.C. is built on unceeded aboriginal land, which means that absent a treaty, the province’s legal foundation is on shaky ground. For this reason, British Columbians ought to be concerned about the slow pace of reconciliation of aboriginal rights and title. Since the British North America Act established Canada as […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201743 Views

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Proposal for South Okanagan land protection to move forward

January 27, 2017 OSOYOOS – The Province has announced that planning discussions to achieve the objectives outlined in the Province’s proposal to protect lands in the South Okanagan are moving forward with the support and participation of the Lower Similkameen Indian Band, Penticton Indian Band and Osoyoos Indian Band, which are the three Okanagan Nation […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201729 Views

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