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21 Additional First Nations welcomed as Signatories to the Framework Agreement

(April 21, 2017) On behalf of the Lands Advisory Board, and the Framework Agreement Signatory First Nations, and with the full support of Canada, we are delighted to welcome the following 21 new signatory nations to the Framework Agreement. This brings the total number of Framework Agreement Signatory First Nations to 148. This year the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201710 Views

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Moose Cree FN: Treaty Land Entitlement Update

March 27, 2017 – Treaty Land Entitlement Update Chief & council is hosting a community information session and update on the Treaty Land Entitlement Process on Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the E.P.R. Centre.Read More. NT5

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 20176 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, 201718 Views

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Alderville First Nation part of negotiations on a long-standing treaty dispute – DurhamRegion.com

NORTHUMBERLAND — Alderville First Nation and Mississaugas of Scugog Island are among the nations slated to begin formal negotiations with Canada and Ontario on a long-standing treaty dispute involving harvesting — hunting, fishing and trapping rights. The Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario and the seven Williams Treaties First Nations — Alderville First Nation, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 20178 Views

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Nature Conservancy of Canada buys ‘pristine’ area on north shore of Lake Superior – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017 By Peter Cameron THE CANADIAN PRESS The Nature Conservancy of Canada says it has purchased more than 1,000 hectares of property on the north shore of Lake Superior that is crucial to species such as bald eagles and peregrine falcons. It says the Big Trout Bay area is one of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 20177 Views

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Hope Bay case wrapping up – Wiarton Echo

March 28, 2017 Members of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation have voted in favour of a proposal to settle litigation between the First Nation and the Canadian government over cottages at Hope Bay. In Friday’s vote, 82 per cent of the close to 500 band members who voted were in favour of directing […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201720 Views

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Fort William chief seeking settlement of land tax issue with Thunder Bay – CBC

City still has taxing authority over former railway lands expropriated from First Nation in early 1900s Mar 28, 2017 The chief of Fort William First Nation says the City of Thunder Bay should follow the federal government’s lead concerning lands expropriated from the community over 100 years ago. Peter Collins addressed city council on Monday, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201712 Views

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On World Water Day, AFN National Chief Stands with Yukon First Nations at Supreme Court

On World Water Day, AFN National Chief Stands with Yukon First Nations at Supreme Court March 22, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today spoke on the steps of the Supreme Court of Canada to mark World Water Day and to support the Yukon First Nations who are […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 201717 Views

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Carleton to Host Panel on Protecting the Peel Watershed

March 17, 2017 Carleton University will host the panel event Protecting the Peel Watershed: Indigenous rights, conservation and the law, featuring renowned Indigenous rights lawyer Thomas Berger, as well as First Nations and environmental leaders from the Yukon – Chief Roberta Joseph of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in, Councillor Dana Tizya-Tramm of the Vuntut Gwitchin and Executive […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201715 Views

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First Nation claims rights substantiated after legal win – The Chronicle Journal

March 7, 2017 Batchewana First Nation says its legal victory against the province has “substantiated” the rights of indigenous people to harvest timber on their traditional lands. The 10-year-old case came to an end last month when an Ontario judge awarded court costs totalling $390,000 to four members of the Sault Ste. Marie-area band, including […]

by ahnationtalk on March 7, 20179 Views

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