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Update: ‘The Crown did not act honourably,’ lawyer for P.E.I. Mi’kmaq argues in Mill River case – The Guardian

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – The sale of Mill River to a private developer in 2017 happened with no meaningful consultation and has “left the process of reconciliation in need of repair,” the lawyer for the Mi’kmaq First Nations argued Wednesday in P.E.I. Supreme Court. Wednesday marked day two of hearings dealing with a judicial review application […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 2018189 Views

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Mi’kmaq, PEI property rights dispute heads to court – The Globe and Mail

A long-simmering property rights dispute between Mi’kmaq people on Prince Edward Island and the provincial government that has landmark potential will be aired in a PEI court this week. The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI, which represents Abegweit and Lennox Island First Nations, the two Mi’kmaq bands on PEI, has applied for judicial review of the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 2018186 Views

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Tribunal rules downtown Edmundston is on Maliseet First Nation land – CBC

Madawaska First Nation fought for recognition of land claim for more than 20 years Nov 30, 2017 A First Nation in northwestern New Brunswick is celebrating a hard-fought legal victory in its claim to land encompassing most of downtown Edmundston. Canada’s Specific Claims tribunal said Wednesday that the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation’s claim to the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 2017194 Views

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A 1st in New Brunswick! Madawaska Maliseet First Nation now the 78th Framework Agreement signatory to vote YES!

On November 2, 2017, Madawaska Maliseet First Nation (MMFN) became the first Framework Agreement signatory in New Brunswick to ratify a community Land Code! With a number of environmental and economic development projects currently being considered by the community, the MMFN Land Code vote is very timely. The vote transfers the governance authority, over MMFN […]

by aanationtalk on November 8, 2017161 Views

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Religious, indigenous leaders demand rainforests be saved – CP

Source: The Associated Press Jun 19, 2017 10:55 By Matti Huuhtanen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HELSINKI _ Religious and indigenous leaders on Monday called for an end to deforestation in the first international multi-faith, multi-cultural plea to reduce the emissions that fuel climate change. Participants from 21 countries gathered at a conference in the Norwegian capital of Oslo, hoping […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 2017172 Views

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First Nation cut off from half its land for 50 years hopes to get access again – CBC

Band members will have their say on the multi-million dollar highway project July 13 Jun 05, 2017 A “pivotal vote” next month will determine whether a small First Nation near Antigonish, N.S., gains access to reserve land that’s sat unused for decades. The construction of the Trans-Canada Highway in the mid-60s split the Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 2017175 Views

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Eel Ground FN: Crown Land Harvest for 2017-2018

May 31, 2017 To all Eel Ground First Nation Band members: Please be advised that the 2017-2018 Crown Land Harvest will commence, if all goes as planned, on or about June 14, 2017. To avoid confusion, any Band member wishing to participate in this seasons harvest is requested to contact Ernie Ward personally for block […]

by pmnationtalk on May 31, 2017197 Views

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Crown land deal on hold pending First Nations consultations – CBC

10-year lease to manage western Crown lands unlikely to be signed until after election Apr 26, 2017 A pending long-term lease for management of some Nova Scotia Crown lands by a consortium of mills is delayed as the provincial government continues consultations with First Nations leaders. WestFor, an organization comprised of 13 mills, has been […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 2017236 Views

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Video: Why have a survey done on First Nations land?

Have a look!  Here is a great video on the many reasons for surveys on First Nations land, by Canada Land Surveyors. Please take a moment to watch this informative video by clicking here! NT5

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 2017202 Views

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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, 2017178 Views

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