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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, 2017115 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, 2017125 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, 2017124 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, 2017145 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, 2017172 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, 2017142 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, 2017132 Views

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President calls on Premier to request charges be dropped against Labrador Land Protectors

April 11, 2017 President Johannes Lampe writes to Premier Dwight Ball requesting that Nalcor Energy be approached to drop criminal and civil charges against Labrador Land Protectors. Letter to Premier Ball – Charges against Labrador Land Protectors NT5

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 2017159 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, 2017152 Views

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Former site of Fairyland fun park to go to Mi’kmaq Confederacy – CBC

The property was purchased by the provincial government in 2012 for the Trans-Canada Highway realignment Mar 07, 2017 The Mi’kmaq Conferedacy of P.E.I. will be obtaining land from the former Fairyland fun park and Encounter Creek amusement park in New Haven. Brian Francis, Chief of Abegweit First Nation said the property was part of a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 7, 2017147 Views

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