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500 acres of California forestland returned to indigenous tribes – BBC

A group of native tribes in California has regained ownership of more than 500 acres of redwood forestland they were forcibly removed from centuries ago. Save the Redwoods League, a non-profit, said the property is now owned by the Sinkyone Council, which represents “the original stewards of this land”. Formerly known as Andersonia West, the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202245 Views

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Province transfers land to Abegweit First Nation

Jan 21 2022 The Government of Prince Edward Island has transferred three parcels of Crown land to the Abegweit First Nation. The Government of Prince Edward Island is committed to meaningful reconciliation with the PEI Mi’kmaq and is always exploring opportunities to address shared goals with First Nations in PEI. The three parcels being transferred […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 2022147 Views

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Assembly Assess Future of Owl’s Head Provincial Park

November 30, 2021 The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs (Assembly) has long been concerned with the potential sale of lands at Owl’s Head Provincial Park, a 267.62 ha parcel of Crown land located near Little Harbour and Clam Harbour, Halifax County. The lands were to be sold for use as a golf course to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 2021131 Views

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Statement: Report released on the Nunatukavut Community Council’s Land Claim

October 28, 2021 Today the Nunatsiavut Government released a report examining the land claim and assertions of Inuit identity of the Nunatukavut Community Council (NCC). Recently, the Nunatsiavut Government released a statement declaring that it does not recognize the NCC proposed land claim and has come to the conclusion that the NCC has not established […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 2021115 Views

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First Nations title acknowledgements could be used as evidence in N.B. land claim case, say experts – CBC

Oct 19, 2021 Whether it would sway judge’s decision, however, is difficult to say First Nations land acknowledgements by New Brunswick public servants could potentially be submitted as evidence in an upcoming legal battle in a title claim covering about half of the province, say experts. But whether they’d ultimately sway the decision of a judge is […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202157 Views

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NB organizations denounce gag order on Indigenous land acknowledgements – Global News

October 18 2021 Two organizations in New Brunswick are taking a stance against the attorney general’s memo to prohibit the use of any Indigenous land acknowledgement by public sector employees – calling the move divisive. Nathalie Sturgeon reports. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/8275452/n-b-organizations-denounce-gag-order-on-indigenous-land-acknowledgements

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202158 Views

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Lennox Island and Province sign land agreement for Mount Pleasant

The Province has transferred two parcels of Crown land to the Lennox Island First Nation. The Government of Prince Edward Island is providing over 27 acres of land, including the West Prince Visitor Information Centre, to the Lennox Island Development Corporation (LIDC) to begin the creation of the Lennox Island Tourism Centre. “I am very […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 202162 Views

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Qalipu FN: Land Use Survey

June 8, 2021 Qalipu First Nation is conducting a land use survey in partnership with Matador Mining. The data from the survey will be used to prepare a report to help advise the Environmental Assessment process for the proposed goldmine near Cape Ray on the south-west coast. It will also help to identify any potential […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2021124 Views

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Saint John to have land acknowledgment read before council meetings – CBC

Jun 03, 2021 First land acknowledgment in Saint John council history to happen June 14 Saint John city council has made the decision to begin each council meeting with a land acknowledgement alongside community members singing the national anthem. Mayor-elect Donna Reardon said Wednesday the first reading of a land acknowledgement in city council history […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 2021125 Views

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Madawaska Maliseet First Nation and Canada reach historic land claim settlement agreement

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada April 13, 2021 — Madawaska Maliseet First Nation, New Brunswick — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Honouring Canada’s legal obligations to First Nations and working collaboratively to renew relationships are key to righting historical wrongs to advance reconciliation with First Nations in Canada. Chief Patricia Bernard of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 2021121 Views

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