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Inuit Nunangat Land Area And Coastline

Land and coastline are integral to Inuit survival. Most Inuit Nunangat communities are located on the coast for transportation and for access to marine wildlife and plants including whales, seal, fish, shellfish and kelp. Being on the land is a core part of Inuit cultural practices, hunting and survival, art and music, knowledge transfer, and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 20239 Views

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Assistance to be Offered to Residents of Mud Lake for Relocation

September 8, 2022 Today, the Honourable Krista Lynn Howell, Minister of Municipal and Provincial Affairs and the Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced that the Provincial Government will offer relocation assistance to residents of Mud Lake. Assistance is being extended as a result of previous and potential flooding events which have […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2022190 Views

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Canada and Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation settle Highway Right-of-Way Specific Claim

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada August 5, 2022 Today, Chief Tma Francis and the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, announced that Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation and the Government of Canada have reached an agreement to settle Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation’s Highway Right of Way Specific Claim. This longstanding historical grievance involves a right […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2022130 Views

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Request for Applications – Inuit connection and access to the Torngat Mountains National Park Pilot Project at the Torngat Mountains Base Camp and Research Station

The Department of Language, Culture and Tourism is looking for an application within Nunatsiavut (Nain, Hopedale, Rigolet, Makkovik, Postville, Rigolet) for a family of five to attend the Inuit connection and access to the Torngat Mountains National Park Pilot Project at the Torngat Mountains Base Camp and Research Station for the 2022 season. Applicants must […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 202250 Views

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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, 202299 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, 2022196 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, 2021183 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, 2021170 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, 2021111 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, 2021111 Views

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