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Developer offers to give land back to First Nation where Oka Crisis happened – CBC

Land is a part of The Pines, a forested area important to the Mohawks of Kanesatake Jul 11, 2019 A Quebec developer is offering to give back to the Mohawks of Kanesatake part of a forested area of land that was at the heart of the Oka Crisis. Grégoire Gollin said he’s committed to transferring […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201924 Views

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The Government of Canada concludes an important chapter concerning surplus land in the former Mirabel airport reserve

From: Transport Canada April 15, 2019 Mirabel, Quebec Transport Canada The Government of Canada is committed to furthering important socio-economic objectives that contribute to the growth and development of communities across Canada. Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced that it is restarting the process to sell surplus lands from the former Mirabel […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 201949 Views

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Indigenous guardians, leaders hope to build a national watchman program – National Observer

Shaunna Morgan Siegers was first called by the land and water when she was 18, halfway through her first year at university. She says she could see herself sitting on the high banks of the Rupert River, looking west at the setting sun. She headed home, to the Waskaganish First Nation on the southern shores […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201949 Views

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Appeals hope to highlight opposition to Dundee settlement agreement in Akwesasne – CBC

Jan 30, 2019 5 appeals waiting to be processed before Akwesasne can accept a $240 million offer from Canada The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne will have to wait to accept a $240 million offer from Canada to settle a 130-year-old land grievance until a number of appeals are processed through its court system. Five Ahkwesahsró:non […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201957 Views

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Opitciwan First Nation taking Canada and Quebec to court over land rights after long wait – APTN News

January 23, 2019 The Atikamekw Nation filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Quebec Superior Court to settle a land claim that has been under negotiation for decades. “40 years! 40 years of negotiations that have lead to no satisfactory social projects,” said Chief Christian Awashish. “So starting today, we will cease all territory negotiations, and we […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201952 Views

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‘Native Land’ Map Helps You Recognize Which Indigenous Territory You Live On – HuffPost Canada

“It helps plant a seed that there’s people here before you, these are the lands that they’re on, and they’re still here.” @What traditional territory is your city on? Are you on unceded xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) territory? The territory of the Huron-Wendat and Petun First Nations, the Seneca and Mississaugas of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 2019100 Views

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Akwesasne votes Yes to accepting $240M Dundee land claim settlement – CBC

Nearly 80 per cent of voters approved settlement over western Quebec lands The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne will accept a $240 million offer from Canada to settle a 130-year-old land grievance after a majority voted Yes in a referendum held over the weekend. Out of 2,197 voters, 79.61 per cent approved the terms and conditions […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201885 Views

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Is Crown offer to buy back stolen land fair to Akwesasne Mohawks? – Toronto Star

Nov. 28, 2018 The Mohawk of Akwesasne want their land back, and they should have it. It was unjustly taken from them more than a century ago when Canada prioritized settlement over honouring Aboriginal land title. Since then, however, Canada’s legal framework has evolved and does allow for that land to simply be returned to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201862 Views

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Understanding Assessment of First Nation Lands – FNTC

Understanding Assessment of First Nation Lands under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act and section 83 of the Indian Act. First Nations contract with qualified, independent assessors to assess the leases, licenses and other occupations of their lands (generally referred to as “interests in land”). Over the past 30 years, a national approach to assessment […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201866 Views

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Broken in two: Historians debate whether Montreal is unceded Mohawk territory – APTN

June 29, 2018 In this era of land acknowledgments, many have been calling Montreal unceded Mohawk territory. But some say that traditionally, it’s just not true. Tom Fennario has the story. Read More: http://aptnnews.ca/2018/06/29/broken-in-two-historians-debate-whether-montreal-is-unceded-mohawk-territory/

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 2018118 Views

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