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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, 201916 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, 201835 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, 201828 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, 201841 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, 201872 Views

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Specific claims agreements with the Innu of Pessamit result in the largest compensation awarded in Quebec

May 11, 2018   Pessamit, Quebec                    Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to a renewed relationship with Indigenous Peoples, based on the recognition of rights, respect, co-operation, and partnership. With the signature of two specific claims agreements with the Innu of Pessamit, we have taken one more step toward reaching this […]

by pmnationtalk on May 14, 201858 Views

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Government of Canada makes a significant Coastal Restoration Fund investment in coastal habitat restoration in the Gaspé through the Oceans Protection Plan

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada News release New Richmond, Quebec The protection and restoration of the environment is a top priority of the Government of Canada, which is providing resources through the Oceans Protection Plan for environmental protection and restoration. Canadians and future generations will benefit from healthier ecosystems that support marine wildlife, as a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 201852 Views

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Bill 99: First Nations Are Sovereign and Will Protect the Integrity of Their Unceded Territories

WENDAKE, QC, April 20, 2018  – In response to the decision of the Quebec Superior Court to uphold the Act respecting the exercise of the fundamental rights and prerogatives of the Québec people and the Québec State (Bill 99), the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) totally rejects the very foundations of the Quebec provincial government’s […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201849 Views

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The Atikamekw of Obedjiwan receive significant support in fight to protect ancestral lands

OBEDJIWAN, QC, March 1, 2018  – As part of its ongoing efforts to provide greater protection for their ancestral lands, the Atikamekw community of Obedjiwan recently welcomed representatives from the U.S.-based Natural Resources Defence Council (NRDC) to visit their territory. The visit, which took place February 20 through the 23, had as an objective to facilitate a dialogue between both parties […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 201866 Views

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Protection of ancestral lands – Atikamekw Council of Opitciwan welcomes the Williams Lake Aboriginal Community’s Supreme Court victory

OPITCIWAN, QC, Feb. 7, 2018 – The Atikamekw Council of Opitciwan is pleased with the British Columbian Williams Lake First Nation’s February 2 victory in Canada’s highest court regarding a judgment on a dispute with the federal government over ancestral land claims. The Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling allows the Williams Lake First Nation to pursue its claim to obtain financial compensation from […]

by pmnationtalk on February 7, 201862 Views

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