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Chiefs to travel to Quebec City to oppose Bill 85 and take position on A30 Lands

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) wishes to inform the Community that Chief & Council will be traveling to Quebec City on Tuesday, August 15th to hold a press conference concerning the proposed Bill 85 and related Autoroute 30 (A30) lands issues. The visit to Quebec will be to present Kahnawà:ke’s position on the matter of […]

by pmnationtalk on August 10, 201732 Views

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Opinion: The Oka Crisis was supposed to be a wake-up call. Little has changed in 27 years – CBC

The land in dispute? It’s still in the hands of Oka. Mohawk land — illegally taken Jul 11, 2017 “Just go in there and exterminate them like the rats they are.” “What are we waiting for? Let’s get rid of them.” “Put them all in the Big O and blow it up.” I heard these […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201729 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, 201735 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, 201756 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, 201763 Views

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A first for Quebec! Abénakis de Wôlinak VOTE yes!

In an historic vote, the Abénakis de Wôlinak became the first Framework Agreement signatory community in Quebec to ratify their community Land Code, and regain authority over their reserve lands and resources.  On March 2nd, 2017 Wôlinak voting members chose to opt out of 34 restricting lands sections of the Indian Act, in favour of […]

by pmnationtalk on March 6, 201752 Views

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What Additions to Reserve mean for First Nations and for Canada

New report identifies best practices in the Additions to Reserve process The National Aboriginal Economic Development Board (NAEDB) is proud to release our latest publication, Additions to Reserve: Lessons Learned from First Nations. The report profiles the experiences of nine First Nation communities across Canada with the Additions to Reserve Process. Background Additions to Reserve […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 201771 Views

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The AFNQL Denounces Bill 102, Another Display of Contempt on the Part of the Couillard Government for First Nations’ Land Rights

WENDAKE, QC, Jan. 18, 2017 – According to the Couillard government, its Bill 102 is furthering the updating of the Provincial Environment Quality Act; according to the AFNQL, with respect to the essential consideration of all First Nations’ land rights, Bill 102 is only a step backwards. “I would like first to remind you about […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 201751 Views

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Supreme Court set to rule in two potentially landmark cases over duty to consult indigenous communities – Montreal Gazette

OTTAWA — Experts say two cases coming before the Supreme Court this week could become landmarks in defining how Canada regulates industrial activity on indigenous lands. But for Jerry Natanine of Clyde River, Nunavut — one of two aboriginal communities that will ask the top court to overturn National Energy Board permits — the issue […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201671 Views

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Government of Canada Invests in a Drinking Water Project at Kitigan Zibi and Works with the Community to Expand the Reserve

September 23, 2016 – Kitigan Zibi, QC – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada All Canadians – including First Nations – should have access to safe, clean and reliable drinking water and addressing water and wastewater infrastructure is a key priority of the Government of Canada. The Government is also committed to advancing reconciliation and improving […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 2016125 Views

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