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

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 2018405 Views

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 the Mohawk.

In a settlement agreement decades in the making, the federal government has put an offer on the table that includes a payout and a promise of land.

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