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Federal Government, Province Fund Highway Signage for First Nations Communities throughout Manitoba

November 9, 2018 The governments of Canada and Manitoba have entered into an agreement to purchase and install directional highway and community boundary signage for Manitoba First Nations, Minister of Indigenous Services Jane Philpott and Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “The names we use have more than a symbolic value, and are an expression […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 201813 Views

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Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs shocked that downtown Winnipeg is a First Nations burial site

Treaty One Territory, MB. _ Grand Chief Arlen Dumas of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs is shocked to learn there were 1,200 First Nations people who died from a small pox epidemic in the late 1700s and were buried in “the heart of the city of Winnipeg” on “the north bank of the river.” “It is horrifying to learn of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 5, 201837 Views

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Canada congratulates Sioux Valley Dakota Nation on its latest addition to reserve. New reserve land will support economic growth for the community.

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada September 24, 2018 — Sioux Valley Dakota Nation — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is proud to work in collaboration with partners to support economic development opportunities and growth in First Nation communities. During a recent visit to the community the Honourable Carolyn […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 201821 Views

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AMC: Peguis First Nation breaks ground on two commercial strip malls in urban centres

Treaty One Territory, MB _ Grand Chief Arlen Dumas and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) congratulate Peguis First Nation. The First Nation held groundbreaking ceremonies for two commercial strip malls in both Winnipeg and Selkirk today. “Economic development is a key to our success,” said Grand Chief Dumas. “These new malls will surely have a positive impact […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 201837 Views

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Peguis First Nation Breaks Ground on Two Urban Reserves – ChridD

August 8, 2018 WINNIPEG — Shovels are in the ground on two new urban reserves in Winnipeg and Selkirk. Peguis First Nation turned the sod Wednesday on two commercial strip malls. “Economic development is a key to our success,” said Grand Chief Arlen Dumas. “These new malls will surely have a positive impact on Peguis […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 201826 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, 201830 Views

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Urban reserve gets council nod – Winnipeg Free Press

Final session deals with proposal that would see large expansion to Peguis First Nation property July 19, 2018 Peguis First Nation has moved a step closer to establishing an urban reserve in the heart of Winnipeg. City council unanimously approved an administrative proposal Thursday for an agreement with the southern Manitoba First Nation on converting […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201833 Views

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Peguis First Nation set to open Winnipeg’s 2nd urban reserve – CBC

Agreement between First Nation, city reached ‘through the lens of reconciliation’ Jul 09, 2018 Peguis First Nation will establish an urban reserve in Winnipeg following an agreement with the city in the spirit of reconciliation. The community is located roughly 150 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg, but its urban reserve, the second of its kind in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201841 Views

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Sayisi Dene First Nation Will Get Some Land Back After Forced Relocation – Huffington Post Canada

“A lot of children died. That kind of stuff never leaves you.” WINNIPEG — A northern Manitoba Indigenous community that was forced to relocate 61 years ago will be getting some of its traditional land back. The provincial government has signed an agreement to transfer 52 square kilometres of Crown land near Little Duck Lake […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2017107 Views

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Manitoba offers land to Indigenous community forced to relocate in 1950s – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 20, 2017 By Steve Lambert THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ A northern Manitoba Indigenous community that was forced to relocate 61 years ago will be getting some of its traditional land back. The provincial government has signed an agreement to transfer 52 square kilometres of Crown land near Little Duck Lake to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2017105 Views

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