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The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Applies to Intervene at The Supreme Court Of Canada to Support Williams Lake & The Specific Claims Tribunal

March 9, 2017. Treaty One Territory. Today the AMC filed an application for leave to intervene at the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) on the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) decision overturning the findings of the Specific Claims Tribunal (SCT) in Canada v Williams Lake Indian Band. AMC Grand Chief Derek Nepinak stated “this case […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 2017360 Views

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It just makes sense’: Manitoba First Nation could be latest to take control of reserve lands – CBC

Mar 07, 2017 Misipawistik Cree Nation members set to vote on taking control of administering reserve land A Cree community in northern Manitoba will soon decide whether to adopt its own land code, a move that would give the First Nation control over its land and resources. The Misipawistik Cree Nation, on around 1,800 hectares […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 2017366 Views

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Province Announces Transfer of Land Interests to Canada for Little Saskatchewan First Nation Reserve

February 28, 2017 Significant Step Forward in Operation Return Home: Clarke The Manitoba government has now completed a transfer of provincial interests to Canada that clears the way for the creation of a new Little Saskatchewan First Nation reserve, Indigenous and Municipal Relations Minister Eileen Clarke announced today. “This transfer of land is a significant […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2017289 Views

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MFNERC: Register for the Land-based Youth Gathering

Sagkeeng Anicinabe First Nation will be hosting the 7th Annual Youth Gathering for Traditional Land-based Teachings March 1-3. View Banner Pimachiwin Aki Kikinaamaage This year’s gathering will include land-based education workshops and competitions to provide our youth with team building skills. It will also offer knowledge of how First Nations people have always used animals, trees, and water for all […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 2017472 Views

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Reconciliation more than land acknowledgments, Aboriginal groups say – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 14, 2017  By Maija Kappler THE CANADIAN PRESS An increasing number of institutions across the country have started making verbal land acknowledgments to the Aboriginal groups who traditionally occupied the territory. Professors at Dalhousie University recognize that the Halifax institution sits on the ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq, for instance. And the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2017351 Views

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Manitoba Government Transfers Homes, Land to Opaskwayak Cree Nation

December 14, 2016 The Manitoba government has transferred ownership of land in the Big Eddy settlement to the Opaskwayak Cree Nation (OCN), including several homes previously owned and managed by Manitoba Housing, Families Minister Scott Fielding and OCN Chief Christian Sinclair announced today. “This transfer recognizes the importance of community-led decision-making for essential services like […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 2016349 Views

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Days before start of MMIW inquiry, Indigenous activist raises concerns – CBC

Bernadette Smith worries inquiry won’t include enough voices from remote First Nations Aug 29, 2016 A Winnipeg-based activist whose sister disappeared eight years ago says while she thinks many good things will come from an inquiry into Canada’s murdered and missing Indigenous women, she also worries voices from some First Nations communities won’t be heard. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 29, 2016316 Views

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First Nation Calling For Land Loss Compensation – PortageOnline.com

August 16, 2016 Councillors at Dakota Tipi First Nation are hoping to set up a meeting with various levels of government, to discuss compensation for the relocation of their people in the 1950s. Karl Stone briefly raised the issue at the recent Labour Market Transfer Agreement roundtable in Portage la Prairie, but says they want […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 2016435 Views

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Opaskwayak Cree Nation – Environmental Protection and Law Regime

On June 21st, 2016 Opaskwayak Cree Nation held a proclamation and signing ceremony for their first set of Environmental Laws developed under their land code and the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management. Opaskwayak Cree Nation (OCN) was one of the original 14 signatories to the Framework Agreement for First Nation Land Management on […]

by pnationtalk on July 27, 2016310 Views

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Nisichawaysihk Cree Nation Addition to Reserve Land for Mystery Lake Hotel Complex Complete

May 20, 2016 Thompson, MB Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, today congratulated Nisichawaysihk Cree Nation on the announcement that their Addition to Reserve of land at Mystery Lake Hotel Complex is complete. The Addition to Reserve will create an urban reserve of 1.702 hectares (4.21 […]

by pmnationtalk on May 20, 2016414 Views

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