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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, 20187 Views

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Park Board approves landmark colonial audit

July 24 2018 The Vancouver Park Board has approved an unprecedented audit outlining its own colonial history and actions and will seek an opportunity to formally apologize to the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations for “core acts of colonialism”. These actions include dispossession and theft of ancestral lands in traditional Coast Salish territories including […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 20189 Views

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York University and City of Markham formally acknowledge Indigenous lands at Markham Centre Campus site

Toronto, ON, Monday, July 23, 2018 – Today, Rhonda L. Lenton, President and Vice-Chancellor, York University, together with Frank Scarpitti, Mayor of Markham and Amy Desjarlais, Traditional Knowledge Keeper, York University, formally acknowledged the traditional lands at the site of York’s future Markham Centre Campus. The ceremony comes in advance of the construction phase, set to begin […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201810 Views

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Parks Canada with the support of the Bruce Trail Conservancy acquires new land at Bruce Peninsula

Bruce Peninsula National Park now 90 percent complete July 18, 2018      Toronto, Ontario        Parks Canada AgencyCanada’s national parks play a critical role in fighting climate change, protecting wildlife and our natural spaces, and supporting jobs and local economies across the country. Today, Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201812 Views

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The Landless Missanabie Cree First Nation Finally Transferred Land for a Reserve – KiSS 100.5 Soo

The Missanabie Cree First Nation and its 476 members have been successful in finally acquiring land for a new reserve. The federal goverment in an Order in Council signed last month, have set aside over 38-hundred hectares of land in the Missanbie area north of Wawa and Chapleau including the mines and minerals for the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201810 Views

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Mushkegowuk Council acknowledges and celebrates with Missanabie Cree Ininiwuk in their achievement

Moose Factory (July 5, 2018): Through perseverence, hard work and honoring the Real 1905-1906 Treaty No. 9 Agreement with Canada and Ontario, the Missanabie Cree have successfully re-secured 3,82,282 hectares of their ancestral lands on June 30, 2018. The negotiated land agreement entitlement [reserve status and benefits] with Canada includes entitlement to mining and mineral […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 201813 Views

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Restoration of Indigenous pride will come when Indigenous people control their lands and resources – Sault Star

July 8, 2018 Learned helplessness results when a person stands knee deep in a river and complains of dying of thirst (from a song by Don Williams). The saddest example of learned helplessness is the destruction of Indigenous people’s culture by incomers. They set out to systematically mock and erase a superior culture, which had […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201813 Views

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Missanabie get land – Sault Star

July 9, 2018 CHAPLEAU — The “landless” Indigenous community of Missanabie Cree First Nation has been given reserve status by the federal government. Last week, the First Nation secured 3.9 million hectares of “ancestral lands” in the area of Dog Lake, west of Chapleau, where over the next few years it is expected a reserve […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201810 Views

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Canada and Missanabie Cree First Nation celebrate the creation of the Missanabie Cree First Nation Reserve

July 6, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Indigenous Services Canada Today, together with Missanabie Cree First Nation Chief Jason Gauthier, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services celebrated the creation of the Missanabie Cree First Nation Reserve. A federal Order in Council, signed on June 22, 2018, set apart 3,892.282 hectares (9,618.038 acres) of land, including […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 20186 Views

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NAN Congratulates Missanabie Cree First Nation on Receiving Reserve Status

THUNDER BAY, ON (July 5, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the NAN Executive Council, congratulates Chief Jason Gauthier and Council for receiving the long-awaited reserve status for Missanabie Cree First Nation. “We congratulate Chief Gauthier and his Council for finally reclaiming their home after more than a century […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 201818 Views

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