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Pic Mobert FN: Joint Community Meeting

oint Community Meeting The Chiefs & Councils of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg and Pic Mobert First Nation invite you to a joint presentation on our community agreements relating to our land boundaries and shared territory. Please Join Us in Celebrating this Historic Event! July 18 – Biigtigong Community Centre July 19 – Pic Mobert Community Hall Miigwetch […]

by pmnationtalk on July 12, 20178 Views

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Indigenous lands in Canada added to Google Maps – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 22, 2017  WATERLOO, Ont. _ Google has mapped thousands of indigenous lands in Canada. Google Canada employee Tara Rush says the company has been conducting mapping workshops with indigenous communities since 2014. She says Google employees were asked why the lands weren’t on Google Maps, so they decided to change that. Rush […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201711 Views

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Crown land patents: Indian land sales – LAC

Reference archivists at Library and Archives Canada (LAC) are often asked to assist researchers in tracking down patents for Indian land sales. Over the years, we’ve noticed that there is much confusion surrounding these records; specifically, what they are, what is held at LAC and how the records can be located. I hope that I […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201713 Views

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New book connects movement to Indigenous culture through the land of Alberta – UCalgary

Kinesiology author Leah Yardley collaborates with illustrator Adam Blacksmith to encourage kids to get active earlier Can your body bend like a birch tree? What does it mean to move like a brisk wind or a gentle breeze? A new children’s book produced by the Be Fit For Life Centre draws connections between nature and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 20178 Views

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MNO Land Use Study for East West Tie Project complete

June 12, 2017 MNO Land Use Study for the East West Tie project is now complete following a series of focus groups held with Métis land users in February and March, 2017.  The study looked at Métis land use in the area of the East West Tie transmission line, which is proposed to run approximately […]

by pmnationtalk on June 12, 201713 Views

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Big Picture at congressh: The Next 150 on Indigenous Lands – Ideas

May 25, 2017 The Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences brings together leading thinkers, academics, researchers, policy-makers and innovators to explore some of the world’s most challenging issues. Congress celebrates the vitality and quality of Canadian research contributions, and helps train the next generation of Canadian ideas leadership. This year’s theme “The Next 150, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 201733 Views

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Canada, Ontario and Rainy River First Nations announce new reserve creation

May 19, 2017     Ottawa, Ontario  Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada The settlement of land claims is key to advancing reconciliation with Indigenous communities in Canada and creates the foundation for social development and economic growth that can generate benefits for Indigenous peoples and all Canadians. Today, the Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario, and […]

by pmnationtalk on May 19, 201736 Views

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Final Report of KPMG Partial Benefit‐Cost Study Findings of Framework Agreement community successes.

(May 1, 2017) Following a set of studies that highlighted the success of communities operating under the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management (Framework Agreement), a “Partial Benefit-Cost Study” was commissioned in 2016 by the Resource Centre (RC). Using case studies, the study was aimed at quantifying the economic role and impact of the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 1, 2017111 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, 201715 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, 201726 Views

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