Grassy Narrows Drafts Land Designation – 89.5 The Lake FM

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201853 Views

October 11, 2018

The Grassy Narrows First Nation is an industry-free zone.

That’s the intent of a land declaration signed by the chief and band council this week.

The declaration basically bans all forest activity in the traditional land-use territory, including logging.

Chief Rudy Turtle states that industrial logging makes their on-going mercury crisis worse.

The signing of the declaration was witnessed by the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Perry Bellegarde.

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