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New Indigenous land dispute brewing in Norfolk – The Hamilton Spectator

July 23, 2021 Forty acres of Norfolk County farmland is poised to become the next front in the ongoing battle over Indigenous land rights. In 2015, the Haudenosaunee Development Institute bought a property on Concession 2 Townsend for $310,000 and has not paid property taxes since. The HDI, which is the development arm of the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 20215 Views

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Treaty #3 Interactive Territory Map

May 12, 2021 Grand Council Treaty 3 and the Territorial Planning Unit, in partnership with CE Strategies, have developed and launched an interactive map of the Treaty #3 Territory. The map is designed to show case all aspects of the environment, resource projects and management boundaries in the Treaty #3 Territory. The map is in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202186 Views

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Anishinabek Nation leadership supports shut down of Line 5 pipeline

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (May 6, 2021) – Anishinabek Nation leadership is disappointed with the federal government’s opposition to the closure of Line 5 in Michigan noting that this ignores the long-standing cross-border commitment to protect the Great Lakes via the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. “It is upsetting to see that the Government of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202137 Views

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Hiawatha First Nation prepares to vote on law to take control over how its lands are used – CBC

Apr 29, 2021 Community vote to happen May 15 Hiawatha First Nation will vote next month to decide if the community should create its own set of rules for land management, removing federal government control over land use. Since 2018, the community, located about 100 kilometres east of Toronto, has been developing a land code […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202130 Views

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Land acknowledgement coming to Waubaushene park – OrilliaMatters.com

‘It’s not really my acknowledgement; it’s their acknowledgement,’ says Beausoleil First Nation elder, who helped the local resident group come up with sign wording Visitors to the Waubaushene Pine Street Park will soon be able to take a step toward truth and reconciliation with a land acknowledgement that a local group wants placed in the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 202135 Views

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Pic Mobert First Nation gains over 1000 hectares of land – TBNewsWatch.com

An additional 1,600 hectares will be transferred in the near future. NETMIZAAGGAMIG NISHNAABEG — Pic Mobert First Nation, 35 kilometres west of White River, has enlarged its territory by 1,038 hectares. The addition to the reserve was announced last week by Joanna Desmoulin, Chief of Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg, federal Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett, and Ontario […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 202131 Views

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Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg (Pic Mobert First Nation), Canada and Ontario announce the completion of an Addition to Reserve process

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada April 15, 2021 – OTTAWA, Unceded Traditional Algonquin Territory, Ontario – Crown–Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Today, Gimaa Kwe Joanna Desmoulin, Chief of Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg (Pic Mobert First Nation) and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, on behalf of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown–Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 202135 Views

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Aboriginal Lands – Courts – Jurisdiction – The Lawyer’s Daily

March 26, 2021 Application by the Shawanaga First Nation for a declaration the respondents were trespassing on the First Nation’s property and for an order granting the First Nation a Writ of Possession requiring the respondents to vacate the property. The First Nation purchased a property from Pawis in 2019. Prior to the purchase, Pawis […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 202142 Views

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Congratulations to Chief Mel Grandjamb and his peoples for securing Moose Lake as a traditional use area for their members

01 March 2021 (amiskwacîwâskahikan) The Grand Chief – Okimaw Vernon Watchmaker, on behalf of the Treaty Six Chiefs would like to offer their congratulations to Chief Mel Grandjamb and his peoples for securing Moose Lake as a traditional use area for their members. “Their dedication and determination for more than twenty years to achieve their […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 202147 Views

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Indigenous land defenders remove barricades in Caledonia – TheSpec.com

Feb. 16, 2021 Work crews were on Argyle Street in Caledonia Tuesday morning, assessing the state of the roadway after Indigenous land defenders from Six Nations removed a school bus and other materials that had been blocking the road since late October. The 1492 Land Back Lane camp confirmed the barricade was removed Monday as […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 202153 Views

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