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Councillor Raises Concerns As Council Looks To Create A Land Acknowledgement – NorfolkToday.ca

Sep 17, 2021 Norfolk County staff are working to create a land acknowledgement to recognize the local Indigenous communities. After staff’s presentation, councillor Chris Van Paassen stated his opinion on the prepared acknowledgements. Councillor Kim Huffman called a point of order to respond. The acknowledgements were made with consultations from legal counsel with expertise in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202142 Views

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Town of Erin in talks with Indigenous group on land use – Orangeville.com

September 17, 2021 Project to cost $10 million, take a minimum of five years to complete A non-profit environmental organization will transform a gravel pit in Erin into usable land. The Earth Healing Foundation is in talks with the Town of Erin to determine the best use of the land at 9516 Side Road 27, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202138 Views

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NAN Encouraged as Superior Court Injunction Protects Ginoogaming First Nation’s Sacred Land

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Derek Fox welcomes a Court injunction protecting an area of Ginoogaming First Nation’s sacred land from mineral exploration: “We are encouraged that the Superior Court has recognized the inherent and Treaty rights of Ginoogaming and has granted an injunction to halt mineral exploration activity in Wiisinin […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202143 Views

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Decision highlights role ‘honour of the Crown plays in interpreting land patents,’ counsel says – The Lawyer’s Daily

August 31, 2021 The Ontario Court of Appeal has allowed the appeals of three First Nations and the Attorney General of Canada in a dispute with an estate over three islands. The decision, counsel said, highlights the importance of reviewing “the context of treaties and the honour of the Crown when there is an Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 202149 Views

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Saugeen Ojibway Nation Trial Decision Released

The decision in two longstanding claims by the Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) was released today by Justice Wendy Matheson of the Ontario Superior Court. SON is made up of two distinct First Nations – the Saugeen First Nation and the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation – that have a shared history and ancestry. SON […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202157 Views

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Bruce Peninsula National Park purchases four properties along the Georgian Bay Shoreline

From: Parks Canada July 29, 2021                  Tobermory, Ontario                            Parks Canada Agency National parks in Canada are part of a nature-based solution to climate change, as healthy ecosystems help nature and people adapt to climate […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202159 Views

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Land acknowledgement in Milton makes ‘good first step’ toward truth and reconciliation, says Indigenous activist – Inside Halton

July 26, 2021 The unanimous support by Milton council to start each meeting with Indigenous land acknowledgement was a “good first step,” but there’s more work ahead to advance the truth and reconciliation process. That’s the feeling of a local woman with a vested interest in the matter. “We have to make sure … that […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 202151 Views

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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, 202161 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, 2021133 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, 2021100 Views

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