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Land Claim Settled for Mitaanjigamiing First Nation in Treaty 3 – NetNewsLedger

August 24, 2022 Mitaanjigamiing First Nation — Crown–Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada and the Government of Ontario have announced a settlement of a long-standing land claim. This settlement will provide Mitaanjigamiing First Nation with $84.45 million in compensation, with Canada paying $45.05 million and Ontario paying $39.4 million. Chief Janice Henderson of Mitaanjigamiing First […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202246 Views

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Reclaiming what was almost lost: How Mādahòkì Farm is sharing the land for healing – Canada’s National Observer

August 16th 2022 It’s a common story, retold again and again: horses didn’t exist on Turtle Island until European contact, when the Spaniards brought them over. The animals escaped domestication in South America, travelling north up the Great Plains, and eventually became wild mustangs. The only problem is that the story isn’t true. There are […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 202251 Views

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Waterfront land rightfully returned to Serpent River First Nation – SaultOnline.com

August 2, 2022 In what it describes as “an act of reconciliation and economic growth,” the city of Elliot Lake, Ontario, is giving a small piece of property to the nearby Serpent River First Nation. The neighbouring First Nation will receive a 1.6-hectare tract of waterfront land that the city council decided to give back […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 2022114 Views

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Canada and the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg settle the Reconstruction of Highway 11 in 1960 Specific Claim

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada July 29, 2022 — Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg, Quebec — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Submitted by Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg on March 22, 2016, the Reconstruction of Highway 11 in 1960 Specific Claim concerns the land that was taken from the River Desert Reserve (now Kitigan Zibi reserve) in 1960 along […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202258 Views

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Northern Ontario city returns four acres to nearby First Nation – CTV

July 27, 2022 In an act of reconciliation and economic development, a northern Ontario city is returning four acres of waterfront property to a First Nation nearby. At Monday night’s council meeting, Elliot Lake City Council has voted to transfer ownership of a 4-acre parcel of municipal waterfront property to Serpent River First Nation, the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 2022204 Views

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Returning land for development to a First Nation – My Espanola Now

July 25, 2022 Elliot Lake councillors will discuss the transfer of land to Serpent River First Nation for future development of the waterfront and rural properties. City CAO Daniel Gagnon will make a presentation to the council tonight suggesting they transfer the land north of the city to the First Nation in the spirit of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 202245 Views

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How Commonwealth universities profited from Indigenous dispossession through land grants – The Conversation

Animated by social movements such as #RhodesMustFall and #BlackLivesMatter, universities today have entered a period of critical self-reflection on their histories. The renaming of campus buildings, removal of statues and re-branding of whole universities are all evidence of this trend towards uncovering higher education’s colonial legacies. Yet this emphasis on campus iconography, or even on […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 202261 Views

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Parks Canada, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, and Township of South Glengarry collaborate on future of ancestral island in the St. Lawrence River

From: Parks Canada June 21, 2022 The cultures and identities of Indigenous peoples are rooted in the land, and honouring connections to place is an important part of reconciliation. Working together towards a renewed relationship, today, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, the Township of South Glengarry, and Parks Canada announced they are collaborating on a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 202249 Views

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Northwestern Ontario miners, First Nations at developers conference tackle land-use consent – CBC

Jun 15, 2022 Annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Conference wraps up in Toronto today Miners and First Nations from northwestern Ontario helped lead a discussion at a major mining conference this week about First Nations’ consent in mining projects. The chiefs of Long Lake #58 and Animbiigoo Zaagi’igan Anishinaabek joined representatives of Greenstone […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 202262 Views

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Trudeau sidesteps question on if Canada ‘exists on stolen land’ – Global News

May 24 2022 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sidestepped a question Monday evening on whether he believed Canada “exists on stolen Indigenous land,” saying that the country consists of Indigenous people who existed here “for a millennia” and welcomed in settlers. He said the country exists today with a commitment to learn from the past and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 202266 Views

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