Minister signs deal to return land to Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory – CBC

Minister signs deal to return land to Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory – CBC

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 202222 Views

Oct 03, 2022

Signing marks resolution of part of the Culbertson Tract land claim, two-thirds remains in dispute

Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory is now, officially, getting some land back.

At a ceremonial signing on Monday morning, Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller agreed to hand over a 120-hectare plot of land to the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte (MBQ) band council, along with roughly $31 million in compensation.

The deal’s formal conclusion settles part of a longstanding and at-times acrimonious land dispute about 200 kilometres east of Toronto, but it only covers about a third of the area under claim.

“I think there has to be improvements to the additions-to-reserve policy,” said MBQ Chief Don Maracle.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/tyendinaga-culbertson-tract-claim-1.6604236

Send To Friend Email Print Story

Comments are closed.

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More