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21 Additional First Nations welcomed as Signatories to the Framework Agreement

(April 21, 2017) On behalf of the Lands Advisory Board, and the Framework Agreement Signatory First Nations, and with the full support of Canada, we are delighted to welcome the following 21 new signatory nations to the Framework Agreement. This brings the total number of Framework Agreement Signatory First Nations to 148. This year the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 20178 Views

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Misipawistik Cree Nation becomes the 73rd Operational Signatory to the Framework Agreement!

April 9th, 2017 saw Misipawistik Cree Nation become the 73rd Operational Signatory to the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management.  Not only was the vote a tremendous success, with an overwhelming majority (94%) of participating voters choosing to ratify their community’s land code, but it was also the first time that E-voting was used […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 20177 Views

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AMM: Treaty Land Entitlement Toolkit released

April 13, 2017 – Another step is being taken to establish a more open and effective Treaty Land Entitlement (TLE) process in Manitoba. TLE Toolkit – FINAL NT5

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 201710 Views

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LABRC: Questions about Surveys on First Nations Lands? Download some answers now!

Is there any continuing federal responsibility for First Nations lands? Canada will continue to hold title to First Nation land, although Canada will have no management authority over the land. The Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development will no longer be involved in the management of the First Nation’s reserve lands. Who is liable […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201721 Views

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Manitoba First Nation sues Ottawa, province over outstanding land claim – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 28, 2017  WINNIPEG _ A Manitoba reserve is suing Ottawa and the province over a 21-year-old land claim agreement. The Roseau River First Nation says terms of the decades-old deal promised that between 5,800 and 16,000 acres would be set aside as reserve property. The lawsuit alleges only one per cent of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 201715 Views

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The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Applies to Intervene at The Supreme Court Of Canada to Support Williams Lake & The Specific Claims Tribunal

March 9, 2017. Treaty One Territory. Today the AMC filed an application for leave to intervene at the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) on the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) decision overturning the findings of the Specific Claims Tribunal (SCT) in Canada v Williams Lake Indian Band. AMC Grand Chief Derek Nepinak stated “this case […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 201747 Views

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It just makes sense’: Manitoba First Nation could be latest to take control of reserve lands – CBC

Mar 07, 2017 Misipawistik Cree Nation members set to vote on taking control of administering reserve land A Cree community in northern Manitoba will soon decide whether to adopt its own land code, a move that would give the First Nation control over its land and resources. The Misipawistik Cree Nation, on around 1,800 hectares […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 201726 Views

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Province Announces Transfer of Land Interests to Canada for Little Saskatchewan First Nation Reserve

February 28, 2017 Significant Step Forward in Operation Return Home: Clarke The Manitoba government has now completed a transfer of provincial interests to Canada that clears the way for the creation of a new Little Saskatchewan First Nation reserve, Indigenous and Municipal Relations Minister Eileen Clarke announced today. “This transfer of land is a significant […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 201740 Views

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MFNERC: Register for the Land-based Youth Gathering

Sagkeeng Anicinabe First Nation will be hosting the 7th Annual Youth Gathering for Traditional Land-based Teachings March 1-3. View Banner Pimachiwin Aki Kikinaamaage This year’s gathering will include land-based education workshops and competitions to provide our youth with team building skills. It will also offer knowledge of how First Nations people have always used animals, trees, and water for all […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201727 Views

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Reconciliation more than land acknowledgments, Aboriginal groups say – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 14, 2017  By Maija Kappler THE CANADIAN PRESS An increasing number of institutions across the country have started making verbal land acknowledgments to the Aboriginal groups who traditionally occupied the territory. Professors at Dalhousie University recognize that the Halifax institution sits on the ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq, for instance. And the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201732 Views

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