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FSIN Chief Bellegarde says Tsilhqot’in decision ‘bolsters’ treaty argument for resource revenue sharing
Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde said Thursday’s Supreme Court of Canada ruling acknowledging the Tsilhqot’in have Aboriginal title over a vast swath of land will “bolster” the argument for resource revenue sharing in territories covered by the numbered treaties.
A close aide to Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence is among a group of four men currently walking from Attawapiskat to Ottawa calling for the Canadian government to “honour our treaties.”
Assembly of First Nations chiefs torpedoed a committee Thursday created last January during a meeting between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and AFN National Chiefs Shawn Atleo.
A senior British Columbia chief says the deputy minister of Aboriginal Affairs made a “snide remark” about the lack of Idle No More protests during a recent meeting in Ottawa of a committee created during a controversial meeting between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and First Nation chiefs last Jan. 11.
There’s more to the ongoing battle between Ontario and Grassy Narrows First Nation.
Poisonous atmosphere inside Aboriginal Affairs branch delaying settlement of treaty-related claims: letter
First Nation claims seeking redress from Ottawa over treaty-related wrongs face months-long delays over “insignificant issues,” according an anonymous letter to Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt penned by bureaucrats working in the departmental branch that handles the files.
APTN National News Chiefs from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba continued their meetings Wednesday. They’re in…
A new treaty alliance formed on the pow wow grounds of the Onion Lake Cree Nation this week will soon be demanding a meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper.