Tag Archives: Canadian First Nations

NYTs: “Vast Indigenous Land Claims in Canada Encompass Parliament Hill”

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Canada PM Trudeau at UN on First Nations Relations

Here. An excerpt from the statement summary: Statement Summary:  JUSTIN TRUDEAU, Prime Minister of Canada, recalled that, throughout his country’s history, it had worked hard to achieve its ambitions at home and elsewhere in the world. Canada was built on … Continue reading

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First Nations leaders in Washington to stop pipeline

The Canadian Press Canadian First Nations leaders are in Washington to try to persuade U.S. officials to reject a pipeline project they say will pump more “dirty oil” from Alberta into the U.S. Francois Paulette, a former Dene chief, says … Continue reading

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Gold mining opposed by aboriginals in Canada’s British Columbia

VANCOUVER, Sep. 18, 2010 (Xinhua News Agency) — Gold mining on Mount Milligan in Canada’s westernmost province of British Columbia has hit road bump as aboriginals there took the case to the court. Some 1,800 members of the Nakazdli First Nation … Continue reading

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NPR on the Olympics and First Nations

From NPR (article, transcript, and audio) (H.T. to A.K.): And organizers of the Winter Olympics have made a big deal about including Canada’s Indians. Four native groups in the Vancouver area are official co-hosts, and native art is the basis … Continue reading

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Palin’s Pipeline and Canadian First Nations

From Newsweek (H/t BB): The principal achievement of Sarah Palin‘s term as Alaska’s governor, a natural-gas pipeline project backed by $500 million in state tax money, might never be built unless Canadian authorities can strike a deal with some of … Continue reading

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