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With Mistawasis Land Code Vote, Saskatoon Tribal Council First to Regain Control and Management of Lands – SFNEDN

On January 16th, 2017 the members of Mistawasis First Nation voted by a ratio of 9:1 to approve its proposed Land Code, allowing the transfer of control and management of its lands back to the community, under the provisions of the First Nations Land Management Act. Mistawasis was preceded by the other six members of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 20173 Views

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Subject of Fractured Land documentary speaking on campus – U of R

March 18, 2017 Caleb Behn, lawyer, environmental activist and the subject of a critically acclaimed documentary, is the featured speaker at the U of R’s latest Deliberation and Debate series. Behn is Eh-Cho Dene and Dunne-Za/Cree from Treaty 8 territory in northeastern B.C. His talk, organized by the Aboriginal Student Centre, takes place March 23 […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 20178 Views

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Amendments to the Provincial Lands Act, 2016 and Regulations Proclaimed

March 13, 2017 Saskatchewan’s new Provincial Lands Act, 2016 and its associated regulations have been proclaimed and are now in effect. Jointly administered by the Ministries of Agriculture and Environment, The Provincial Lands Act was originally drafted to accommodate the settlement of the west and has been largely unchanged since its introduction in the 1930s. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 201712 Views

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FSIN: The Province Must Stop Its Online Auction Sale of Crown Lands

(Treaty 6 Territory, Saskatoon, SK) — The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Executive calls on the Saskatchewan government to put an immediate stop to the auction sale of 62 parcels of Crown lands this month until the Treaty Land Entitlement First Nations in Saskatchewan are meaningfully consulted. First Nations in Saskatchewan were notified via letter […]

by pmnationtalk on March 3, 201718 Views

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Treaty First Nations stand in line to buy land – StarPhoenix

March 3, 2017 Thirty-three Saskatchewan First Nations still looking to buy more than 1.2 million acres of Treaty Entitlement Land (TLE) could easily buy up all of the 11,000 acres now for sale by the provincial government and still be looking for much more. Dutch Lerat, vice chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on March 3, 201721 Views

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Mistawasis First Nation votes “YES” to their Land Code!

On January 16, 2017, over 90% of  Mistawasis voters cast their ballot in favour of adopting their community Land Code.  Not only is this a tremendous accomplishment for Mistawasis First Nation, but it is equally exciting for the Saskatoon Tribal Council whose member communities are now all Operational under the Framework Agreement.  With their inherent right […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 201724 Views

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Prosperity Through Partnerships: Communities Coming Together – A Three Part Conference Series on Creating Wealth Through Land Claims

To celebrate and enhance the opportunities inherent in the land claim settlement process, the FSIN Lands & Resources Secretariat is hosting a three part conference to examine the reserve creation process for the purpose of working together to increase the economic prosperity and well-being of both the Saskatchewan First Nations and the Saskatchewan public: • […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 201650 Views

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Ministry of Environment and FSIN Sign Guidelines for Entry onto First Nations Reserve Land

November 7, 2016 Today, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) have jointly endorsed a set of guidelines related to entry onto First Nations reserves. The agreement, which formalizes guidelines already in place between the ministry and a number of First Nations, outlines a process for conservation officers to […]

by pmnationtalk on November 8, 201649 Views

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Congratulations to Yellow Quill First Nation!

Congratulations to Yellow Quill First Nation!  On February 2nd, 2016, Yellow Quill First Nation became the 58th signatory community, under the Framework Agreement, to ratify its Community Land Code!  On this historic occasion, Yellow Quill First Nation members clearly outlined their commitment to resuming jurisdiction over their reserve lands and resources, informing Canada that they […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 201687 Views

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