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Ocean Man First Nation Adds Land Base through Addition to Reserve Process

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada April 28, 2022 — Ocean Man First Nation, Saskatchewan — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Today, Chief Connie Big Eagle of Ocean Man First Nation and the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations announced Ocean Man’s successful addition to reserve. The addition to reserve consists of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 28, 202223 Views

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Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation concludes historic land deal with federal and provincial governments – CBC

Apr 11, 2022 Deal brings Cree Nation $43.3M and more than 40,500 acres of land in compensation The Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation was shorted land by the federal government in 1878 but that historical wrong has been rectified. When the Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation signed Treaty 6 in 1876 it was promised one square mile (640 acres) […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 202236 Views

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Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation Files Judicial Review Application Against the Government of Saskatchewan

REGINA, SK, March 22, 2022- The Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation (“CTK”) has just filed a judicial review in the Court of Queen’s Bench against the Government of Saskatchewan (“GoS”) over its failure to meaningfully consult and accommodate CTK in its recent decisions to sell and lease Crown lands. CTK says that the Crown failed […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2022131 Views

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Addition to Reserve for the Flying Dust First Nation to enhance economic development and opportunities

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada February 18, 2022 — Ottawa, Ontario, Unceded Traditional Algonquin Territory — Crown–Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada and Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada continues to advance reconciliation through the Additions to Reserve process. Expanding the reserve land base is an important step that enables First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 202256 Views

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Carry The Kettle Nakoda Nation Evicting Oil and Gas Operators from CTK Lands

REGINA, SK, Feb. 9, 2022 – The Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation (CTK) served notice on and evicted natural gas operator, Abbey Resources Corporation, from its reserve lands. The issue arose as the company was no longer able to live up its obligations to the Carry the Kettle People and obligations to safeguard and function […]

by ahnationtalk on February 9, 202251 Views

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Indigenous land users concerned about new trespassing law – The Star Phoenix

Jan 20, 2022 “We can’t even exercise our basic Treaty rights of hunting and gathering.” The lands where Joellen Haywahe collects medicine are fewer and further between. The Carry the Kettle First Nation member is one of the Indigenous land users concerned that a new Saskatchewan trespassing law, which came into force on Jan. 1, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202268 Views

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MN-S Eastern Region 3 Engages Community in Story Mapping Historical Métis Land Use

Saskatchewan – Métis Elders and community members from Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN–S) Eastern Region 3 (ER3) have created a historical tour of their regional area through interactive story mapping. The community, Elders and stakeholders gathered today to launch the project at the Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site, south of Abernethy, Saskatchewan. A combination of maps, text, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 2021121 Views

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Sask. NDP MLA calls for province to halt sale of Crown lands – CBC

Oct 22, 2021 Lands essential for First Nations, Métis hunters, trappers exercising treaty rights: Betty Nippi-Albright An Opposition MLA says Saskatchewan’s provincial government should stop selling Crown land, which she says is essential for First Nations and Métis hunters, trappers and traditional land users exercising their treaty rights. “What good are the rights to hunt, fish and gather […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2021122 Views

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Red Earth and Shoal Lake leaders call on province to mobilize more response to protect ancestral lands against wildfires

(Treaty 5 Territory) – Red Earth Cree Nation and Shoal Lake Cree Nation have issued evacuation orders for its members and residents at highest risk of smoke from wildfires in its region. On Thursday, September 30th, 440 evacuees were evacuated from Shoal Lake Cree Nation to Prince Albert, and, as of today, Red Earth Cree […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 2021220 Views

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Peepeekisis Cree Nation celebrates signing of historic land – CTV News

August 11, 2021 PEEPEEKISIS CREE NATION, SASK. — After more than 30 years in federal courts, the Government of Canada and the Peepeekisis Cree Nation gathered together in virtual ceremony to celebrate the signing of an historic land claim settlement. The settlement agreement includes $150 million, offers the ability for Peepeekisis to acquire additional land […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 2021101 Views

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