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James Smith finding identity, healing through land-based teachings – meadowlakeNOW

Jun 6, 2024 James Smith Cree Nation (JSCN) is ‘Embracing their Way of Life’ this week, by gathering on community grounds for a handful of cultural events. From June 3 – 7, activities are planned throughout the day to help teach the youth about their culture and give them the opportunity to find their identity. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 202429 Views

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Treaty Land Entitlement Transfer of Mineral Rights for Cowessess First Nation

May 22, 2024 Nearly 1542 hectares (3811 acres) of Crown mineral rights will be transferred to Cowessess First Nation under the Cowessess Treaty Land Entitlement (TLE) Settlement Agreement. “Transferring mineral rights to Cowessess First Nation marks another milestone in Saskatchewan’s commitment to Treaty duties and economic reconciliation,” Minister Responsible for First Nations, Métis Relations and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 202435 Views

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Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation and the Government of Canada close historic 1909 Surrender Specific Claim

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada August 21, 2023 Today, Melissa Tavita, Chief of the Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation, and the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, announced the settlement agreement regarding the Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation 1909 Surrender Specific Claim. This claim concerns Canada’s breach of statutory and fiduciary duties relating to the surrender […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 2023109 Views

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Treaty Land Entitlement Transfer of Mineral Rights for Cowessess First Nation

August 10, 2023 Under the Cowessess Treaty Land Entitlement (TLE) Settlement Agreement, nearly 322 hectares (approximately 795 acres) of Crown mineral rights will be transferred to Cowessess First Nation upon the surface attaining reserve status. This is part of the province’s continued commitment to the TLE settlement agreements. “Treaty land entitlement agreements are vital to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 2023107 Views

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First Nations demand Sask government consultation on land issues – SaskToday.ca

August 1, 2023 Maps are shared with Saskatchewan First Nations as part of efforts to protect their rights and traditional territories. SASKATOON — The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations calls the Saskatchewan provincial government to consult First Nations leaders before selling or leasing Crown lands and minerals. FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron asserted that the selling […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 202388 Views

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Media advisory: Canada and the Kinistin Saulteaux Nation to announce an important specific claim settlement agreement

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Kinistin Saulteaux Nation, Saskatchewan — The Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, will join the Honourable Betty Nippi-Albright, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Saskatoon Centre, and Chief Felix Thomas of the Kinistin Saulteaux Nation in celebrating an important specific claim settlement agreement. Media participation: A media […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 202399 Views

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Sask. Indigenous critic says newly published maps show 10% of Crown lands remain – Global News

July 27, 2023 New maps compiled by the Saskatchewan First Nations Natural Resource Centre of Excellence have been published and have been distributed to Saskatchewan’s Indigenous communities. These maps, compiled by the Centre of Excellence and the Onion Lake Cree Nation, show how many parcels of Crown land are up for sale in this fiscal year as […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 2023109 Views

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First Nations have new weapon in traditional land disputes with Sask. government — maps – CBC

Jul 27, 2023 For the first time, Sask. First Nations can see extent of Crown land privatization in their territory Saskatchewan First Nations say the provincial government is keeping them in the dark as it privatizes land within their traditional territories. “They started these land sales without our knowledge,” said Onion Lake Cree Nation’s Okimaw […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 2023107 Views

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Flying Dust First Nation to get land back from Canadian government after 91 years – CBC

Jun 22, 2023 85 hectares northeast of Meadow Lake expropriated in 1932 to make room for railway company After more than 90 years, Flying Dust First Nation in northwestern Saskatchewan is getting some of its land back from the Canadian government. Meadow Lake RCMP hosted a ceremony Wednesday morning, on Indigenous Peoples Day, to commemorate […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2023115 Views

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Yorkton area couple help revive spirit of treaties through land sharing – SaskToday.ca

June 5, 2023 The Network is about forging a renewed partnership. YORKTON – Morley and Paula Maier live on a farm south of Yorkton. Recently they chose to add their farm to the Treaty Land Sharing Network. Saturday the couple hosted a gathering to share with neighbours about what the network is, and why they […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 2023112 Views

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