Carry the Kettle First Nation holds Elders meeting to discuss sit-in protest – 620 CKRM

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Carry the Kettle First Nation holds Elders meeting to discuss sit-in protest – 620 CKRM

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 202164 Views

Oct 18, 2021

Elders and Council on the Carry the Kettle First Nation met for an Elders meeting on Saturday to address the issues surrounding the sit-in protest held last week at the Band Administration Office.

The Elders are hoping to gain insight into the Land Management Bylaw – which according to Council would govern agricultural lands on reserve — something the Elders say was never ratified by Band Membership.

Lena Runns – who is the oldest Elder on the Carry the Kettle First Nation – says she is concerned about the future of the reserve if land is rented out.

“If they do that, what’s going to happen to our children, our grandchildren, our great-grandchildren? Where are they going to build?” Runns said. “Is there going to be any land for them to build when they get on their own?”

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