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

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

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202279 Views

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, prevents them from reaching medicines and traditional foods.

She worries that the combination of Crown land sales and tighter trespassing laws will make the situation worse, on top of the drought that is limiting supplies.

Read More: https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/indigenous-land-users-concerned-about-new-trespassing-law

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