First Nations Leadership Council congratulates Pauquachin, Tsartlip, Tsawout, Tseycum, and Hul’ qumi’num Nations, in particular Cowichan Tribes, Penelakut, Lyackson and Halalt Nations in reaching an agreement regarding the purchase of Grace Islet

Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver, BC) – On January 15th, 2015 a partnership between local First...

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First Nations Summit renews call for National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women following report by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – Leaders of the First Nations Summit (FNS) are applauding the Inter-American...

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Approval of Site-C Dam project a major step backwards in Provincial Government relations with BC First Nations

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – First Nations Summit leaders are denouncing today’s decision by the Government...

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First Nations Going to Court United Against Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Project: Federal and provincial governments disregard Indigenous Title and Rights

We have governed our lands, in accordance to our Indigenous laws, since time immemorial. Our...

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BC First Nations Leadership Council fully supports Kwakiutl First Nations’ direct action against Island Timberland and their call for implementation of the 1851 Douglas Treaty

Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver, BC) – The BC First Nations Leadership Council (BC Assembly of...

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First Nations Summit Comments on Release of Eyford Report

Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver, BC) – First Nations Summit leaders are encouraged by the recommendations...

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First Nations Summit denounces brutal force used by RCMP against Elsipogtog First Nations citizens

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – The First Nations Summit is appalled by the brutal show of...

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First Nations Leadership Council Honours the 250th Anniversary of the Royal Proclamation

First Nations Leadership Council Honours the 250th Anniversary of the Royal Proclamation Coast Salish Territory...

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Canada must respect the right of Indigenous Peoples to make decisions about resource development on their lands

Indigenous Peoples’, human rights, and faith organizations are calling on Canada to ensure that Indigenous...

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First Nations Summit applauds BC Court of Appeal decision confirming Nuu-chah-nulth rights to fish for commercial purposes

Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver, BC) – Leaders of the First Nations Summit (FNS) are applauding...

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First Nations Summit supports WSANEĆ Nations’ call to reclaim original name of Mt. Douglas: PKOLS

Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver, BC) – The First Nations Summit is supporting the WSÁNEĆ (Saanich)...

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Open Letter to BC Hydro: Destruction and Desecration of Petroglyphs

  Dear Mr. Reid We are writing to express our utter shock and disappointment upon...

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