First Nations Summit disappointed with Supreme Court judgment

Leaders of the First Nations Summit (FNS) are expressing disappointment in yesterday’s Supreme Court of...

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An Open Letter from the First Nations Leadership Council to Premier Christy Clark regarding BC correspondence to the AME-BC regarding access payments to operate on First Nations lands.

Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver) — The First Nations Leadership Council today released the attached open...

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June 21 National Aboriginal Day: Repatriation of Indigenous cultural treasures

Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia – For far too long, governments and Canadians have...

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First Nations Summit congratulates Akisq’nuk First Nation on Specific Claims Tribunal Victory

Coast Salish Traditional Territory (Vancouver) The First Nations Summit congratulates and commends the Akisq’nuk First...

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First Nations Summit Statement re: Supreme Court of Canada decision confirming First Nations rights to sue Rio Tinto Alcan

Coast Salish Traditional Territory (Vancouver) – First Nations Summit Chiefs and leaders congratulate the Stellat’en...

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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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