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First Nations Summit congratulates Ktunaxa Nation on reaching agreement to preserve Qat’muk

January 20, 2020 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC) — The First Nations...

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FNLC Calls for RCMP Restraint Toward Protesters of the TransCanada Coastal Gaslink Project

January 16, 2020 ((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) – The First Nations...

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FNLC Calls for Immediate State of Emergency on Fraser River Salmon Fisheries

December 9, 2019 (Xʷmәθkʷәy̓әm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and sәl̓ilwәtaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC) – The First Nations...

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Joint statement on B.C. Indigenous human rights legislation passing unanimously

November 26, 2019 First Nations Leadership Council  & Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation VICTORIA...

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First Nations Leadership Council Statement: Call for Support and Passage of Bill 41

November 26, 2019 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The First Nations Leadership...

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Project approval illustrates need for passage of UN Declaration Implementation Act (Bill C-262)

Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia – The First Nations Summit is disappointed with today’s...

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First Nations Summit concerned about safety of Wet'suwet'en peoples and others remaining in vicinity of Gidimt'en camp

Following yesterday’s arrests, the leadership of the First Nations Summit (FNS) is concerned about the...

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B.C. government, First Nations will share gaming revenue, co-develop legislation to implement UN declaration

COAST SALISH TERRITORIES/VANCOUVER – B.C. First Nations will share in provincial gaming revenue to support...

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Newly Introduced Environmental Assessment Bill Goes Beyond the Status Quo and Marks Important Step in First Nation – BC Relations

Coast Salish Traditional Territory/Vancouver: The First Nations Leadership Council recognizes the significant improvements made by...

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Negotiation and implementation of modern-day treaty agreements leading the way in reconciliation and Indigenous rights recognition

 Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – First Nations Summit (FNS) leaders were in Vancouver today for the...

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BC First Nations call on Canada and BC for immediate action to restore and protect wild salmon populations

Coast Salish Traditional Territory/Vancouver: BC First Nations gathered last week at the Wild Salmon Summit...

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Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is Crucial to Canada’s Commitments to Reconciliation: Open Letter to All Senators

Our Nations and organizations urge all Senators to support Bill C-262, a private members bill...

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