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FNLC stands with the Mi’kmaq and calls on Federal Government, Government of Nova Scotia and the RCMP to step in and stop the racist violence

(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The First Nations Leadership Council (a collaborative...

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First Nations Summit voices support for Mi’kmaq and condemns non-indigenous protests

September 19, 2020 Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/ Vancouver, BC) – The First...

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The First Nations Leadership Council mourns the passing of Ronald “Bud” Sparrow, Indigenous rights defendant

September 15, 2020 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The First Nations Leadership...

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Anniversary of the Global Adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: National Implementation More Urgent than Ever

September 11, 2020 The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted...

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Celeste Haldane reappointed BC Treaty Chief Commissioner

VICTORIA – The First Nations Summit and the governments of British Columbia and Canada are...

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Governments must respect First Nations Jurisdiction

April 29, 2020 (xwməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC): ...

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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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