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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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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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First Nations Summit congratulates Nuu-chah-nulth Nations for BC Supreme Court Decision

First Nations Summit (FNS) leaders are applauding the efforts of five Nuu-chah-nulth Nations for their...

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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 concerned with lack of engagement on proposed Federal Hunting and Angling Advisory Panel

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

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An Open Letter from the First Nations Summit to Hon. Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Hon. John Duncan Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs

Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver) – The First Nations Summit today released the attached open letter...

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Supreme Court of Canada Finds Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy Constitutional and Not "Race Based"

Coast Salish Territory (West Vancouver) — The First Nations Summit is pleased with today’s Supreme...

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Department of Fisheries and Oceans ignore the rule of law: First Nations Leadership Council calls on the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to work with First Nations to protect the depleted Fraser River sockeye fishery

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – The First Nations Leadership Council, being the Executives of the First...

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First Nations Leadership Council Appalled with Prime Minister’s Comments on the Aboriginal Economic Fishery

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC – The First Nations Leadership Council unanimously rejected and denounced Prime...

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First Nations Summit Pleased BC COURT OF APPEAL Decision finds Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy is NOT “Race Based ”

Coast Salish Territory (West Vancouver) — The First Nations Summit is pleased with today’s 5-0...

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Mowachaht / Muchalaht First Nations seek collaborative agreement with DFO on methods to reunite Tsu-xiit with his family

Mowachaht / Muchalaht Chiefs along with representatives from the Assembly of First Nations, First Nations...

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