A New Direction: Advancing Aboriginal and Treaty Rights

Throughout present-day Canada, the Crown entered into treaties with Aboriginal peoples1 who surrendered their claims...

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Advancing an Indigenous Framework for Consultation and Accommodation in BC: Report on Key Findings of the BC First Nations Consultation and Accommodation Working Group

Background IN 2011, THE FIRST NATIONS SUMMIT, the Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC), and...

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BC First Nations Fisheries Action Plan

Fisheries in British Columbia are in a period of transition as a result of increasing...

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Increasing First Nations’ Participation in BC’s Forest Industry: Presentation by Grand Chief Edward John

I would like to acknowledge the Coast Salish People on whose territory we meet. Today...

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Presentation by The First Nations Summit to the Federal Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs

Presentation by the First Nations Summit to the Federal Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs regarding...

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First Nations Summit Presentation Re: Bill C-6 — Proposed Specific Claims Resolution Act

Presented to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources Because of...

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First Nations Summit Statement on the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Delgamuukw

The Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decision in Delgamuukw confirms what we have been saying...

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