- April 2015
- February 2015
- October 2014
- September 2014
- June 2014
- March 2014
- December 2013
- November 2013
- October 2013
- August 2013
- June 2013
- February 2013
- January 2013
- November 2012
- June 2012
- May 2012
- April 2012
- March 2012
- February 2012
- December 2011
- November 2011
- March 2011
- February 2011
- July 2010
- Court case
- Fish Lake
- Fisheries Act, DFO
- Tribal Park
- Wild Horses
- Xeni Gwet'in
Posted by: Admin. Tuesday Apr 28, 2015 10:48
Categories: Activism, Environment | Tags: awards, Chilcotin, Marilyn Baptiste
In late January, a defamation case filed by Taseko Mines against the Wilderness Committee (WC) began in Vancouver. Before a crowd of supporters, Joe Foy, WC's National Campaign Director, stated that the intent of Taseko's suit is, "meant to chill us out or to quiet us down, out ...
Posted by: Admin. Wednesday Feb 11, 2015 13:12
Categories: | Tags: activism, Prosperity Mine
Wild Horse DNA Report: In early January, "A Preliminary Genetic Study of the Wild Horse in the Brittany Triangle" was released. This report, prepared for the Xeni Gwet'in First Nations, FONV (co-funders of the report) and the Valhalla Wilderness Society, was co-authored by ...
Posted by: Admin. Wednesday Feb 11, 2015 12:58
Categories: Wild Horses | Tags: DNA, genetics, Research, Xeni Gwet'in
"Given existing circumstances of aboriginal rights and title for part of the study area, a Tribal Park designation by the Xeni Gwet'in and Yunesit'in should be considered as a further declaration of First Nations protectio, reinforcing the 1989 Aboriginal Presereve declaration and the ...
Posted by: Admin. Tuesday Oct 28, 2014 13:16
Categories: Tribal Park | Tags: Dasiqox, Research, Tsilhqot'in, Xeni Gwet'in
Saturday, October 4th was another extraordinary day for the Tsilhqot'in people who have already been rewarded this year with two major victories after many years of struggle: the rejection again by the federal government of the Prosperity Mine project at Fish Lake (Teztan ...
Posted by: Admin Tuesday Oct 28, 2014 11:47
Categories: Tribal Park | Tags: Dasiqox, Fish Lake, rights and title, Taseko, Teztan Biny, Tsilhqot'in
Sept. 10, 2014. The Tsilhqot'in National Government announces the creation of a new Tribal Park for B.C. This is a historic development in the process of protecting Tsilhqot'in lands which we at FONV have dedicated ourselves to for the past fifteen years. This is a dream ...
Posted by: Admin. Friday Sep 12, 2014 11:33
Categories: Event | Tags: Dasiqox, Tsilhqot'in
September 10, 2014. B.C. Premier Christy Clark and Minister of Aboriginal Relations, John Rustad, met with the Tsilhqot'in Chiefs, on traditional Tsilhqot'in land, marking the first time a B.C. Premier has agreed to meet with the Tsilhqot'in Nation on their territory. The ...
Posted by: Admin. Friday Sep 12, 2014 10:37
Categories: Tsilhqot'in | Tags: Christy Clark, meeting, rights and title, Tsilhqot'in
Following on the Supreme Court of Canada's historic declaration of Aboriginal title, FONV hosted a celebration of this victory on Saturday, July 5th. A banner was signed by all who came and was later presented to Chief and council at the Xeni Gwet'in Band Office. While we ...
Posted by: Admin. Friday Sep 12, 2014 10:09
Categories: Title | Tags: court case, Taseko, Tsilhqot'in
"Held: The appeal should be allowed and a declaration of Aboriginal title over the area requested should be granted. A declaration that British Columbia breached its duty to consult owed to the Tsilhqot’in Nation should also be granted". On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court ...
Posted by: Admin. Saturday Jun 28, 2014 12:21
Categories: aboriginal, Title | Tags: court case, rights and title, Supreme Court
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NEW PROSPERITY MINE REJECTION - FEBRUARY 26, 2014 Today the Minister of the Environment, Hon. Leona Aglukkaq, issued a decision statement regarding the proposed New Prosperity Mine in British Columbia's Chilcotin district, concluding that “the New Prosperity Mine ...
Posted by: Admin. Sunday Mar 02, 2014 15:06
Categories: Prosperity | Tags: Chilcotin, Fish Lake, Mining, Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny, Tsilhqot'in