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Page: 2"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
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
Recognition of Aboriginal title is the starting point for Canada, as a nation, to finally start dealing honourably with First Nations. "First Nations want to achieve reconciliation with the Crown through honourable negotiations and partnerships. We seek respectful and principled ...
Posted by: Admin. Wednesday Oct 30, 2013 16:22
Categories: aboriginal, Court case | Tags: activism, court case, Ottawa, Tsilhqot'in, Xeni Gwet'in
Williams Lake, B.C. (October 30, 2013): Beginning on October 30th, Tsilhqot’in Elders, youth, Chief Roger William from Xeni Gwet’in, Councillors, honoured delegates such as Grand Chief Stewart Phillip from the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, and Chief Bob Chamberlin, UBCIC ...
Posted by: Admin. Wednesday Oct 30, 2013 16:05
Categories: aboriginal, Court case | Tags: activism, Ottawa, rights and title, Tsilhqot'in, Xeni Gwet'in
So says Dr. John Stockner from the UBC Fisheries Centre. The Tsilhqot'in National Government today issued a News Release with this dire warning. "I feel like a town cried because what I have to tell you after considerable thought, I am of the firm opinion that within a decade, Fish ...
Posted by: Admin. Monday Aug 19, 2013 16:13
Categories: Prosperity | Tags: Fish Lake, Mining, Teztan Biny, Tsilhqot'in
The Supreme Court of Canada has just agreed to hear the "William case" for title over traditional Tsilhqot'in territory. In the original "William case" for rights and title in 2007, Judge Vickers ruled that the Tsilhqot'in people had proven rights to the territory ...
Posted by: Admin. Saturday Jan 26, 2013 14:16
Categories: Court case | Tags: aboriginal, Chilcotin, rights and title, Tsilhqot'in