Current Problems: Treaties and Land Claims

Exploring Theme: "Land Back Movement"

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June 25, 2024

On the 50th anniversary of the Anicinabe Park occupation, veterans call for the land back

Park veterans, leaders and community members share visions for the next half-century. APTN News: In the summer of 1974, dozens of First Nations youth led by the Ojibway Warriors Society, launched an armed occupation of Anicinabe Park in Kenora, Ont., a couple of hours east of Winnipeg. At 20 years old, Sally Skead was one...

May 19, 2023

‘It needs to be a day of reckoning:’ Parliamentary committee studying land back

‘I think this study will really explore the connection of Indigenous people to land in a way that people don’t naturally equate to property.’  A school bus rests on the road at 1492 Land Back Lane Blockade in Caledonia, Ont. Photo: APTN file  APTN News: The standing committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs is undertaking...

May 18, 2023

Garden River First Nation launches new lawsuit against Ontario and Canada

Chief Andy Rickard says “it’s time to right the wrongs of the past” CBC News: Members of the Garden River First Nation traveled hundreds of kilometers to go to Queen’s Park on Thursday and announce a lawsuit against Ontario and Canada for breaching the Robinson Huron Treaty of 1850.  The community, which is home to...

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