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The Tsilhqot’in Nation welcomes the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision overruling the BC Court of Appeal’s judgment on Aboriginal title. The Supreme Court of Canada upheld the 2007 ruling of the BC Supreme Court and declared Aboriginal title to approximately 2000 km2 in the heart ...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Thursday Jun 26, 2014 19:38
Categories: First Nations, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: aboriginal rights & title, court case, rights and title
Friends of Nemaiah Valley Media Release
Today the Minister of the Environment, Hon. Leona Aglukkaq, issued a decision statement regarding the New Prosperity Mine in British Columbia's Chilcotin district, concluding that “the New Prosperity Mine project is likely to cause significant ...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Wednesday Feb 26, 2014 21:16
Categories: CEAA, First Nations, Prosperity Mine, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: Environmental Assessment
The Tsilhqot’in National Government responded today to reports that B.C. Mines Minister Bill Bennett was joining a Taseko Mines Ltd. lobbying trip to Ottawa for the controversial New Prosperity mine, continuing his promotion for this mine proposal despite a second, more scathing independent ...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Thursday Dec 12, 2013 10:41
Categories: CEAA, First Nations, Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: aboriginal rights & title
TSILHQOT'IN TERRITORY, BC, May 11, 2012: The Tsilhqot'in Nation today reaffirms its position to the newly appointed "New" Prosperity Review Panel that the mine cannot be approved and that the entire credibility of Canada's environmental assessment process hangs in the balance. This ...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Friday May 11, 2012 09:35
Categories: CEAA, TNG, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: Environmental Assessment, Tsilhqot'in National Government
Tsilhqot’in Territory, May 1, 2012: A deeply offensive letter from Taseko Mines Ltd (TML) to the Harper government, urging Environment Minister Kent to impose new limits on First Nations participation and remove key Aboriginal concerns from the review of its rebid Prosperity Mine proposal, ...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday May 01, 2012 08:42
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine, TNG, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: aboriginal rights & title, Environmental Assessment, Tsilhqot'in National Government
Tsilhqot’in Territory, February 29, 2012: After a series of recent community meetings, the Tsilhqot’in Nation has reinforced its determination to protect Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) and the surrounding area from the threat of Taseko Mines Ltd.’s (TML) proposed “new” ...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Wednesday Feb 29, 2012 09:36
Categories: Prosperity Mine, TNG, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: exploration approval, Tsilhqot'in National Government
By FIONA ANDERSON, Vancouver Sun
Taseko Mines and the Tsilhqot’in Nation have agreed to a compromise that will let Taseko do some work on the site of its proposed $1-billion New Prosperity mine without interference.
Last October, the province of British Columbia granted Taseko ...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Feb 28, 2012 16:50
Categories: Prosperity Mine, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: exploration approval
GENEVA, SWIZTERLAND, February 23, 2012: Chief Marilyn Baptiste of the Xeni Gwet’in First Nations Government is in Geneva, Switzerland this week to report to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) 80th Session. The Tsilhqot’in Nation submitted a ...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Friday Feb 24, 2012 08:51
Categories: TNG, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: FNWARM, Tsilhqot'in National Government, United Nations
By GORDON HAMILTON, Vancouver Sun
During a break in the week long B.C. Supreme Court hearing over the fate of the $3 billion Prosperity Mine, Xeni Gwet’in chief Marilyn Baptiste, walks out of the Hornby Street courthouse and joins a group of eight supporters singing a traditional ...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Monday Nov 28, 2011 10:08
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: aboriginal rights & title, court case, Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs
Tsilhqot'in and mining company to argue cases in court Monday
WILLIAMS LAKE, BC, Nov. 25, 2011 /CNW/ - The Tsilhqot'in Nation will seek Monday to protect a prized area of its territories from being damaged by exploration work based on permits that were granted in breach of the Crown's ...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Saturday Nov 26, 2011 04:19
Categories: Teztan Biny, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: court case, Tsilhqot'in National Government
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