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Filed Under: Canada
Native leader won't leave job despite complaints over big salary (08/07)
Chief Ron Giesbrecht of the Kwikwetlem First Nation said band members continue to support him.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Editorial: Welcome decision to ban faux headdresses at festival (08/05)
Newspaper welcomes decision to ban ban faux headdresses at the Bass Coast music festival.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Editorial: Holding First Nations leaders accountable for earnings (08/05)
Newspaper says the First Nations Financial Transparency Act will make Native leaders more accountable to their people.

Filed Under: Canada
Canada posts reports of salaries earned by First Nations leaders (08/01)
Chief Ron Giesbrecht of the Kwikwetlem First Nation earned nearly $1 million.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
First Nations in British Columbia stake claim to ancestral land (07/11)
At least three bands are moving quickly to assert their title to ancestral lands.

Filed Under: Canada | Law | Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Native Nations still fighting regimes of domination (07/09)
Peter d'Errico discusses how Native title has been treated differently in the U.S. and Canadian courts.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Column: Native title decision poses major test for government (07/02)
Columnist discusses the landmark Native title decision in Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
First Nations from British Columbia win major land title decision (06/26)
Landmark decision recognizes Native rights to their aboriginal territory.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment
First Nations prepared for battle over pipeline through territory (06/18)
Energy firm promises to work with Native communities along the route.

Filed Under: Canada
Suspect charged for 2006 murder of Native woman in Manitoba (06/02)
Myrna Letandre was murdered in September 2006.

Filed Under: Canada
British Columbia man on trial for 2010 murder of Native woman (06/02)
Cynthia Frances Maas was Native mother who was killed in 2010.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment
KRBD: Tribes in Alaska and First Nations team up for mining fight (05/21)
Tribes in Alaska and First Nations in British Columbia are working together to address mining issues on both sides of the border.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Native mother welcomes criminal investigation of son's death (05/08)
The RCMP has opened a criminal investigation into the death of a Native man at a work site in British Columbia.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Doug Cuthand: First Nations hold a trump card over pipeline (04/28)
Native columnist Doug Cuthand explains why First Nations in British Columbia oppose a pipeline through their aboriginal territory.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Washington Tribes: Pipeline project threatens Native way of life (02/17)
Leaders of four Washington oppose energy pipeline that would run from British Columbia to the Salish Sea.

Filed Under: Canada
Non-Native woman runs for chief of Burns Lake First Nation (01/21)
Pauline Goertzen, a non-Native woman, is in the running for chief of the Ts'il Kaz Koh First Nation in British Columbia.

Filed Under: Canada | National
Death of Mohawk activist John Boncore ruled as accidental (08/27)
The British Columbia Coroners Service said the death of Mohawk activist John Boncore was accidental.

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Study: Native people used for hunger experiments in Canada (07/17)
Native people in Canada were used for hunger experiments during the 1940s and 1950s, according to a new study.

Filed Under: Canada
Study links Native people in British Columbia to ancient remains (07/05)
Researchers have confirmed a genetic link between modern Native people in British Columbia and remains dating back 5,500 years.

Filed Under: Canada | Health
Native woman swims 32 miles to raise cancer research funds (07/01)
A Native woman from British Columbia swam 32 miles over the weekend to raise funds for cancer research.

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