WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2002 BRITISH COLUMBIA:
The Haida First Nation in British Columbia, Canada, is filing a lawsuit claiming Queen Charlotte Islands. The band wants to stop drilling within 200 miles of the islands and start managing the land.
Get the Story: Haida claim ownership of Queen Charlottes (CBC 3/6) LABRADOR:
The new cultural and heritage centre in St. Johns won't have an exhibit on the Metis Nation because the federal government doesn't recognize the band's aboriginal status.
Get the Story: Metis Nation president demands equal treatment at The Rooms (CBC 3/5) The Innu Nation is warning band members not to hunt woodland caribou for fear they are contributing to a decline in the animal's numbers.
Get the Story: Caribou decline worries Innu (CBC 3/6) Health Labrador might discipline a social worker who said the health care system in the Innu community of Sheshatshuit is overtaxed and ineffective.
Get the Story: Social worker raps Sheshatshuit service (CBC 3/6) YUKON:
Indian Affairs Minister Robert Nault is pushing for full settlement of six Yukon First Nation land claims but Kwanlin Dun negotiator Mike Smith says the government is dragging its feet.
Get the Story: Nault puts the pressure on Yukon First Nations (CBC 3/6) NUNAVUT:
Iqaluit hunters are waiting for answers -- and possibly compensation -- for smelly and oddly-coloured gas they use in their snowmobiles. Government officials are waiting for tests from the U.S. and England.
Get the Story: Nunavut hunters want answers about bad gas (CBC 3/5)
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