B.C. First Nations Worried Mine Spill Will Affect Fish

B.C. First Nations Worried Mine Spill Will Affect Fish

The Canadian Press  08.15.2014
WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. - For the first time in eight years, British Columbia's Quesnel River salmon stocks are expected to return in large...
B.C. First Nations Treaty Process Challenged In Court

B.C. First Nations Treaty Process Challenged In Court

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  08.11.2014
VANCOUVER - A stack of overlapping land claims by First Nations is a "cancer" within British Columbia's treaty process, says a prominent...
Is B.C. Mine Waste Peeling The Skin Off Salmon?

Is B.C. Mine Waste Peeling The Skin Off Salmon?

08. 8.2014
Reports of sickly salmon with skin that’s peeling off have prompted a First Nations fishing shutdown in British Columbia’s Cariboo...
How To Stop A Pipeline With Music

How To Stop A Pipeline With Music

08. 6.2014
Folks feel like hypocrites driving to work in the morning and opposing a pipeline at the end of the day. An important part of this dialogue...
B.C. First Nation Shuts Down CN Rail Through Its Territories

B.C. First Nation Shuts Down CN Rail Through Its Territories

08. 6.2014
A B.C. First Nation shut down the CN Rail line through its traditional territories for several hours, citing a landmark Supreme Court of...
A First Look At How Much B.C. First Nations Chiefs Actually Make

A First Look At How Much B.C. First Nations Chiefs Actually Make

07.31.2014
How do these chiefs get away with making so much money? In part, because very few people actually knew they made that much. For a lot of...
HUGE Gold, Copper Mine Approved For B.C.'s North

HUGE Gold, Copper Mine Approved For B.C.'s North

James Keller, The Canadian Press  07.30.2014
VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government has granted environmental approval for a proposed $5.3-billion mine in the provinces north,...
Minister's Political Bafflegab On Aboriginal Cemetery Development Won't Work

Minister's Political Bafflegab On Aboriginal Cemetery Development Won't Work

07.29.2014
This site is a well-documented archaeological site with many burial cairns. Today, the cairns are covered with plywood boxes to protect...
B.C. Artist Turns Stormtrooper Into First Nations Warrior

B.C. Artist Turns Stormtrooper Into First Nations Warrior

07.24.2014
A B.C. First Nations artist is taking the iconic and menacing image of the stormtrooper and using it for good. Andy Everson, a Courtenay-based...
EPIC Canoe Journey Brings Thousands Of First Nations To B.C.

EPIC Canoe Journey Brings Thousands Of First Nations To B.C.

Sara Harowitz  07.15.2014
For the first time in 21 years, thousands of First Nations people from across the continent have canoed their way to B.C.'s Bella Bella...
B.C. First Nation Hands Eviction Notices To Logging Companies

B.C. First Nation Hands Eviction Notices To Logging Companies

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  07.10.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia First Nations are wasting no time in enforcing their claim on traditional lands in light of a landmark Supreme...
Enbridge Unswayed By Supreme Court Ruling

Enbridge Unswayed By Supreme Court Ruling

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  07. 9.2014
CALGARY - The Supreme Court of Canada's recent ruling on aboriginal title has not swayed Enbridge Inc.'s outlook for its controversial...
Supreme Court Ruling Paves Way For Tahltan's Own Land Case

Supreme Court Ruling Paves Way For Tahltan's Own Land Case

07. 3.2014
Without Tahltan consent, and against the clear wishes that our people have expressed, Fortune Minerals continues to press ahead with its...
Aboriginal Cemetery Development Controversy Reveals Double Standard

Aboriginal Cemetery Development Controversy Reveals Double Standard

06.27.2014
The situation on Grace Islet illustrates a bigger problem with aboriginal and non-aboriginal relationships in British Columbia and Canada....