HAISLA

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Gas Money Promise For Haisla Land

VANCOUVER - Participating in three liquefied natural-gas projects will help a First Nation on British Columbia's North Coast buy back its traditional territory and improve the lives of members, says i...
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Is This Community Ready for the Enbridge Pipeline?

The Haisla First Nation live in one of the most beautiful spots on Earth, on the west coast near the aluminum town of Kitimat. The town's massive smelter has long been a sore spot among the Haisla, dropped into their traditional territory in the pro-development 1950 without consultation or substantial compensation. Now, the Haisla find themselves on the front lines of one of the most important Canadian environmental and development debates of the 21st century, but they are no longer the powerless victims of a half century ago. If Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline proceeds, it will terminate on Haisla territory.