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Ktunaxa Nation says construction of a resort would drive away Grizzly Bear Spirit, a principal figure in their religion.
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Jumbo Valley (Qat'muk) is essential to the spiritual beliefs and practices of the Ktunaxa people. The outcome of the Ktunaxa's case will determine whether the Charter protects against state-sponsored desecration of First Nations spiritual sites.
The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear the case.