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Alberta signs agreement with Treaty 8 First Nations for better co-operation on environment, education and health

Premier Rachel Notley signed a protocol agreement with aboriginal leaders Tuesday, promising better collaboration and co-operation with First Nations in northern Alberta.

Deputy Grand Chief Isaac Laboucan-Avirom of Treaty 8 called it a “historic day,” saying that “actions will speak louder than words.” 364 more words

Politics

‘Burnt Church Back In The News’

One of the Bands that has in the past rejected Canadian sovereignty and law, has been reminded of the facts of life:

‘Esgenoôpetitj ‘First Nations’ chief, council dismissed over vote buying’ 3,250 more words

Reserves

The Effects on Maritime Trade with the Growth of International Trade Law

Introduction

            The purpose of this work is to analyze how the growth in international trade law has had a specific impact on maritime trade.  Judge Joan Donoghue of the International Court of Justice describes international law as “always being a work in progress and a subject of experimentation and change” (Donoghue, 2011).   645 more words

U.S.

Ireland's tax treaties under the microscope - new ActionAid report

Tax justice and the potential role of Ireland’s tax practices in facilitating the shift of wealth from the Global South by companies is the focus of the latest report from ActionAid Ireland:  290 more words

Romeo Saganash says treaties should be included in new members' oath

Saganash, who is Cree, says the idea came to him after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its final report, which included a recommendation that new citizens swear to respect the treaties when they take their oath. 32 more words

Why Treaties Matter exhibit on display through May 15

An interactive traveling exhibition emphasizing American Indian sovereignty as an ongoing continental reality is coming to Metropolitan State. Why Treaties Matter: Self Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations… 269 more words

Events

History Matters: The starvation summer of 1879

Bison were essentially gone from Saskatchewan territory by 1879.

Many in the West believed the animal would be lost one day, but that was supposed to be at least a decade away. 691 more words

Government And Politics