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Mt. A. conference discusses Indigenous treaty rights and the legacy of Donald Marshall Jr.

Nearly 25 years after the Supreme Court upheld the Indigenous treaty right to fish for a moderate livelihood, many contentious issues remain to be settled, including the definition of moderate livelihood. That was one clear message from a two-day conference … Continue reading

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Mi’kmaq activist calls for broad alliance using treaty rights to fight climate change

A Mi’kmaq woman from the Pictou Landing First Nation says indigenous treaties can be a key tool in the fight against climate change. Rebecca Moore was speaking yesterday at the conclusion of a thinkers conference on climate change in Pugwash, … Continue reading

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