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Nuu-chah-nulth tired of waiting for crumbs from Canada | Ha-Shilth-Sa Newspaper

21.10.16

Nuu-chah-nulth tired of waiting for crumbs from Canada | Ha-Shilth-Sa Newspaper: The leaders were marking the fact that, exactly one year after the Liberal government’s election on promises of a renewed nation-to-nation relationship, basic Indigenous fishing rights continue to be ignored.

In 2009, the Supreme Court of British Columbia ruled that Nuu-chah-nulth people have the right to fish for, and sell, any species in their territories, but the leaders say almost nothing has changed seven years later.

Autlieyu (Francis Frank), a lead negotiator in the Nuu-chah-nulth fishing case, said it is frustrating to continue to fight a battle that was already won.


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