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Taking a stand in the forest

...partly on the cost of any government-required environmental mitigation and on the final tab for agreements with aboriginal groups. "It is an economically challenging project," he said. Fort Simpson, where the Liard and the Mackenzie converge...
Panel calls for a rural preference

...includes Native organizations as well as other Alaska users. Native representatives clashed on Thursday over whether aboriginal groups should co-manage subsistence. It's a system in place now with the federal government in which local and regional...
Court rebuffs Tlingits on mine

...Nations' land claims in the future. "I think we are further ahead in understanding the government's duty toward aboriginal groups," said Brian McLaughlin, a general counsel for the Canadian Department of Justice. He noted two relevant findings...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Nellie Cournoyea, CEO and chairwoman of the Inuvialuit Regional Corp., which oversees a 1984 settlement, said that aboriginal groups throughout the Mackenzie Valley are working on issues associated with their potential joint ownership of a pipeline...
Wildlife sanctuary

...project partners are working to secure the rest from Canada's federal government. Speaking on behalf of the 25 aboriginal groups involved in the project, Art Sterritt of the North Coast First Nations said the agreement would allow for controlled...
Haida Natives seek title to contested islands

...Haida Nation is more interested in going to court because of the governments' unwillingness to negotiate fairly with aboriginal groups. He said it could be weeks before lawyers representing the 6,000-member Haida Nation will be ready to go to...
Alaska left out of Canada gas agreement

...they could eventually sell the aboriginal group a one-third share of the line. Fred Carmichael, the aboriginal group's chairman in Inuvik, said...TransCanada will lend the aboriginal group about $60 million so APG can...
Native, urban reps clash at state summit

...representatives clashed over whether aboriginal groups should co-manage subsistence...Federation of Natives, said aboriginal groups aren't willing to give up...provide more specifics on how aboriginal groups would co-manage subsistence...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ultimately would be owned by governmental entities on both sides of the border. In Canada's case, it would be entirely aboriginal groups; in Alaska, the state could be involved, he said. State Revenue Commissioner Wilson Condon said the state should...
Teck mine in Alaska faces uncertainty

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Canadian mining giant Teck Resources Ltd. said Wednesday environmental and aboriginal groups have appealed a decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to renew a permit for the company's Red...
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