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Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Mourns the Loss of Indigenous Leader and Land Defender Arthur Manuel »
Friday, January 13, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2017
Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Mourns the Loss of
Indigenous Leader and Land Defender Arthur Manuel
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
CSTC Applauds Federal Decision that Northern Gateway Project is not worth the risk
Dalkeh Territory, Prince George. The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) is pleased that after more than a decade of fighting, the Canadian Government has finally come to its senses and will no longer try to advance the development of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Project.
Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Celebrates Indigenous Veterans Day – November 8 and Remembrance Day – »
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Celebrates Indigenous Veterans Day – November 8 and Remembrance Day – November 11
Dakelh Territory, Prince George: The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) remembers and celebrates the Indigenous peoples from our communities who have served and sacrificed to defend this land and nation. We are moved by pride and gratitude by our peoples’ contributions during times of great need.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
For Immediate Release
September 15, 2016
Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Stands with Standing Rock Sioux
Dakelh Territory/Prince George BC – The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) supports the Standing Rock Sioux in their fight against the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL ‐ majority owned by Enbridge). The proposed DAPL, a 1,800 kilometer, 30 inch, oil pipeline that originates in the Bakken Oil Field (North Dakota), would transect the Standing Rock Sioux territory. The Standing Rock Sioux have not been adequately consulted, nor have their Treaty provisions from the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 been upheld.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC: The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) is congratulating the Yinka Dene Alliance (made of up of several CSTC member First Nations: Nadleh Whut’en, Nak’azdli Whut’en, Saik’uz , Takla Lake, and Tl’azt’en) for their perseverance and leadership in stopping the Enbridge Northern Gateway oil pipeline from crossing their unceded territories.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
The Yinka Dene ‘uza’hné from Nadleh Whut’en and Stellat’en introduce their enacted water management regime for the regulation of the rivers, lakes, streams and creeks throughout the whole of their territories in north central British Columbia.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
All FNHA updates on Mount Polley to date are available online here:
BC First Nations Offer Support to Trudeau Government in Fulfilling Federal Commitment to Pacific Nor »
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
SAIK'UZ FIRST NATION, BRITISH COLUMBIA/YINKA DENE TERRITORIES (Dec. 16, 2015) - Today First Nations leaders in British Columbia offered the Trudeau government their support in implementing an oil tanker moratorium on British Columbia's north coast. The announcement comes on the fifth anniversary of the Save the Fraser Declaration, an Indigenous law declaration signed by representatives of more than 100 First Nations that prohibits oil megaprojects in signatories' territories.
Coalition Honours Families and Advocates as Canada Launches National Inquiry into Missing and Murder »
Thursday, December 10, 2015
(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C.- December 10, 2015) Earlier this week, the Canadian Government announced the launch of the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, beginning with pre-inquiry consultation. The Coalition on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls honours families and advocates who fought tirelessly for the national inquiry, and looks forward to participating in the pre-inquiry consultation and the inquiry itself.
Friday, January 23, 2015
Nechako Lakes MLA John Rustad, the B.C. minister responsible for aboriginal relations, is doing his best Cool Hand Luke impersonation these days. Any flare up of anger or frustration from B.C. First Nations directed towards the provincial government is greeted with the classic line from the movie: "what we have here is a failure to communicate." Rustad's efforts to engage First Nations across B.C. are commendable and a vast improvement over the treatment the aboriginal community received from previous provincial governments on both sides of the political fence. If language and words hold any value, Rustad has taken some giant strides forward and taken his cabinet colleagues along with him.