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Land Claim Negotiations

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Date
1995 June 1-9
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 91
Date
1995 June 1-9
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 91
Mover
Mr. R. Robinson
Seconder
Archbishop D. Crawley
Text
That this General Synod:
a) reaffirm its recognition and support of the First Nations' struggle to obtain justice regarding land claims through negotiations;
b) reaffirm its commitment to support the process of negotiations with First Nations towards a just and timely resolution of outstanding land claims;
c) urge the Governments of Canada and British Columbia to bring forward proposals that will provide a land and resource base sufficient to assure self-determination for the Nisga'a people; and
d) request the Primate to make this position known to the respective governments.
The mover and the seconder agreed to amend the motion as follows:
1. by adding the words "and all other First Nations" at the end of c);
2. by adding a new section d) which reads:
"urge the Government of Canada to settle all outstanding native land claims in a just and expedient manner;"
3. relettering d) to e).
The amended motion now reads:
a) reaffirm its recognition and support of the First Nations' struggle to obtain justice regarding land claims through negotiations;
c) urge the Governments of Canada and British Columbia to bring forward proposals that will provide a land and resource base sufficient to assure self-determination for the Nisga'a people; and all other First Nations;
d) urge the Government of Canada to settle all outstanding native land claims in a just and expedient manner;
e) request the Primate to make this position known to the respective governments. CARRIED Act 91
Subjects
Indigenous peoples - British Columbia - Claims
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Claims
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Claims - Anglican Church of Canada
Nisga'a - British Columbia - Claims
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Government relations - 1951-
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