Court decision reaffirms Native rights | The Quoddy Tides

By Chief Hugh Akagi | The Quoddy Tides See more articles about the Peskotomuhkati Nation on The Quoddy Tides: Recent fisheries statement may impact Peskotomuhkati Nation by Derwin Gowan Aboriginal rights across border to be considered by court by Derwin Gowan  

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Inherent Indigenous rights are not a gift from government | Troy Media

By Hugh Akagi | Troy Media Supreme Court: “persons who are not Canadian citizens and who do not reside in Canada can exercise an Aboriginal right” The Supreme Court of Canada has begun to repair the hundreds of years of friction between Indigenous people and European settlers. The court recently ruled that “persons who are…

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Court affirms Native rights across border | The Quoddy Tides

By Derwin Gowan | The Quoddy Tides   See more articles about the Peskotomuhkati Nation on The Quoddy Tides: Recent fisheries statement may impact Peskotomuhkati Nation by Derwin Gowan Aboriginal rights across border to be considered by court by Derwin Gowan    

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Peskotomuhkati Lead negotiator, Paul Williams Intervened in the Supreme Court in the case of R.V. Desautel

By Paul Williams, Peskotomuhkati Lead Negotiator This case clarified the rights of Indigenous people living in what is now the US to exercise an Aboriginal right in Canada under constitutional protection.   Wa’tkwanonhweráton sewakwé:kon. Kayanesenh ne wakhsennò:ten. Sewatahonhsí:yohst.   I am pleased to acknowledge my co-counsel, my daughter Karenna. She has urged the old man…

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Rights are recognized at last | Pictou Advocate

By Hugh Akagi, Pictou Advocate May 5, 2021 Canadian Supreme Court decision will have effects on many Indigenous people now living in America It’s not often that a Supreme Court of Canada ruling affects you, your neighbours, and your family. But that’s the case last week. The court has ruled that a man living in…

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Media coverage of Chief Akagi’s position on inherent Indigenous rights

FREDERICTON — A recent Supreme Court decision about Indigenous hunting rights on the west coast may have implications for First Nations groups who straddle the Maine – New Brunswick border on the opposite side of the country. The April 23 decision stated an American Indigenous man has a constitutionally protected right to hunt in British…

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