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Following a meeting on May 16, 2013 in Williams lake with Tsilhqot’in Nation leadership, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo announces the National AFN Executive will apply to intervene in the Supreme Court of Canada appeal hearing of the Tsilhqot’in Nation Aboriginal title recognition case, stating that recognition is the starting point to achieve reconciliation and is urgently required to advance certainty and economic opportunity.
Chief Lucinda Phillips flies to Ottawa to sign First Nations Land Management Regime
by Cathryn Atkinson
Pique News Magazine
he Lil'wat Nation has become a signatory to the federal government's First Nations Land Management Regime (FNLM), a process that will allow it to make decisions on the use of its reserve lands without the need for input from the ministry of aboriginal affairs.