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Inuit Poised to Gain Control of Large Territory in Quebec


Society & Culture  (tags: first nations, inuit, canada, quebec, nunavut )

Cheryl
- 2534 days ago - cbc.ca
A vast swath of mineral-rich land in northern Quebec is en route to become a self-governed region run by the province's 11,000 Inuit, officials said Monday, territory, representing about 1/3 of Quebec's land, would have the power to collect its own



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Cheryl Benson (390)
Monday August 13, 2007, 4:20 pm
sorry that;s to be Nunavik
 

Cheryl Benson (390)
Monday August 13, 2007, 4:38 pm
my friend before he died said that first nations would have to have a say about the land in Quebec if they separated. With harper declaring them a Nation within a Nation (?), Quebec that is, and move forward to separating, looks First Nations is taking a stand now. Good for them
 

Cheryl Benson (390)
Tuesday August 14, 2007, 9:04 am
I regret that I put this under the same category as one I submitted for a MISSING TEEN, they both made front page, this one just seconds after she got on, which would have produced more note its and passing her picture and contact infomation around. That it did get on the front page is great, as it will still go out to over 35,000 subscriber last count dec/06, many media not mainstream as as people, families.

the link to THE MISSING TEEN, HER PICTURE AND CONTACT INFORMATION IS HERE

MISSING TEEN CONTACT INFO
 

Linda B. (71)
Tuesday August 14, 2007, 6:15 pm
I don't know much about Canada, but I hope this turns out to be a good thing. At least better than how Native America's are fairing here on their reservations.
 
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