Across Canada, communities and Aboriginal governments are saying they have had enough when it comes to the privileged access mining has to land under the existing system, which grants “free entry” to prospectors and mining companies under the assumption the mining is the “highest and best” use of land. Globally, communities are demanding a say in their own futures, and Indigenous peoples in particular are increasingly demanding free, prior, informed consent for development projects that will affect them.
Film Premiere: "Honour Your Word" Documents Years of Struggle by Barriere Lake Algonquin to Protect their Land and Culture
Monday, February 10, 2014
White River First Nation Says Yukon’s Response to Ross River Dena “Free Entry” Court Decision Inadequate
Tuesday, January 7, 2014