Federal court orders Canada to hand over land to Blood Tribe – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201928 Views

June 12, 2019

A federal court ruled Wednesday that Canada owes the Blood Tribe 162.5 square miles (258 square kilometres) of land to fulfill its Treaty obligations.

“The Blood Tribe Chief and Councillors are pleased to announce that a judgement has been received from the Federal Court on what is known as the “Big Claim”, said a release from the community.

“A claim which the Blood Tribe has been pursuing for many years.”

The Blood Tribe, located in southern Alberta, first started the process of reclaiming their land in 1980.

Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2019/06/12/federal-court-orders-canada-to-hand-over-land-to-blood-tribe/

Send To Friend Email Print Story

Comments are closed.

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More