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St’at’imc chiefs to address United Nations racial discrimination committee – Pique Newsmagazine

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201775 Views

Delegation to travel to Switzerland to raise issues with B.C.’s treaty process

The St’at’imc Chiefs Council will make a presentation to the United Nations (UN) next week concerning “Canada and B.C.’s ongoing attempts to extinguish St’at’imc title and rights.”

Members of the St’at’imc Nation, comprised of 11 distinct communities, including the Lil’wat in Mount Currie, will be travelling to Geneva, Switzerland, to address the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

The two-day presentation marks the second year in a row the St’at’imc have raised issue with British Columbia’s treaty process at the UN.

“From a St’at’imc perspective, we’re not opposing treaties; we’re opposing the B.C. treaty process that eliminates our ability to make decisions and manage our own territories,” said Chief Don Harris, chair of the St’at’imc Chiefs Council.

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