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Lax Kw’alaams hereditary leaders voice support for oil tanker ban

A group of North Coast First Nation hereditary leaders says it is in full support of the federal government’s proposed oil tanker ban.

The Allied Tribes of Lax Kw’alaams says there have been misconceptions about who represents the hereditary leadership of the First Nation. The leadership group says that the Chief’s Council set up to advise proponents of the Eagle Spirit Energy project has been misrepresented as the voice for hereditary leaders in Lax Kw’alaams. Read the rest of this entry