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Tsilhqot’in move to ban non-native moose hunting

mooseby Monica Lamb-Yorski, Williams Lake Tribune, July 12, 2018

The Tsilhqot’in National Government (TNG) will be attempting to ban Limited Entry Hunt (LEH) licenses for moose hunting in its territory this fall.

TNG tribal chair Chief Joe Alphonse said during an emergency meeting held Tuesday at Tl’esqox (Riske Creek), he received full endorsement from leadership to pursue a legal challenge against the LEH allocations for 2018. Read the rest of this entry

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Tsilhqot’in enact laws to govern territory after historic court win

Chief Roger William of Xeni Gwet'in speaks at a news conference where UBCIC chiefs react to a Supreme Court Decision on the aboriginal title appeal, in Vancouver June 26, 2014. Photograph by: Nick Procaylo , PNG.

Chief Roger William of Xeni Gwet’in speaks at a news conference where UBCIC chiefs react to a Supreme Court Decision on the aboriginal title appeal, in Vancouver June 26, 2014.
Photograph by: Nick Procaylo , PNG.

The Vancouver Sun/Canadian Press, March 20, 2015

WILLIAMS LAKE – A British Columbia aboriginal nation granted rights and title by Canada’s high court has introduced its own laws governing its territory and resources within the area.

The Tsilhqot’in National Government has enacted the so-called Nemiah Declaration that prevents mining and commercial logging, stops commercial road building and requires visitors to get permission before entering the land.

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