Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, David Zimmer, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, and Chief Leslee White-Eye of Chippewas
of the Thames First Nation signed the agreement today in Toronto.
The case has huge implications for First Nations across the country," said Chippewas
of the Thames First Nation Chief Leslee White-Eye.
It was different [from a repatriation for culturally affiliated ancestors] in many ways, including the number of people from all walks of life and those representing federally recognized Indian tribes in the state of Michigan," said William Johnson, curator at the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture and Lifeways, which has represented the Saginaw Chippewas
in NAGPRA matters since 1994.
In 1906 the Chippewas
of the Thames hired a lawyer by the name of A.
Ten residential school survivors from the Chippewas
of the Thames First Nation, in Muncey, Ont.
of Lake Superior, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1979.
Of Native American (French and Chippewa
on her mother's side) and German descent, Erdrich focuses her work on the complex cultural identity that emerges from her mixed heritages.
In part the conflict between whites and Chippewas
involves the meaning and implementation of Jacksonian-era land cession and removal treaties.
With a management contract for Casino Rama in effect until 2011, and our recent productive dialogue with the Chippewas
of Mnjikaning First Nation, we look forward to a long, relationship that benefits both parties.
of the Thames First Nation has filed a request to the Federal Court of Appeal seeking leave to appeal the National Energy Board's approval of Enbridge's Line 9 pipeline project.
Sixteen graduates from Chippewas
of the Thames; Munsee Delaware Nation; Oneida Settlement; Moraviantown; and one from Manitoba were honored: Sandra L.
The five-member Ontario appeals court ruled the Chippewas
of Sarnia are not the legal owners of land that is now part of the city of Sarnia, despite the fact the Chippewas
never surrendered the land.