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COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE: L’Assemblée des chefs de l’APNQL appelle le Canada et le Québec à respecter des ententes avec les Algonquins du Lac Barrière traitant sur la cogestion des ressources naturelles et le partage des revenus

by Algonquins of Barriere Lake

COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE: L’Assemblée des chefs de l’APNQL appelle le Canada et le Québec à respecter des ententes avec les Algonquins du Lac Barrière traitant sur la cogestion des ressources naturelles et le partage des revenus

(Kitiganik, Algonquin territory / February 5, 2015) The Algonquins of Barriere Lake welcome the support of the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador of our struggle to see followed by Canada and Quebec dealing Agreements co-management of our territory and revenue sharing. There is a week January 28, 2015, the AFNQL adopted a resolution supporting our First Nation called Canada and Quebec to respect the agreements of 1991 and 1998, which also called Quebec to Following the commitment promised by Prime Couillard to negotiate the sharing of resources with our First Nation. 

"Every year, revenue from resources generated in our area cost about 100 billion dollars, but we do not touch," says Acting CEO Tony Wawatie. "We remain one of the poorest communities in Canada. We hope that the support of the AFNQL encourage Quebec to meet its commitments so that we can work together to build a sustainable future in our territory, and so that everyone will benefit. "

 

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Barriere Lake Solidarity is a collective of supporters of the Mitchikanibikok Inik, The Algonquins of Barriere Lake in their struggles for land and self-determination.

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