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BC First Nations

B.C. First Nation celebrates return of artifacts, resilience of culture

A five-metre-wide painted wood screen and 37 hand-carved birds are among a collection of artwork returned to a First Nation after more than a century in the Royal B.C. Museum. Huu-ay-aht First...

B.C. First Nations could be awarded millions for Canada's 65-year-old mistake

Federal government botched land purchase for two BC First Nations in 1950 when it unknowingly failed to secure the rights to underground oil and gas reserves.

Attack at B.C. First Nation office leaves community reeling: chief

Man on rampage went from office to office beating employees with a weapon before he could be stopped.

B.C. First Nation struggles with attack that injured 10, left suspect dead

Small crowd gathered moved not by anger but a deeper spiritual purpose, Chief Susan James told reporters.

Federal government defends 'thorough' Northern Gateway review in court

Government lawyer asked Federal Court of Appeal to dismiss 18 legal challenges aimed at overturning its decision to approve Enbridge's $7 billion proposal.

Northern Gateway talks excluded issue of First Nations' governance

Bands' asserted authority to govern their lands should have at least been considered by the Crown in consultations on proposed $7-billion pipeline.

B.C. First Nation expects lucrative deal over LNG export plant

First Nations expect a lucrative future from building of Liquefied Natural Gas plants on their lands.

Pipeline battle could set tone for future government, aboriginal relations

VANCOUVER — First Nations fighting to block the Northern Gateway pipeline project say a long-awaited court hearing that began Thursday will set the tone for aboriginal relations with the next federal...

First Nations take Harper government to court over Northern Gateway - just days from election

Harper government faces fresh legal battle over controversial pipeline just days before federal election.

Sacred stories of mythical battles just part of summiting B.C.'s Stawamus Chief

SQUAMISH, B.C. — The Stawamus Chief on Canada's West Coast is a world-renowned rock-climbing destination known for its beautiful multi-pitch routes and unrivalled crack-climbing pitches. But many...