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What FNWARM Stands For?

THE CURRENT REALITY

The mining industry has the financial and human resources to fight for what it wants, and the political lobbying resources to wage its campaigns. Yet as of 2010 there had not been a major new metals mine open in BC since the ...

THE PROBLEM

Many companies still believe they can get around the law and First Nations rights. They spend their time and resources trying to divide communities, or to limit their involvement in the process. They spend fortunes on PR campaigns that portray ...

THE FUTURE

Some more enlightened mining companies have realized that working with First Nations is not only the key to complying with the courts and getting approval for a project, but is also the key to future certainly for their projects ...

News Releases

NR – Tsilhqot’in Nation defends its lands and waters from Taseko Mines Ltd.

PRESS RELEASE Tsilhqot’in Nation defends its lands and waters from Taseko Mines Ltd. Nation fighting company’s efforts to revive twice-rejected mine Vancouver, BC (Coast Salish Territory): January 30, 2017: The Tsilhqot’in Nation is in Federal Court in Vancouver this week to...
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First Nations Women Stake Mining Claim on Minister Bill Bennett’s Property Vancouver (Coast Salish Territory): Tue. Jan. 24, 2017:

First Nations Women Stake Mining Claim on Minister Bill Bennett’s Property  Vancouver (Coast Salish Territory): Tue. Jan. 24, 2017: In a twist on the ages-old story of First Nations’ lands being staked against their will and without their knowledge under pro-mining provincial...
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Gov. BC – Tulsequah Mine Information –

Tulsequah Mine Information – Last Modified: 2016-12-19 The Tulsequah Chief mine, 100 km south-west of Atlin B.C., was operated by Cominco as a copper/lead/zinc, silver and gold mine from 1950 to 1957. The mine site is on the Tulsequah River about 10 km upstream from its...
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NR – Tsilhqot’in Nation Outraged by Apparent Killing of Wild Horses

Williams Lake, BC (December 9, 2016): The Tsilhqot’in National Government (TNG) learned 5 wild horses were found dead in late November 2016, 25 km south of the Tsilhqot’in community of Yunesit’in. As the horses were found within a small area it appears someone intentionally...
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