Vice – water report special – “The Monster underground.”  More than half of First Nations communities in Canada are affected by industrial pollution.

By Hillary Beaumont Johanne Black wants to start a legend to tell future generations about the deadly arsenic in the soil and water in N’dilo, a Dene community of 200 people in the Northwest Territories. She calls it: “The Monster Underground.” When the Giant Gold Mine opened...
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Vancouver Sun – Recognizing land as a legal person could help solve native land claims.

By David Boyd. Could extraordinary developments occurring in New Zealand offer a way to break the impasse over treaty negotiations in Canada? Over the past decade, negotiations between the indigenous Maori and the New Zealand government over unresolved land ownership disputes...
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