Tsilhqot’in

Another Fish Lake/Tsilhqot’in win!

By Andrea Palframan / May 12, 2015 / Comments Off on Another Fish Lake/Tsilhqot’in win!

Tsilhqot’in Nation, Federal Court moves forward with two Judicial Reviews Tsilhqot’in Territory, BC (May 11, 2015): The Tsilhqot’in National Government supports the Federal Court’s decision to move forward with two judicial reviews rather than granting the request of Taseko Mines Limited (TML) to restart its litigation as a full trial proceeding.  Both judicial reviews relate…

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Commentary on the Tsilhqot’in Aboriginal Title Win

By Andrea Palframan / November 27, 2014 / Comments Off on Commentary on the Tsilhqot’in Aboriginal Title Win

Tsilhqot’in Nation v British Columbia, 2014 SCC 44. On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously declared that the Tsilhqot’in Nation have Aboriginal Title to approximately 1,700 square kilometres of land southwest of Williams Lake, BC. The Court also declared that British Columbia breached its duty to consult the Tsilhqot’in Nation when it…

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Celebrating with the Tsilhqot’in!! A great way to spend a weekend!

By RAVEN / July 6, 2014 / Comments Off on Celebrating with the Tsilhqot’in!! A great way to spend a weekend!

“If we lose, we’re not a culture, not a people…Losing is not an option for us.”  Chief Roger William uttered these prophetic words back in 2002, during filming of the documentary Wild Horses, Unconquered People about the Xeni Gwet’in’s now legendary legal challenge for title to Tsilhqot’in land.   This past weekend I was privileged to be invited…

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Tsilhqot’in Awarded Aboriginal Title in Landmark Case

By RAVEN / June 26, 2014 / Comments Off on Tsilhqot’in Awarded Aboriginal Title in Landmark Case

Please join RAVEN staff and board members in congratulating Chief Roger William, Chief Joe Alphonse and the Tsilhqot’in people on this historic day. 

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Tsilhqot’in Event in Victoria February 18th & Great News: Tsilhqot’in received right to be “Respondent” in Taseko Mines Judicial Review of “New” Prosperity Mine

By RAVEN / February 6, 2014 / Comments Off on Tsilhqot’in Event in Victoria February 18th & Great News: Tsilhqot’in received right to be “Respondent” in Taseko Mines Judicial Review of “New” Prosperity Mine

Hello RAVENers!To provide you an update on the Tsilhqot’in file we would like to share a victorious message from the Tsilhqot’in National Government:“We’re happy to report one more small victory in the ongoing struggle of the Tsilhqot’in people against the proposed New Prosperity Mine: on February 4, the Federal Court ordered Taseko Mines Limited to…

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Backgrounder: Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia and Canada

By RAVEN / September 11, 2013 / Comments Off on Backgrounder: Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia and Canada

If you have been trying to sort out the difference between the Prosperity mine and the ongoing William vs BC rights and title case, here’s a primer on the latter. ¬¬¬On November 7, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada is scheduled to hear the historic appeal of the Tsilhqot’in Nation’s Aboriginal title case.This litigation started over two…

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