Long Plain First Nation And Canada Settle Century Old Land Dispute

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By Jake Cardinal, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

(ANNews) – A century-old land dispute between Canada and the Long Plain First Nation has finally reached a settlement.
The 1916 Surrender – Mismanagement of Sales Specific Claim was submitted by the First Nation in 1999 as they were concerned with the sale of reserve land in 1916, whereby Canada failed to administer the land sales according to the terms of the surrender.
After working alongside the First Nation, the federal government has now agreed to pay almost $32 million in compensation, as well as allowing the First Nation to acquire up to 1,750 acres of land for...continued.

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