The Conference’s Social Affairs Commission sent a Telex message to the prime minister promoting postponement of offshore drilling rights in the Beaufort Sea until adequate safeguards were taken to protect environment and consultation with Native communities affected.
Presentation of a brief to the federal government’s Berger Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry hearings in Yellowknife. Entitled Colonial Patterns of Resource Development: A Case Study of the Native Peoples’ Struggle in the Amazon Basin of Brazil and its Implications for the Northwest Territories, the study was prepared jointly by the […]
The National Week for Northwest Territories Land Claims saw teams of Indian, Metis and Inuit spokespersons from NWT move across the country telling the story of their struggle for a just settlement on their land claims. Some members of the CCCB Social Affairs Commission took part by speaking at various […]