Specific Claims Snapshot
Specific claims deal with the past grievances of First Nations relating to outstanding obligations under historic treaties. Settling these past grievances through negotiations is key to achieving reconciliation and rebuilding relationships with First Nation people in Canada.
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Note: You can click on the photos to watch success story videos and click the dots on the map image to learn more about the recent claims settled.
For more information on the claims settled since April 2013, click on the First Nations below.
- 1. Kitselas First Nation
- 2. Mount Currie Indian Band
- 3. Cheam First Nation
- 4. Blueberry River First Nation
- 5. Doig River First Nation
- 6. Tsuu T'ina Nation
- 7. Sakimay First Nations
- 8. Cowessess First Nation
- 9. Muscowpetung First Nation
- 10. Pasqua First Nation
- 11. Ochiichagwe'babigo'ining First Nation
- 12. Sandy Lake First Nation
- 13. Nipissing First Nation
- 14. Chippewas of the Thames First Nation
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- Righting Past Wrongs: Resolving Specific Land Claims for Everyone's Benefit
- Investing in the Future: The Onion Lake Cree Nation Story
- Path to a Solution: The Story of the Crespieul Reserve
- For the Community: The Skeetchestn Story
- Partnership In Action: The Keeseekoowenin Story
Time line: 1993 – 2007 – April 2013 – March 6 - 2014
- 390 claims settled since 1973 when the Specific Claims Policy was first established
- 108 of these claims were settled since 2007 when the Specific Claims Action Plan was launched
- Between April 2013 and March 6, 2014: 15 claims settled in 14 First Nations totaling over $350 million provided to First Nations
For more information about claims, search the Reporting Centre on Specific Claims or check out the Interactive Map on Specific Claim Settlements.
QS #: QS-5415-000-EE-A1
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