The Canadian Press

1998-07-15 | Nisgaa-Treaty

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Representatives of the Nisga'a and federal and BC governments shook hands July 15th on a deal giving the natives 19-hundred square kilometers of the Nass Valley and 190 million dollars. Nisga's Tribal Council president Joe Gosnel said BC's first modern-day aboriginal treaty would give his people opportunities other generations never had.

Date: 1998-07-15
Placeline: Terrace, BC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the ability to go to bank loans to start up businesses we have never had access to natural resources before we will now have an access when the treaty comes a difference >>

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