The Canadian Press

2000-04-14 | Nisgaa-Treaty-Gosnell

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The Nisga'a Treaty was given royal assent to become law. It guaranteed about 5,500 Nisga'a more than 2,000 square kilometers of land in northwestern BC and $253-million. Tribal Council President Joe Gosnell (goz-NEL') called it a fresh start for the native band.

Date: 2000-04-14
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << this is a marked departure from the type of government that we have now left behind the department of Indian affairs we've been under the Indian affairs rule four hundred and thirty three years with the approval of that this treaty we have left that behind >>

Clip ID: 20000414CPCN001