Topic: hunters and gatherers

Hunters & Gatherers

The spirit of the harvest: keeping the tradition of hunting alive

The Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre in Sudbury holds a camp every year to pass on the tradition of hunting to young people, who might not otherwise get a chance to go out on the land.
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Hunters and Gatherers - Gogama and the Mattagami First Nation

while hunting and fishing often lead to tensions between Indigenous people and other northerners, that isn't the case for Gogama and Mattagami First Nation. That's the focus of this edition of Hunters and Gatherers prepared by the CBC's Erik White.
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How a northern town and a First Nation are fishing friends — 'I don't hear a lot of blame'

While hunting and fishing has caused rifts between First Nations and their neighbours in some parts of the north, the tiny communities of Gogama and Mattagami First Nation have worked together to protect local fish stocks.
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Métis hunting rights have roots in northern Ontario: 'It's something that needed to be done'

Métis hunting and fishing rights were won by a man from Sault Ste. Marie and nearly 25 years later, the nation is hoping to step even closer to self-government.
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Hunters and Gatherers - Metis rights

Metis people in the north have a right to hunt and fish like other Indigenous groups but it's much more restricted. They took a very different path to get those rights. The CBC's Erik White has all the details in this edition of Hunters and Gatherers.
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5 things you might not know about Indigenous hunting and fishing rights

Indigenous hunting and fishing rights are often described as being "universal" but they are a lot more complicated than that.
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Indigenous hunting could put reintroduced elk at risk in northern Ontario

Northern Ontario farmers frustrated with elk eating their crops have turned to Indigenous hunters for help. They are within their traditional rights to shoot the protected animals, while the non-Native farmers are not.
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Northern Ontario fishing dispute could lead to big changes for Indigenous rights

A case making its way through the courts in northern Ontario could have big implications for all Indigenous people in Canada. Commercial fishermen from Nipissing First Nation are challenging their chief and council's decision to limit how much they can fish.
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Indigenous fishing rights at the heart of Lake Nipissing conflict

The two sides in the Lake Nipissing pickerel dispute are trying to work together and put racial tensions behind them. But they still disagree about whether Indigenous people should have the right to fish the lake more than other Canadians.
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The many perspectives of the Lake Nipissing pickerel dispute

While the conflict over fishing in Lake Nipissing has been divided along racial lines, there are lots of different perspectives on what to do about the pickerel (or walleye).