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Talks to recognize Indigenous rights to be held by Canada and NunatuKavut

The Government of Canada and the NunatuKavut Community Council are committed to working together to advance reconciliation and renew their relationship based on recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership.


Government Press Release 12 Jul 2018, 11:04 PM Canada
  • The goal is to obtain greater clarity on the rights, needs and interests most important to the community. (Image Credit: Twitter)

The Government of Canada and the NunatuKavut Community Council are committed to working together to advance reconciliation and renew their relationship based on recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership.

Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, and Todd Russell, President of the NunatuKavut Community Council, announced the start of discussions on recognition of Indigenous rights and self-determination.

Discussions between Canada and the NunatuKavut Community Council will be community-driven, could cover many different issues, and involve ongoing engagement with NunatuKavut members.

The goal is to obtain greater clarity on the rights, needs and interests most important to the community as well as finding common ground to move ahead in partnership toward shared solutions that help advance reconciliation and renew the relationship.

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