August 25, 2017: Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN), whose lands consist of 23, 708 hectares over 18 reserves, has become the 76th Framework Agreement signatory nation to ratify their community Land Code. The Manitoba community of 5214 members, took to the polls and voted 89% in favor of regaining governance control over their lands and resources. NCN can now move forward with beneficial projects for their membership, while protecting their vast land base, free from the encumbrances of the Indian Act. Congratulations NCN!
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation votes YES
2017-09-06T14:58:14-07:00September 6th, 2017|