K'atl'odeeche First Nation to sign on to N.W.T. devolution deal

The K'atl'odeeche First Nation near Hay River will formally sign onto the Northwest Territories devolution deal next week.

Chief Roy Fabian will sign the agreement Monday morning at the legislative assembly in Yellowknife.

The First Nation had concerns that devolution would put too much power in the hands of the territorial government. But the chief says by signing on, the First Nation will get a share of resource royalties and the opportunity to be at the table when issues around land and resources are up for discussion.


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  • Wyt Raven
    commented 2015-03-23 17:25:06 -0700
    This kind of capitulation to the will and wants of the colonial agenda, spells the end of tribal nations worldwide. Each one takes them all closer to full assimilation…and all for what? – a few dollars more! I doubt our ancestors are proud of us and I doubt humanity will survive.
    Had the K’atl’odeeche First Nation chief asserted the sovereignty of his nation AND employed a professional negotiator the K’atl’odeeche First Nation would be looking at a far greater financial reward and far greater control of their resources, including the option to stop its rape!