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Jan 20, 2014 | CBC News

Crises in First Nations communities leave legacy of pain, fear

When clashes unfold today, it's not uncommon for people to compare the situation to Oka and the summer of 1990, says Myrna Gabriel of Kanesatake, Quebec.

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Fri Nov 01, 2013

The Globe and Mail

Lessons from the East Coast native fishery

An unidentified man, framed in the broken window of a fish shack, carries the Warrior Society flag on the wharf at Burnt Church, N.B., on Oct. 4, 1999.

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Mon Oct 28, 2013

The Globe and Mail

First Nations aren't swayed by vague promises

Until the shale gas exploration protests by members of the Elsipogtog First Nation took a nasty turn recently, the country was paying little attention to aboriginal concerns about resource activity in New Brunswick.

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Sat Oct 19, 2013

CBC News

N.B. fracking protests and the fight for aboriginal rights

Protests this month at a potential shale gas site in New Brunswick involve an issue that has been at the heart of resource development battles across Canada - the duty to consult and accommodate aboriginal people when the development is on their traditional land.

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