Posted by: Bob Payne | April 4, 2011

Vancouver Island First Nation sign historic self-government pact

Today they celebrate, but tomorrow the work will continue. That was the message at the celebration in Port Alberni on Saturday as the Maa-nulth Treaty came into effect. It was a historic occasion, not only because it marked the end of the Indian Act for five Maa-nulth First Nations. It was the first time a modern treaty had been signed on Vancouver Island and B.C.’s first multi-nations treaty.

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