OAS Hearing Webcast
October 26, 2011 6:00am PST - watch our case at the Organization of American States (OAS) before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.livestream.com%2FOASEnglish2&h=iAQHP9CJZAQHTbmUMSIKPLOdL7hszyxdCO2JTOZZh3O7eNQ
Amnesty International Post about our OAS Case
Read what Amnesty International Canada is saying about our OAS case:http://www.amnesty.ca/blog_post2.php?id=3098Oct 6, 2011
HTG fight against Timberwest land sales on APTN
Story of the HTG fight and footage of Chief Negotiator Robert Morales as presented on APTN Monday June 13, 2011Cut and paste link into browser: http://aptn.ca/pages/news/2011/06/14/hulquminum-dig-in-to-retain-traditional-lands-given-to-railway-company/
Treaty Group wants update on complaint
18 May 2010, Robert Barron, Nanaimo Daily News.
Treaty Group Welcomes Support from Amnesty International
02 April 2010, Cowichan News Leader Pictorial.
Amnesty Backs First Nation
1 April 2010, Judith Lavoie, Times Colonist.
HTG Negotiator calls Amnesty International's support a 'milestone' Human Rights groups supports HTG
05 April 2010, Stephen Thomson, Ladysmith Chronicle.
Law Programs Bring Case Before Human Rights Commission
18 February 2010, University Communications, University of Arizona.
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Hear Hul'qumi'num Land Claim
4 February 2010, Indian Country Today
Hul'qumi'num Seek OAS Judgement on E&N Lands
Island Tides, Vol. 22, No.1, January 21-February 3, 2010.
Small Island First Nations make statement with internt'l complaint about human rights violations
8 January 2010, Robert Barron, Nanaimo Daily News.
Good faith must be used always in negotiations
7 January 2010, Alberni Valley Times.
Tribunal will Consider 'Stolen' Island Land
6 January 2010, Robert Barron, Nanaimo Daily News.
International Rights Tribunal to Probe Ownership of Native Land
4 January 2010, Justine Hunter, Globe & Mail.
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Hear Canadian Land Rights Case
4 January 2010, American Quarterly.
Rights group to investigate native land claims
2 December 2010, Judith Lavoie, Times Colonist
Human Rights Ruling Could Change Land Clains Process
14 December 2009, Rob Morales, Vancouver Sun
First Nations Group Allowed to Pursue Rights Complaint
7 December 2009, Stephen Thomson, Ladysmith Chronicle
Rights Group to Investigate Native Land Claims
2 Dec 2009, Judith Lavoie, Times Colonist
Cowichan Tribes Win Landmark Ruling
1 Dec 2009, Daphne Bramham, Vancouver Sun
Tribunal to Hear Case Charging Canadian Human Rights Violations
1 Dec 2009, Krista Siefken, Cowichan Newsleader Pictorial.
First Nations Applaud Fishing Ruling
18 Nov 2009, editor, Nanaimo News Bulletin.
Treaty groups and government need to wrap things up
23 Oct 2009, Stephen Thompson, Ladysmith Chronicle
Cowichan Tribes flexing new muscles in the valley
Patrick Hrushowy, Cowichan Valley News Leader and Pictorial, 16 October 2009
Common Table Unhappy With Process
Campbell River Courier-Islander, 26 August 2009
First Nations right to reject offer says local negotiator
Cowichan News Leader and Pictorial, Krista Siefken, July 23,2009
Deadline set to revive stalled treaty talks
By: Robert Baron, Nanaimo Daily News, 01 May 2009
No Agenda in Treaty Talks
Robert Barron, Nanaimo Daily News, 17 April 2009
Treaty Tumult Looms
Robert Barron, Nanaimo Daily News, April 15, 2009
Government responds to rights complaint
Stephen Thomson, Ladysmith Chronicle, March 31, 2009
Ottawa wants treaty group sent back to tripartite table
By Robert Baron, March 25, 2009, Nanaimo News Bulletin
Canada makes its case for treaty process at international hearing
Krista Siefken - Cowichan News Leader and Pictorial - March 24, 2009
Island First Nations take land complaint to international body
By Judith Lavoie, Victoria Times Colonist, March 24, 2009
Treaty members meet over rights, International human rights body offered to oversee discussions
Robert Barron, Nanaimo Daily News, Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Treaty group pursues rights complaint
By Stephen Thomson, Ladysmith Chronicle March 10, 2009
Treaty group aims to slow development Wants changes to wait until land issues are settled
Robert Barron, Nanaimo Daily NewsMarch 7, 2009
Treaty Group getting set for Human Rights hearing
By Robert Barron, Canwest News Service, March 4, 2009
HTG Treaty Talks Stalled
30 Nov 08 Cowichan News Leader Pictorial
Rights hearing could stall plans for railway
Nanaimo Daily News, 07 November 2008
HTG makes the most of meeting with international commission
Cowichan News Leader & Pictorial, 01 November 2008
HTG takes complaint against Canada to international tribunal
Cowichan News Leader & Pictorial, 24 October 2008
Cowichan elder speaks at international hearing
Cowichan News Leader & Pictorial, 28 October 2008
First Nations claim 200,000 hectares of E&N trail
Nanaimo Daily News, 31 October 2008
Native group awaits ruling on human-rights complaint
Victoria Times Colonist, 02 November 2008
Land claim doesn't slow foundation
Nanaimo Daily News, 01 November 2008
B.C. natives take complaint to international group
Globe and Mail, 29 October 2008
Natives to take human-rights protest to U.S. commission
Victoria Times Colonist, 27 October 2008
Cowichan hopes federal vote kickstarts treaty negotiations
Cowichan News Leader & Pictorial, 21 October 2008
Treaty not likey high elections prioirty
Nanaimo Daily News, 19 Sep 08
Island first nations, government close to landmark agreement
Vancouver Sun, 19 Sep 2008
First Nations deal would protect sacred places
Islands Trust approves in principle new HTG-Islands Trust Protocol Agreement.
New treaty negotiations spark cautious optimism
Vancouver Sun. 20 June 2008
Cowichan News Leader. Unsigned Editorial. 06 June 2007
Heritage Deal Signed
Cowichan News Leader. Vass, Keith. 06 June 2007.
Treaty Group Gets Say
Gulf Islands Driftwood. Cardigan-Smith, Stacy. 06 June 2007
Board Game Unravels Confusing Treaty Lingo
Times Colonist / By: Judith Lavoie. Times Colonist. 25 March 2008
Marine Protected Area's Future Tied to the Treaty Table
Cowichan News Leader Pictorial / By: Peter Rusland. Cowichan News Leader Pictorial. 5 March 2008.
Morales Expected Throne Speech Suggestions
Cowichan News Leader Pictorial / By: Michelle Thompson. Cowichan News Leader Pictorial. 27 February 2008
Uniting Treaty Talks with First Nations will Remove Barriers
News Features - Straight.com / By: Stephen Hui. News Features - Straight.com. 31 January 2008.
Tribes, HTG Aimed at Reconciliation?
Cowichan News Leader Pictorial / By: Michelle Thompson. Cowichan News Leader Pictorial. 23 January 2008
Treaty Negotiations on Horizon
Ladysmith Chronicle / By: Bichard, Aaron. Ladysmith Chronicle. 22 January 2008
Canada's Metis Population Growing Fast
Ladysmith Chronicle / By: Aaron Bichard. Ladysmith Chronicle. 22 January 2008.
HTG Holds General Assembly
Ladysmith Chronicle / 13 November 2007.
Angry Native Leaders Threaten Blockades
Times Colonist / by Jeff Rud and Lindsay Kines. Times Colonist. 16 October 2007.
Opponents of BC Treaties Rally in Victoria as Historic Accord Set for Ratification
The Canadian Press / 15 October 2007.
Creating Order In Ladysmith
Canadian Library Association / by Edward Hill. Canadian Library Association. Issue #5, 2007.
Progress in Treaty Talks Depends on Education, Support, Leaders Say
Times Colonist / by Sandra Mcculloch. Times Colonist. 23 September 2007.
New Treaties Raise Hope But Process Still Has Harsh Critics
Globe and Mail / by Rod Mickleburgh. Globe and Mail. 2 August 2007.
Cowichan Valley Citizen / Rondeau, Andrea. Cowichan Valley Citizen. 9 May 2007.
'Day of Action' Urges Treaty Talks
Nanaimo Daily News / by Robert Barron. Nanaimo Daily News. 4 May 2007
Treaty Road Doesn't Have to Lead to 'No'
Duncan News Leader and Pictorial / Robert Morales. Duncan News Leader and Pictorial. 21 April 2007.
$50,000 Fine for Bones Used in Road
Times Colonist / Watts, Richard. Times Colonist. 21 April 2007
Hul'qumi'num Youth Forum
Ladysmith Chronicle and News Leader Pictorial / By Michelle Thompson 27 March 2007.
First Nations Unity Protocol Agreement
First Nations Summit Chief Negotiators / North Vancouver, 18 January 2007.
Colonialism at the Root of the Disconnection
Duncan News Leader and Pictorial / By Brian Thom. Duncan News Leader and Pictorial. 13 January 2007.
Debt $3 Million and Counting for Treaty
Duncan News Leader and Pictorial / By Aaron Bichard. Duncan News Leader and Pictorial. 20 December 2006.
More Negotiations for Local Treaty Group
Duncan News Leader and Pictorial / By Aaron Bichard. Duncan News Leader and Pictorial. 16 December 2006.
Court Case Could Send Important Message
Duncan News Leader and Pictorial / By Carrie Humchitt. Duncan News Leader and Pictorial. 2 December 2006.
$1 Billion Fails to Land One Treaty: First Nations Pay the Price while Lawyers Clean Up
Vancouver Sun / By Miro Cernetig. Vancouver Sun. 29 November 2006, sec. A, p. 1.
More Conflicts over Native Sites are Inevitable, But Provincial Policy is Lacking
Vancouver Sun / By Stephen Hume. Vancouver Sun. 24 November 2006.
First Nations Present Unified Face
Duncan News Leader and Pictorial / By Aaron Bichard. Duncan News Leader and Pictorial. 5 November 2006, p.7.
First Nations Ink Accord
Ladysmith Chronicle / By Jean Compton. Ladysmith Chronicle. 31 October 2006.
First Nations Frustrated by Treaty Delays
Nanaimo Daily News / By Robert Barron. Nanaimo Daily News. 30 October 2006.
First Nations Talks 'Hit a Wall': 40 Groups Unite to Speed Up their Negotiations...
Times Colonist / By Carolyn Heiman. Times Colonist. 29 October 2006.
Native Leaders Unleashing the Female Voice
Duncan News Leader and Pictorial / By Aaron Bichard. Duncan News Leader and Pictorial. 11 October 2006.
Poets Cove Trial Date Set
Island Tides / 5 October 2006, p. 5.
Many Treaty Tables in B.C. have Talks at a Stalemate, Says Negotiator
Canadian Press / By Greg Joyce. Canadian Press and Canoe. 2 October 2006.
Treaty Terms Must Change: Natives
Vancouver Province / By Ian Bailey. 29 October 2006, sec. A, p. 4.
Commissioners Expect Three Treaties this Year
Nanaimo News Bulletin / By Tom Fletcher. Nanaimo News Bulletin. 30 September 2006.
Progress Slow on Treaty Talks, Negotiators Say
Globe and Mail / By Greg Joyce. Globe and Mail. 29 September 2006, sec. S, p. 2.
Native Treaties for Big Populations Stalled
Vancouver Province / 29 September 2006, sec. A, p. 12.
Three First Nations Treaties Nearly Finalized
CBC / 27 September 2006. http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2006/09/27/treaty-update.html
Remains Returned to Chemainus Band
Ladysmith Chronicle / By Jean Compton. Ladysmith Chronicle. 22 August 2006, p. 1.
We Must Learn to Respect the Past
Duncan News Leader and Pictorial / Editorial. Duncan News Leader and Pictorial. 20 August 2006.
Child's Remains Returned to Chemainus First Nation for Burial
Duncan News Leader and Pictorial / By Aaron Bichard. Duncan News Leader and Pictorial. 19 August 2006.
Museum Hands over Bones Display: Natives Seek Remains, Cedar Box for Burial
Vancouver Province / By Ethan Baron. Vancouver Province. 18 August 2006, sec. A, p. 13.
Museum Display of Aboriginal Bones Riles Chemainus Band
Times Colonist / By Sandra McCulloch. Times Colonist. 18 August 2006.
Aboriginal Child's Remains Being Returned by Museum
CBC / http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2006/08/16/bc-bones.html (17 August 2006).
Destroying Middens not to be Taken Lightly
Vancouver Sun / By Miro Cernetig. 14 August 2006, sec. A, p. 3.
Guidelines, Info Needed to Address Heritage
Duncan News Leader and Pictorial / Editorial. Duncan News Leader and Pictorial. 12 August 2006, p. 14.
We Want Our Bones Back
Duncan News Leader and Pictorial / By Aaron Bichard. Duncan News Leader and Pictorial. 12 August 2006, p. 3.
Developers Beware Grave Tampering: $1 Million Fine
Business Examiner South / 7 August 2006. http://web.bcnewsgroup.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=122&cat=23&id=703061&more= (7 September 2006).
No Cash for Natives: Minister
Ladysmith Chronicle / By Edward Hill. Ladysmith Chronicle. 17 January 2006, p. 10.
Chief Negotiator Calls Treaty Process 'a Sham'
Ladysmith Chronicle / By Edward Hill. Ladysmith Chronicle. 22 November 2005.
Protecting Heritage: Landmark Agreement Aims to Ease Tensions over Aboriginal Archaeological Sites
Ladysmith Chronicle / By Edward Hill. Ladysmith Chronicle, 13 September 2005, p. 3.
Hwlitsum Join Table
South Delta Leader / By Philip Raphael. South Delta Leader. 26 August 2005.
Development Award Sparks Outrage among Aboriginals
Ladysmith Chronicle / By Edward Hill. Ladysmith Chronicle. 2 August 2005, p. 9.
'This is Hurt'
Times Colonist / By Louise Dickson. Times Colonist. 14 March 2005, sec. B, p. 1.
Hul'qumi'num Treaty Group Hopes Charges Send Message
Duncan News Leader and Pictorial / By Angie Poss. Duncan News Leader and Pictorial. 26 February 2005.
Resort in Court over Burial Site
Vancouver Sun / By Glenn Bohn. Vancouver Sun. 11 February 2005, sec. B, p. 1.
Farming Controversy: Salt Spring Residents Express Concern over Sablefish Hatchery on Archaeological
Shilling, Grant / Monday Magazine (16-22 December 2004): 6-10.
Despite Rulings, Government Still Disrespects First Nations
Vancouver Sun / By Stephen Hume. Vancouver Sun. 20 November 2004, sec. C. p. 5.
Saltspring Islanders Rally Against Fish Farm
Vancouver Province / By Suzanne Fournier. Vancouver Province. 20 October 2004, sec. A, p. 6.
Penelakut Holding Vigil at Burial Site: Worried Hatchery will Spoil 'Place to Catch Up'
Cowichan Valley Citizen / By Christina Martens. Cowichan Valley Citizen. 11 August 2004, p. 4.
Native Bones Put Neighbours to a Test
Times Colonist / By Jack Knox. Times Colonist. 5 June 2004, sec. B, p. 1.
Luxury Resort Poets Cove Set to Open on Pender Island Today
Vancouver Sun / By Michael McCullough. Vancouver Sun. 18 May 2004, sec. D, p. 3.
Treaty Group Calls for Halt to Burial-Site Excavation
Gulf Islands Driftwood / 26 March 2004.
Fighting to Save Sacred Ground
Vancouver Sun / By Stephen Hume. Vancouver Sun. 31 January 2004, sec. C., p. 5.
Resort Acrimony Eased with Screenings, Healing Ceremony
Times Colonist / By Gerard Young. Times Colonist. 26 February 2003, sec. C, p. 1.
First Nations, Developer in Fight over Old Burial Site
Times Colonist / By Gerard Young. Times Colonist. 13 February 2003, sec. B, p. 2.
Treaty Group Seeks the Spotlight
10 February 2010, Robert Barron, Nanaimo Daily News.