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Missanabie Cree Nation receives settlement on a 100 year old land claim - APTN News

Missanabie First Nation in Ontario has received $150 million from the federal government in compensation for a 114 year old land claim. The settlement is between the government of Canada and the Missanabie Cree First Nation. Land was originally promised to the First Nation under Treaty No. 9 in Ontario back in 1906. The Missanabie Cree were displaced and have been living without their own land base in rural areas like Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay. “I acknowledge all the hard work from past and present Chiefs and councils to make this happen, it is a testament to a lot of hard work and perseverance,” said Missanabie Chief Jason Gauthier in a statement released Tuesday. “Our elders, Yo

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