By Manavpreet Singh Local Journalism Initiative Reporter FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. -Some local First Nation members are calling the Treaty Land Entitlement settlements a positive step for future generations. Five Treaty 8 First Nations recently settled TLE claims with provincial and federal governments. According to a provincial release, the settlements resolved decades-old claims by the First Nations, stating they did not receive all the lands owed them in Treaty 8 claims. These First Nations first signed the Treaty of Land Entitlements in 1899. Doig River First Nation Elder Margaret Davis says the settlements would have a massive impact on the younger generations of Doig River First Nation. “We will build a trade school to support our youth and teach them industry skills so they can succeed,” said
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