Picture this, the date is July 16th, 1998, on one side is the federal government of Canada, the other side is the Nisga’a Native Americans. Stand off? Nope, it’s a treaty signing.
Nisga’a Native Americans, population of 5800 people at the time of signing the treaty, they were given approximately 1930 square kilometres of mostly wilderness land in British Colombia, Canada, a cash settlement and the ability to self-govern themselves.
July 16th 1998
Nisga’a Native Americans
British Colombia, Canada
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