"Our position against jade and placer mining is not radical. In fact, it is very simple and reasonable. For a project to proceed, exploration and mining companies must respect the environment and the rights of Indigenous people. The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), legislation of which the provincial government introduced in October, supports our stance. Though many stakeholders are wary of the economic climate that UNDRIP may create in B.C., the reality is that the Tahltan Nation has for years created processes and agreements, both internally and externally, that are consistent with UNDRIP." ... See MoreSee Less
Have you sought consultation with the downstream Nations that share these watersheds?
A question from someone from overseas.
I watch jade fever, and in the season just shown they had to reclaim the mining area they had been working at wolverine before they got a deposit back.
My question is, why dont they have to replant, what impact does the mining have on down stream fish etc, if now up to spec do the owners get that deposit, and I see that there are old camps that havnt been cleaned up (again on jade fever), why has the govt not made those that mined it and are still alive not clean those sites up?
I admit, i enjoy the show but for the beautiful scenery mostly and it's sad to see the destruction
Tahltan members who would like to apply for the 2020 Dease Lake Bootcamp can get application forms from the TCG Office, the Peoples Haven, the Iskut Band office, the Tahltan Band Office and on the TCG website: tahltan.org/education-training-funding-programs/. There are 2 application forms, the TCG Application form and the Participant Information Form. Both forms need to be filled out completely and either faxed to 250 771 3020 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy of your status card and a current resume.
Feel free to contact Freda Campbell (250) 631 9447 or Darcie Louie (250) 234-3331 if you have any questions.