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A Letter to Director General, Treaties and Government

A Letter to Director General, Treaties and Government
14 January 2013

January 8, 2013

Anita Boscariol
Director General
Treaties and Aboriginal Government
600 - 1138 Melville Street
Vancouver BC, V6E 4S3

RE: Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs Tripartite Treaty Negotiations

Dear Ms. Boscariol

Thank you for meeting with the Gitxsan Treaty Society on November 14th and for your December 11th letter concerning Canada's new, "results based" approach to treaty negotiations.

Your letter asked if we were 1) prepared to negotiate a treaty based on the core elements of this approach you discussed with us and, 2) if we had any reservations or saw any challenges in the approach and its components.

First, we appreciate that Canada wants to "accelerate progress" and "conclude agreements in a timely way." So do we.


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Background information on Alternative Governance
A Phase One Agreement Proposal to the Governments of Canada and British Columbia
Alternative Governance Model "Gitxsan Reconciliation"