Ontario to protect 23,000 square kilometers of native land from mining

Toronto Star  Published On Mon Mar 05 2012 By Tanya Talaga Queen's Park Bureau   In a surprise move, the province has protected 23,181 square kilometres of traditional First Nation land in northern Ontario away from mining firms. The land in question is near the territory of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) about 500 kilometres north of […]

ON withdraws 23,181 sq km of KI Homeland, but GLR dispute unresolved

Ontario has withdrawn 23,181 sq kms of KI Homelands from mining exploration.  Gods Lake Resources' claims and leases at  Sherman Lake are not  affected.  More soon…

Ontario has withdrawn lands in the vicinity of KI from prospecting and mining claim staking

Written by: NNL Staff on March 4, 2012.   THUNDER BAY – Over the past weeks, Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation Chief Donny Morris has been seeking to get the attention of the Ontario Government over concerns of mining activity. In specific, the concerns have been raised over mining exploration on Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) lands. Today, […]

GLR to hire guns to force drilling on KI sacred lands

Gods Lake Resources (GLR) has announced that they plan to hire private security for their drill program on KI lands known to have sacred burials.  Minister Bartolucci recently wrote to KI saying that GLR may try to access KI land this month.  Chief Morris is warning police that KI is mobilizing and says he is […]

KI’s battle over mining exploration heads south

  Friday March 2, 2012 Shawn Bell – Wawatay News Find more: News briefs First Nations rights KI 6 mining exploration Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation (KI) is taking the fight to stop exploration on its traditional lands to Toronto. KI plans to hold a major rally in Ontario’s capital on Mar. 6 following a talk […]