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By Shane Lasley
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Tahltan, Skeena, BC create conservatory

Get in the same canoe to protect Tahltan Nation sacred lands North of 60 Mining News – April 9, 2021

 

Last updated 4/15/2021 at 3:10pm

Tahltan First Nation Skeena Resources British Columbia Canada Mount Edziza

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Obsidian from around Mount Edziza has been used by the Tahltan people for weaponry, tools, and trading for millennia.

The Tahltan Central Government, Skeena Resources Ltd., and British Columbia have come together to create a new conservancy to protect the environment and wildlife on Tahltan territory in northwestern B.C.

To create this 3,500-hectare (8,650 acres) conservancy, Skeena is returning the mineral tenures for its Spectrum copper-gold project that lies alongside the 230,000-hectare (568,300 acres) Mou...



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