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Process West: First Nations peoples seek compensation for Keystone cancellation

Natural Law, a sovereign organization which represents many sovereign members and Nations, is pursuing a claim challenging the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline.

February 9, 2022   by Don Horne

The Biden Administration’s decision to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline is coming under fire from Indigenous groups that were partners in the development of the project.

Traditional Treaty Territory of 6, 7 & 4 – Natural Law, a sovereign organization which represents many sovereign members and Nations, is pursuing a claim challenging the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline under the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA).

“I came to this process with a big vision for our people and the generations to come. I stand by that vision and look forward to moving ahead with a claim,” says Alvin Francis, Chief Nekaneet First Nation.

This article was originally featured in Process West. Read the full version here. 

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