The Cheslatta Carrier Nation are calling on the BC Government tto give them purchasing power to build a $350 million spill way on the Kenny Dam.
Peters says they want to move negotiations forward with the BC government so that this doesn't happen again next spring. The BC Ministry of Environment nor Rio Tinto Alcan could be reached for comment.
sight at a higher ground. Upon this most recent discovery, the Cheslatta community hired an archaeologist to unearth the bones. They will be analyzed at the University of Northern BC and then reburied in the new cemetery.
Mike Robertson, senior policy advisor with the Cheslatta Carrier Nation, says the Cheslatta people warned Alcan that an ancient burial Air Max 95 Ultra White ground would be unearthed with shifting water levels. Robertson says Alcan proceeded with the project anyway.
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the Cheslatta people that they saw caskets and bodies floating on the Cheslatta after the waters rose," Robertson said.
Robertson says every spring, the shores of the Cheslatta Lake rise at a flow level controlled by Rio Tinto Alcan.
"We can at least try and figure out if it was a boy or a girl and maybe even which family they belonged to. Then we can give them a proper burial," Peters said.
"It's very upsetting to us to have it happen every year. It's incredibly disrespectful to our people," Richards says, whose father and grandfather had a home on the banks of the Cheslatta Lake.
Cheslatta Chief Richard Peters says there have bones found several times on the shores of the Cheslatta Lake in the last two years.
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This actions comes after group of campers found human bones on the shores of Cheslatta Lake. They informed the province who then told the Cheslatta Carrier Nation, as the bones were found on their traditional territory. The Cheslatta people used to live on the banks of the lake, but were allegedly evicted in 1952 by Alcan with only two weeks notice. The company was developing a hydroelectric dam in the Nechako Region, and needed to use the Cheslatta Lake to mediate water Air Max 93 Black
Cheslatta Carrier Nation Want Purchasing Rights To Cheslatta Lake
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