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Ancient village site returned to Snuneymuxw First Nation in 'historic' land transfer

102 acres of land transferred to First Nation by development company

CBC NewsCourtney Dickson

An ancient village site is just part of a parcel of land that's been returned to the Snuneymuxw First Nation, in what's described as a "historic" moment by Chief Mike Wyse.

Development company Seacliff Properties and the Snuneymuxw First Nation signed a land transfer agreement on May 18, for 102 acres of land including the village site of kwula'xw. According to Wyse, this agreement also "opens the door" for more land to be returned.

"This partnership strengthens our people's spiritual, cultural, …

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Ancient village site returned to Snuneymuxw First Nation in 'historic' land transfer

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CBC NewsCourtney Dickson, Posted: May 18, 2023 9:36 PM EDT | Last Updated: 23 minutes ago
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