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Letter from the Grand Chief of Treaty 8 to the Minister of Aboriginal Relations regarding Alberta's policy on consultation with First nations on land and natural resource management, 2013 and the corporate guidelines for first nations consultation activities, 2013 | May 17, 2013

This letter is from Grand Chief of Treaty 8, Roland Twinn, to  the Minister of Aboriginal Relations, Robin Campbell, regarding the Government of Alberta’s most recent policy releases and guidelines in First Nations consultation.  The letter expresses concern over an overall lack of engagement by the province regarding First Nations consultation.

Letter from the Grand Chief of Treaty 8 to the Premier and the Minister of Aboriginal Relations regarding the Consultation Policy Review | November 19, 2012

This letter is from Grand Chief of Treaty 8, Roland Twinn, to the Premier, Allison Redford, and the Minister of Aboriginal Relations, Robin Campbell, regarding the Government of Alberta’s Discussion Paper on First Nations Consultation. This letter outlines the Alberta Government’s continuing to not work cooperatively in any meaningful fashion on consultation.  As well, to still have not incorporated repeated attempts to engage in this dialogue through numerous letters and position papers to them.

Letter from the Grand Chief of Treaty 8 to the Premier and the Minister of Aboriginal Relations regarding the Consultation Policy Review | August 17, 2011

This letter is from Grand Chief of Treaty 8, Richard Kappo, to the Minister of Aboriginal Relations, Len Webber, regarding the Government of Alberta’s response to the Position Paper of Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta. This letter outlines the reasons why the Grand Chief believes their response to be inadequate and other inconsistencies in Alberta’s handling of consultation.

Letter from the Minister of Aboriginal Relations to the Grand Chiefs of Alberta regarding Consultation Position Papers | July 14, 2011

This letter is from the Minister of Aboriginal Relations, Len Webber, responding to the Position Papers on Consultation sent by the Grand Chiefs of Alberta. In this letter, the Government of Alberta outlines it’s response to the issues raised by the Treaty Areas.

Letter from the Minister of Aboriginal Relations to the Grand Chiefs of Alberta on Consultation Policy | July 8, 2011

This letter is from the Chief Operating Officer of Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta, Joseph Jobin, to the Assistant Deputy Minister of Aboriginal Relations, Stan Rutwind regarding Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta’s further participation in the Consultation Policy Review process as it currently exists. Further, that Treaty 8 is still awaiting a substantive response from the Government of Alberta on the Position Paper the Treaty 8 Chiefs had previously sent.

Letter from Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta to Aboriginal Relations regarding Consultation Policy Review Sub-Table | June 14, 2011

This letter is from the Chief Operating Officer of Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta, Joseph Jobin, to the Assistant Deputy Minister of Aboriginal Relations, Stan Rutwind regarding Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta’s further participation in the Consultation Policy Review process as it currently exists. Further, that Treaty 8 is still awaiting a substantive response from the Government of Alberta on the Position Paper the Treaty 8 Chiefs had previously sent.

Letter from the Minister of Aboriginal Relations to the Grand Chiefs of Alberta on Consultation Policy | March 24, 2011

This letter is a response from the Aboriginal Relations Minister, Len Webber, to the Grand Chiefs of Alberta to a meeting that occurred under the Protocol Agreement of Government-to-Government Relations. The letter is aimed at setting up further dialogue regarding Alberta’s consultation policy and reviews steps and commitments made at by both parties at a meeting on March 21, 2011.

Letter from the Chiefs of Treaty 8 Alberta to the Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada on Consultation | September 30, 2010

This letter is to submit the Treaty 8 Alberta Chiefs’ Position Paper on Consultation to the provincial and federal governments. Attached to the letter is the full position paper submission and outlines the Treaty 8 Alberta Chiefs’ views on consultation and Alberta’s approach to consultation.

Letter from the Grand Chief of Treaty 8 to the Premier and the Minister of Aboriginal Relations regarding the Consultation Policy Review | November 19, 2012

This letter is from Grand Chief of Treaty 8, Roland Twinn, to the Premier, Allison Redford, and the Minister of Aboriginal Relations, Robin Campbell, regarding the Government of Alberta’s Discussion Paper on First Nations Consultation. This letter outlines the Alberta Government’s continuing to not work cooperatively in any meaningful fashion on consultation.  As well, to still have not incorporated repeated attempts to engage in this dialogue through numerous letters and position papers to them.

Assembly of Treaty Chiefs Resolution on the Assembly of Treaty Chiefs of Alberta Position Paper on Consultation | August 25, 2010

This Resolution speaks to the Assembly of Treaty Chiefs supporting, in principle, the Assembly of Treaty Chiefs of Alberta Position Paper on Consultation. As well, they collectively resolve steps that the Government of Alberta must take as it advances in engagement with First Nations in Alberta. Finally, they resolve to move towards a more formal endorsement of the Assembly of Treaty Chiefs of Alberta Position Paper on Consultation.