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Kettle and Stony Point to vote on ratifying land code

Members of the Anishnaabeg of Kettle and Stony Point are set to vote in March on a land code that would allow the First Nation to opt out of sections of the Indian Act and govern its own reserve lands and resources.

First Nation manager Lorraine George said the band council at Kettle and Stony Point began working approximately a decade ago to develop its own land code, following a process put in place in 1999 in Canada.

That work has been completed and band members are set to vote March 6 on whether or not to ratify the code. Read More.