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Tla-o-qui-aht Celebrate New Reserve

"It's a ground-breaking ground breaking," beamed Tla-o-qui-aht council member Elmer Frank as he dug a ceremonial shovel into the dirt of his First Nations' new reservation.

"The development of Ty Histaniis is unique because it's the first time the Government of Canada has allowed lands to come out of a park, it's the largest single funding Indian Affairs has ever done in the Pacific Region, and it returns a part of our homeland almost 100 years after it was taken from us."
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