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Supreme Court Says Lax Kw’Alaams Cannot Commercially Sell Their Fish

 


For generations before the arrival of Europeans, the Lax Kw’Alaams tribe of British Columbia harvested halibut, crab and seaweed from its territory. But as far as the Supreme Court of Canada is concerned, the tribe has no constitutional right to sell those products commercially.

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