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Court recognizes Native American hunting rights in Canada


January 3, 2018

COLVILLE, Wash. (AP) - The Supreme Court of British Columbia has upheld a Washington state man's right to hunt in the province by recognizing the traditional hunting grounds of his ancestors.

The Northwest News Network reports the court last week ruled in favor of Richard Desautel, a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes and a descendant of the Sinixt people.


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