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Waywayseecappo reaches $288M settlement with Ottawa over forced surrender of their lands


A Manitoba First Nation has reached a $288-million settlement with the federal government based on a historic claim over the forced removal of 30 square miles of traditional land more than a century ago.

The citizens of Waywayseecappo First Nation voted in favour of the pact, with 92 per cent of the 951 voters casting their support on Monday.


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