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ACFNAmerican Council for Fitness and Nutrition
ACFNAthabasca Chipewyan First Nation (Canada)
ACFNAmerican Consumer Financial Network (San Jose, CA)
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Candler, C., Olson, R., DeRoy, S., the Firelight Group Research Cooperative, with the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN), and the Mikisew Cree First Nation (MCFN).
With the aid of this funding, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation filed four lawsuits challenging specific Shell projects, holding that these were developed without proper consultation.
"Certainly there will be quite a debate between the generations about a port and a highway," says John Rigney, the CEO of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation. "The older generation is very worried about what the land can sustain, and the younger generation is excited about the opportunities it could bring--and the wealth.
Partners include the Mikisew Cree First Nation, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, Uncle Fred's Youth and Elders Lodge, and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.
The Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) is currently engaged in a legal process to challenge Shell's Jackpine mine which breaks agreements that the company first made with ACFN.
Maggie Deranger, a member of Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, met Burnstick when she was a full-time student in 1997 and has relied on him as a cultural advisor since.
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation declared a state of emergency last week with about 100 of its members returning to the First Nation.
Chief Allan Adams, leader of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, said : "We cannot argue that the tar sands bring employment and economic prosperity.
Voyageur, a member of Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation who works at the University of Calgary, says she knows Aboriginal medical doctors and academics who would be qualified to speak to the topic.
Adam, a member of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, has lived in Fort McMurray off and on since 1971.
Money raised will go to the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Legal Defense Fund to fight against oilsands development.
The groups include Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation and the Sierra Club.