JBNQAJames Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement
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We have had success as a result of the JBNQA and the subsequent Paix des Braves (2002), which provides a steady income for the Cree of Eeyou Istchee, indexed to the level of economic activity on the territory.
The survey methods developed for the JBNQA exercise were applied in subsequent studies of harvesting in what today is Nunavut.
Atraves do JBNQA, os povos Cree e Inuit ganharam compensacoes financeiras e direitos sobre suas terras, negociaram um plano de autonomia regional a saude, servicos sociais, educacao e protecao ambiental (6).
The JBNQA left the Cree and Inuit with regional school boards, health and social services agencies, police forces and local government structures under their control.
JBNQA prepared for the Canadian Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples,
Those challenges include the fragile nature of the arctic environment, the high cost of transporting goods and people into the area, and the limited amount of territory the Inuit actually have claim to under the terms of the JBNQA.
Originally signed in 1975, the JBNQA was, according to an INAC News Release, Canada's first modern treaty.
The new 50-year agreement has the Cree assuming the province's responsibility for Cree economic development initiatives, as set out in the JBNQA.
This statement effectively excludes almost all Native territory in Quebec with the exception of the lands covered by the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA) and the North Eastern Quebec Agreement (NEQA).
When it was first developed, the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), signed in 1975, stipulated in Section 24 that, with the exception of commercial fisheries, only beneficiaries of the Agreement were permitted to buy and sell country foods (Bennett, 1982; Government of Quebec, 1998).
20 when Justice Jean-Jacques Croteau of the Quebec Superior Court heard a motion and handed down a decision upholding Cree rights under the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA).
They provide essential background that allows the reader to understand the context that led to the creation and implementation of the James Bay Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA) and subsequently the KSB.