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Indigenous sustainability protects Lake Nipissing – Anishinabek News

June 20, 2022

NORTH BAY— A firm stand on sustainability has Nipissing First Nation ensuring immemorial pickerel feasts on the shores of Lake Nipissing continue.

Nipissing First Nation Chief Scott McLeod shared the history of the fight to keep the lake healthy at the Sustainability Summit at Canadore College. Chief McLeod appeared virtually to the event held on the traditional lands of the Nbisiing people that overlooks the third largest lake within Ontario.

Chief McLeod talked of how Treaties were made to share the land. He says the Two Row Treaty, displayed in the Two Row Wampum Belt, joined the British and First Nations with commitments to live together but never intersect.

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