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"Today this decision confirms what we've known all along. We have been stewards of our ocean resources for hundreds of generations, and the Government of Canada was wrong to push us aside in their attempts to prohibit our access to the sea resources our people depend upon."
- Cliff Atleo, on the B.C. Supreme Court decision upholding the rights of the Nuu-chah-nulth people to harvest and sell their traditional marine resources.
"It means there's some hope for a brighter future," said Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council president Cliff Atleo Sr. "There will be economic benefit for the Nuu-chah-nulth. That's great news. It's what we've wanted all along."
Also a quick report here from our pal Wawmeesh.