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Highway construction threatens archaeological sites

Highway construction in Vancouver may destroy two first nations burial sites. Plaintiffs Bertha Williams and William Burnstick, represented by lawyer Jay Straith, charge that the government has known since 2006 that the road could damage ancient burial grounds dating back as far as 8,000 years, and yet it is proceeding anyway. "Construction

Land developer and First Nations community fight for site

A First Nations site on Vancouver Island, which dates back 1,800 years, is at the heart of a long-running saga between a developer and a First Nations community. Another discovery was the remains of a young child wearing a 400-bead, six-string necklace, meaning the child had some hereditary status says McLay,

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