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Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Agreement

This self-management agreement will give Sioux Valley Dakota Nation the authority to pass laws that affect its community in more than 50 thematic areas. These include governance, economic and social development, education, housing and more. The laws of the Sioux Valley Dakota Nation are harmonized with existing federal and provincial laws and are exercised within the Canadian constitutional framework. As soon as this self-management agreement comes into effect, it will give the Sioux Valley Dakota Nation greater control over decisions about its parishioners. Sioux Valley Dakota Nation will have legislative authority in more than 50 thematic areas, including: “Sioux Valley Dakota Nation welcomes the opportunities now available to our self-management agreement for approval in the Canadian Parliament,” said Vincent Tacan, Chief of Sioux Valley Dakota Nation. “This historic agreement is very important to Sioux Valley Dakota Nation and signals to our membership the opportunity to participate and enjoy the benefits of planning our own course, passing important laws for Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, and providing for Sioux Valley Dakota Nation to self-manage. We also look forward to continued positive relations with both the Government of Canada and the Province of Manitoba. “I am honoured to sign this historic agreement that provides a framework for cooperation with the Dakota Nation of Sioux Valley and Manitoba in a true spirit of partnership and reconciliation. This is an important step in further strengthening our relationship between nations and helping Sioux Valley Dakota Nation implement its vision of self-determination for the benefit of its citizens and the community. The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, M.D., P.C., M.P., Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, while Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, the Government of Canada and the Government of Manitoba negotiated the Tripartite Government Agreement and in that Agreement, Her Majesty, in Manitoba law, recognizes the Agreement and agrees with the Agreement; Explanation – First anniversary of sex-based elimination. The goal is to find common ground for a reconciliation agreement based on recognition of the historic relationship between Valley Dakota Nation Sioux and the Crown.

Upon the coming into force of this agreement with Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, the Canadian government will have concluded 20 comprehensive self-management agreements with 34 Aboriginal communities. Promoting good governance and strong accountability in First Nation communities can help improve living conditions and promote a positive climate for investment and economic development. OTTAWA, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW/ – The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today introduced legislation that was also passed at third reading in the House of Commons. Bill C-16 will come into force with the first self-management agreement in the preets and will now go to the Senate for consideration. 22. September 2018 – Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, MB – Government of Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, Manitoba Indigenous and Northern Relations The governments of Dakota Nation, Canada and Manitoba of Sioux Valley are working together to promote reconciliation of outstanding issues for the benefit of the citizens of Sioux Valley Dakota Nation and all Canadians. With the signing of a historic framework agreement on reconciliation, the parties have today taken an important step towards that goal. . . .