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Type: Newspaper Article

Title: Tla-o-qui-aht issue eviction notice to Interfor

Date: July 30 2003

Author(s): Erin Riley , The Westerly News

Newspaper Name: The Westerly News

Description: The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations have passed a notice of eviction to Interfor, advising the logging company to leave the nation's traditional territory in Clayoquot Sound. "This logging tenure was given out decades ago without our consent, and Interfor and the government continue to operate without meaningfully accommodating our interests," said Tla-o-qui-aht Chief Moses Martin. "Distant corporations will only ever pay lip service to sustainability and ensuring long-term jobs and benefits for local communities. The only real solution is for us to manage the tenure ourselves." ...

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Geographic-specific: Tofino

Geographic-general: Clayoquot Sound

Format: Digital

Language: English