Tara Marsden, whose Gitxsan name is Naxginkw, joins Ruben and Gavin Smith, staff lawyer at West Coast Environmental Law and co-counsel for Gitxaała, to talk about the Gitanyow Nation’s intervention in the Mineral Tenure Act case.
Tara is a Gitanyow Wilp member who has worked for the Gitanyow Hereditary Chiefs for over a decade on sustainability issues. Tara, Gavin and Ruben discuss:
- The impacts of mineral tenures on Gitanyow
- The impact of indigenous law on the way mineral exploration and mining needs to be carried out
- The future of mining in BC
Tune in below! The hearing starts April 3 in BC Supreme Court.