Land fight could grant thousands of indigenous Americans new rights in Canada
A British Columbia supreme court ruling allowing a Native American in the US to hunt in Canada could give tens of thousands new rights
When Rick Desautel shot the elk perched high on a steep hillside, he followed his typical routine: he retrieved the fallen animal, dressed it and packed out the meat to his hunting camp in the forests of western Canada.
He then hiked down to an area with cell-phone reception and called the local conservation officers. “It took them a couple of days to find us,” he laughs.