Land fight could grant thousands of indigenous Americans new rights in Canada

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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.

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