Gitxaala efforts on intervener status not successful

“We’re pleased with the Court’s decision. Kitkatla needs to recognize and accept its original boundaries. We respect our neighbours, but they need to accept their traditional boundaries for what they have always been,”-- Lax Kw’alaams elected chief, John Helin, expressing his thoughts on a recent court ruling that denies the Gitxaala intervenor status to an October court ruling.

A potential dispute over territorial rights seems to have been rendered moot, as the BC Court of Appeal rules that the Gitxaala (Kitkatla) Nation will not have intervener status during an October hearing over Lax Kw’alaams fishing title rights, a move that was welcomed in Lax Kw’alaams…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … 2643998214  )-