The president of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs has warned of the province turning into a "battleground" if Premier John Horgan does not follow through on his promises to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
The demonstrators argue that the Wet'suwet'en people have never ceded their lands. And they maintain that their Aboriginal title was confirmed in the Supreme Court of Canada's Delgamuukw decision in 1997.
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