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Yale Indian Band v. Aitchelitz Indian Band, 1998 CanLII 8063

In Aboriginal Rights/Defences, Fish Cases on (Updated )

This case involved an application by the Fisheries Council of B.C. for intervener status. The court held that since the action was essentially a "rivalry, skirmish and contest between Indian bands over where they might catch their given allocation of salmon, this is not a case where the Fisheries Council had a legitimate interest in the outcome. To allow the …

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