World Rainforest Movement

An answer from the Canadian Northern Territories Government

We have received a letter signed by Mr. Stephen Kakfwi, Minister of Resources, Wildlife and Economic Development of Northern Territories, Canada, as a response to the one sent by WRM International Secretariat on February 25, 1998, expressing our concern on the issuance of logging rights in the Cameron Hills, a territory occupied by the Deh Cho indigenous people. Mr. Kakfwi assures that his Government “will not permit any operation to cause serious ecological damage” and is “quite prepared to work with the Deh Cho First Nations.”