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MKO puts in another request for the Manitoba Government to cancel non-Indigenous moose hunting in the region

Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak has once again reached out to the Manitoba government regarding its request to cancel or suspend non-Indigenous moose hunting licenses in the region until Indigenous food harvest is assured.

 

This comes as licensed moose hunting season in the MKO region opens this week.

 

Grand Chief Garrison Settee first wrote to the province about this last December.

 

Despite Indigenous Relations Minister Alan Lagimodiere directing provincial officials to further discuss this issue with MKO back in June; Settee states that conversation has yet to take place.

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