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B.C.: Campground treaty land, defendants in lawsuit claim

(Nov. 7, 2018) -- The Fraser Fort George Regional District has no authority to shut down a campground on the north shore of Summit Lake because it's on treaty land, the defendants in a lawsuit are contending.

PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia — The Fraser Fort George Regional District has no authority to shut down a campground on the north shore of Summit Lake because it’s on treaty land, the defendants in a lawsuit are contending.

In responses recently filed in B.C. Supreme Court in Prince George, Bernard Dale Chingee and Justin Harris Chingee say they are members of the McLeod Lake Indian Band and so are beneficiaries of Treaty No. 8.

Read the full story from Prince George Citizen.

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Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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