Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 1976-D063
Title: Support Native Indian Claims to Land in Canada
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred As Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 65th General Convention, in response to the requests of the Primate of the Church of Canada, the 1975 General Synod of the Church of Canada, the Indian Brotherhood of the Northwest Territory and the National Committee on Indian Work of the Episcopal Church, supports the efforts of the Dene People to achieve a just settlement of their land claims, and encourages the Executive Council to use its good offices to encourage the Government of Canada to settle the MacKenzie Native land claims in a timely fashion in order that a just settlement will be made before the commencement of construction of the MacKenzie Valley Pipeline.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Minneapolis 1976 (New York: General Convention, 1977), p. C-115.