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NewlmlooksatoilsandsandfutureofMooseLakeTheFortMcKayFirstNationhaslaunchedashortdocumen-tarydetailingthedetrimentalimpactdevelopmentwillhaveonMooseLake.Seepage3.HayRivertrapperstarsinnewrealityTVshowCamerasaresettofollowthird-generationtrapperAndrewStanleyonhistraplineaspartofanewextremeNorthernprogram.Seepage15.UnstoppableGildayYellowknifespeedskatermakestheOlympicteamdespiteaconcussion.Seepage19.EcologyNorthreceivesboostforyouthprogramAprestigiousgranthashelpedEcologyNorthexpanditsyouthprogrammingespe-ciallyoutoftheirnewofceinHayRiver.Seepage8.TelusmovesNorthtotakeonBellandIceWirelessCustomersinYukonandNWThavemoretochoosefromwhenitcomestowire-lessproductsandservicesstartingSept.6.Seepage6.Visitwww.norj.caAnationalawardwinningindependentnewspaperservingNorthernAlbertaandtheNorthwestTerritoriessince19771.00Sept32013Vol.37No.18FREEFREIGHTwww.power123.comCallyouryourFREESahtumarks20yearswithlanduseplanByMEAGANWOHLBERGLeadersandcommunitymemberscelebratedthe20thanniversaryoftheSahtuDeneandMtiscomprehensivelandclaimagreementlastweekwiththecompletionofthelong-anticipatedlanduseplanfortheregion.SahtuofcialsmetinTulitalastweekfortheannualgeneralmeetingoftheSahtuSecretariatInc.SSIwherethelanduseplanwasofciallypresented.Theclaimsignedin1993withtheterritorialandfederalgovernmentsgavetheSahtuDeneandMtisofcialcon-trolover40000square-kmoflandinthecentralMackenzieRivervalleyandwastherstinCanadawhereMtiswerebroughtinalongsideFirstNa-tionsasequals.EverysinglethingwedoisrelatedtotheclaimSSIchairEthelBlondin-Andrewsaidattheassemblynotingthattheoriginalnegotiatorshadoneofthehardestjobsintheworldtoarriveatwhatisoneoftherstandmostcomplexlandclaimsinthecountry.Thenegotiatorsthatwentouttheremadesacriceswentthroughheartbreakanddis-appointmentandstartedallovershesaid.Sahtucommunitiesre-mainintheprocessofne-gotiatingcommunityself-governmentagreementswithDelinebeingthersttoconcludeitsnegotiationswiththefederalandterri-torialgovernmentsearlierthisyear.PremierBobMcLeodandSahtuMLANormanYake-leyawerepresenttocongrat-ulatetheformernegotiatingteamandcelebratethelanduseplan.AttheassemblytheSSIpasseditsauditwithyingcoloursnotingthatthecor-porationhas130millionininvestmentsasoftheendof2012.Asidefrombusinessthelandmarkoccasionoftheas-semblywasthearrivalofthetraditionalmooseskinboatbuiltbycommunitymem-berstheweeksprevious.ItarrivedtogreatapplauseontheshoresofTulitaTuesdayeveningfollowingitstripfromthewhirlpoolareaofRedDogMountainontheKeeleRiver.EnvironmentalistsapplaudSahtulanduseplanEnvironmentalgroupsintheNorthwestTerritoriesarecallingtherecentlynishedSahtulanduseplanavictoryforborealforestconservation.DucksUnlimitedCanadasDUCYellowknifeofficecongratulatedthelanduseplanningboardtheSahtuDeneandMtistheterrito-rialgovernmentandCanadalastweekonthecompletionoftheplanningprocessasofAug.8.Theplancoversover70millionacresofborealfor-estincludinglargeareasofwetlandstheorganizationsaidarecrucialforsustain-ingwaterfowlpopulations.SeeLanduseonpage7.PhotoJackDanylchukAshleyKanatsiakthe4year-oldwinnerofthefourthannualPondSailorsRegattaposeswithhisboatDuckyandhisbrotherKim8lastyearswin-neroftheracewhonishedsecondSaturdaywithhisboatKimII.GrandfatherLarryJoneshelpedtheboysbuildthevessels.Seepage11formore.