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RalphH

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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #45 on: December 31, 2017, 02:50:22 PM »

I don't think band members identities are typically posted on the band websites. It's not clear they are FN but ok good bet they are. I took a look at the website and as I said - you've got their identity the Facebook page - pass it on. The possible Dad has a business in Merritt - maybe pass that on. The usual multitudes of hysterical replies don't do anything worthwhile.

Most of the bands do not support members killing fish (endangered or otherwise) outside of their agreements with DFO.

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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #46 on: December 31, 2017, 02:55:52 PM »

I don't think band members identities are typically posted on the band websites.
Not contact names but if they are from the community it's highly likely their elders will be mentioned and the Boysis name should come up in documents. Since all their relatives seem to live in Northern Alberta, that seems to be their likely origin.
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #47 on: December 31, 2017, 05:20:06 PM »

Best I know FNs from o/s the band have no fishing rights unless granted by the Band Council and true for out of Province more so.
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #48 on: December 31, 2017, 05:46:54 PM »

I don't think the Nicola Band should be disparaged here unless there is proof they are being complicit with this poacher , but it seems if he is living among them it would be unlikely they don't know about his activities
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #49 on: December 31, 2017, 06:02:19 PM »

I don't think the Nicola Band should be disparaged here unless there is proof they are being complicit with this poacher , but it seems if he is living among them it would be unlikely they don't know about his activities

I would suggest to NEVER disparage the Band over this poacher's activities. Period.
Every single society everywhere has it's Bad Actors. And many of them are more than difficult to control.
It is NOT the band, it IS this Individual.
Really.

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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #50 on: December 31, 2017, 07:43:54 PM »

If he’s living in merrit he wouldn’t have any association with the Nicola band at all.
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #51 on: January 01, 2018, 09:58:01 AM »

I would suggest to NEVER disparage the Band over this poacher's activities. Period.
Every single society everywhere has it's Bad Actors. And many of them are more than difficult to control.
It is NOT the band, it IS this Individual.
Really.

Nog


My post was not directed at you , at no point did you mention the band
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #52 on: January 01, 2018, 10:01:17 AM »

If he’s living in merrit he wouldn’t have any association with the Nicola band at all.

Why would you assume this ?
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #53 on: January 01, 2018, 08:28:46 PM »

Because merrit and Nicola are different bands...
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #54 on: January 02, 2018, 08:41:12 AM »

Because merrit and Nicola are different bands...
There is no "Merritt Indian Band" per se but the 7 or 8 bands around Merritt make up the Nicola Tribal Association or they are affiliated with it. Some are small with less than 200 members but fiercely independent so centralized administration under the NTA makes sense for them.
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Re: Thompson River Poachers
« Reply #55 on: January 02, 2018, 04:09:56 PM »

Because merrit and Nicola are different bands...

I would think if he is living in Merritt he would have some contact with other FN in the area and that would be the Nicola Band
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