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Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation Band Order (SOR/2002-414)

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Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation Band Order

SOR/2002-414

INDIAN ACT

Registration 2002-11-21

Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation Band Order

P.C. 2002-1947  2002-11-21

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, pursuant to paragraph (c) of the definition band in subsection 2(1) and to subsection 73(3) of the Indian Act, hereby makes the annexed Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation Band Order.

Interpretation

 In this Order, adoption includes adoption in accordance with Innu custom.

Declaration

 The body of Indians described in section 3 is hereby declared to be a band for the purposes of the Indian Act, to be known as the Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation.

 The Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation is the body of Indians consisting of

  • (a) the persons identified in Schedule 1; and

  • (b) every other person of Canadian Innu ancestry who, on November 19, 2002, was not registered in the Indian Register and who, on that day,

    • (i) was ordinarily resident in the location known as Sheshatshiu, as described in Schedule 2,

    • (ii) had been absent from the location for a period of not more than 12 months but was ordinarily resident in the location before that absence,

    • (iii) had been absent from the location for a period of more than 12 months for the purpose of education, employment, incarceration or for health reasons, including medical treatments, but was ordinarily resident in the location before that absence,

    • (iv) was absent from the location because of adoption or placement into foster care or a similar arrangement, but who was, or whose parents were, ordinarily resident in the location at the time of the adoption or placement, or

    • (v) was, whether by birth or adoption, the parent, grandparent, great-grandparent, child, grandchild, great-grandchild, brother, sister, half-brother, half-sister, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew or first cousin of a person referred to in any of subparagraphs (i) to (iv).

Coming into Force

 This Order comes into force on the day on which it is registered.

SCHEDULE 1(Paragraph 3(a))

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SCHEDULE 2(Subparagraph 3(b)(i))Description — Sheshatshiu, Newfoundland and Labrador

All that parcel of land situated in the Electoral District of Lake Melville in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador as shown on a plan of survey certified by Neil E. Parrott CLS, NLS, dated March 31, 2000, a copy of which is recorded in the Atlantic Office of Natural Resources Canada, Legal Surveys Division as Plan No. 2001-002 RSAtl.; said parcel being more precisely described as follows:

Commencing at a point on the Ordinary High Water Mark of Little Lake, a body of water separating the village of North West River and the village of Sheshatshiu;

Thence on a bearing of S05-00-20W, a distance of 394.16 m to the northerly boundary of Route 520 leading to North West River;

Thence on a bearing of S04-59-52W, a distance of 30.65 m to the southerly boundary of the said Route 520;

Thence on a bearing of S04-59-51W, a distance of 27.50 m to the northerly boundary of the Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro Easement;

Thence on a bearing of S04-59-52W, a distance of 20.02 m to the southerly boundary of the Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro Easement;

Thence on a bearing of S04-59-52W, a distance of 85.18 m to a point;

Thence on a bearing of S00-08-27W, a distance of 471.17 m to a point;

Thence on a bearing of S00-12-04W, a distance of 573.56 m to a point;

Thence on a bearing of S00-12-06W, a distance of 476.23 m to a point;

Thence on a bearing of S00-37-57W, a distance of 269.91 m to a point;

Thence on a bearing of S47-10-48E, a distance of 790.05 m to a point;

Thence on a bearing of S55-10-47E, a distance of 1843.78 m to a point;

Thence on a bearing of N72-28-16E, a distance of 337.83 m to a point;

Thence on a bearing of N19-09-06E, a distance of 767.95 m to a point on the westerly boundary of the North West Point Portage so-called;

Thence on a bearing of N09-42-32W, a distance of 126.93 m to a point;

Thence on a bearing of N16-12-11W, a distance of 58.25 m to a point;

Thence on a bearing of N04-40-54E, a distance of 163.19 m to a point;

Thence on a bearing of N19-07-19E, a distance of 45.68 m to a point;

Thence on a bearing of N01-16-46E, a distance of 59.94 m to a point;

Thence on a bearing of N15-55-40E, a distance of 66.20 m to a point on the southerly boundary of the road to North West Point;

Thence on a bearing of N23-05-51E, a distance of 30.48 m to a point on the northerly boundary of the said road to North West Point;

Thence on a bearing of N00-35-58E, a distance of 106.88 m to a point on the Ordinary High Water Mark of the Waters of The Bight in Lake Melville;

Thence along that Ordinary High Water Mark in a northerly and westerly direction, a distance of 4252 m more or less to the point of commencement.

Prepared by:

Gordon P. Isaacs CLS, NBLS, NSLS

Natural Resources Canada

Legal Surveys Division — Atlantic


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