- The Paul First Nation are an
aboriginal people with rights that are protected under treaty,
covenants, charters, and laws with respect to Sections 91 and 92 of the
Constitution Act 1867, and Section 35 of the Constitution Act 1982.
- That the people of the PFN continue
to practice the ancient customs, rituals, and practices with respect to
hunting, fishing, trapping, and gathering.
- That the PFN have the inalienable
right to determine their own social, cultural, and economic pursuits as
defined by international laws and covenants. There must be a commitment
from companies to respect the aspirations of the PFN with reference to
their choices of employment and vocation by providing opportunities to
the PFN in a meaningful and prudent manner within the principles of
good faith and fair dealings.
- That the PFN hunting, fishing,
trapping, and gathering take precedence over other uses in the said
lands, and that the PFN must be afforded first consideration in the
planning of industrial activity.