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Tahltan head criticized (Terrace Standard)

ELECTED just this past summer as president of the Tahltan Central Council, 27-year-old Chad Day has come under heavy criticism for comments made about a Tahltan faction that's been blocking access to the nearly-completed Red Chris copper mine which is located on Tahltan traditional territory.

Through Facebook, Day referred to the Klabona Keepers as a "handful of Tahltans [who] have turned this entire situation into a circus."

That prompted members of the Klabona Keepers, which have been mounting the blockade because they're worried about the mine's tailings pond design, to separate themselves from the central council.

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