Understanding treaty obligations and 10th anniversary of the solar farm

Alderville solar farm

Workers celebrate in front of panels of Alderville solar farm.

The show:

Understanding treaty obligations is critical to appreciating how Indigenous people respond to a long list of issues.

In the first segment, Alderville First Nation Chief Taynar Simpson explains treaty rights and their significance for other First Nations and Alderville.

In the second segment, he talks about a community celebration. This past fall, Alderville’s solar farm commemorated its 10th anniversary. This pioneering project to generate green energy was completed in October 2013. Its visionary plan is close to paying dividends back to the community, plus it has supplied reliable, environmentally-responsible power to the grid.

Originally aired: Nov. 21, 2023

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