Aboriginal Autonomy and Development in Northern Quebec and Labrador (Paperback)Colin Scott (editor)
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The Canadian North is witness to some of the most innovative efforts by Aboriginal peoples to reshape their relations with "mainstream" political and economic structures. Northern Quebec and Labrador are particularly dynamic examples of these efforts, composed of First Nations territories that until the 1970s had never been subject to treaty but are subject to escalating industrial demands for natural resources. The essays in this volume illuminate key conditions for autonomy and development: the definition and redefinition of national territories as cultural orders clash and mix; control of resource bases upon which northern economies depend; and renewal and reworking of cultural identity.
Publisher: University of British Columbia Press
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 640 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
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