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Title On the land : confronting the challenges to aboriginal self-determination in Northern Quebec and Labrador / Bruce W. Hodgins, Kerry A. Cannon, editors
Published Toronto : Betelguese Books, [1995]
©1995
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Contents Preface; ABORIGINAL VOICES; Maps; VIEWS FROM OUTSIDE; Contributors; Bibliography; Index
Summary It is from the land that the Native peoples of Canada draw their strength. If the people of Quebec claim a right to sovereignty, Inuit of Quebec argue their right of self-determination empowers them with the choice to remain part of Quebec, of Canada or to secede on their own. The James Bay Cree consider Hydro Quebec's "mad plans to engineer and dam the vast ecosystem" where they have lived for centuries an affront to their own right to control their land. The Labrador Innu are struggling with both the federal and provincial governments to protect their traditional hunting territories from threat
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Labrador.
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Québec (Province) -- Territoire-du-Nouveau-Québec
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Government relations.
Indians of North America -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Labrador -- Politics and government.
Indians of North America -- Québec (Province) -- Territoire-du-Nouveau-Québec -- Politics and government
Inuit -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Québec (Province) -- Territoire-du-Nouveau-Québec
Inuit -- Canada -- Government relations.
Inuit -- Québec (Province) -- Territoire-du-Nouveau-Québec -- Politics and government
Form Electronic book
Author Cannon, Kerry A., 1966-
Hodgins, Bruce W., 1931-
Frost Centre for Canadian Heritage and Development Studies.
ISBN 1459713710 (electronic bk.)
1554882532 (electronic bk.)
9781459713710 (electronic bk.)
9781554882533 (electronic bk.)
(Betelguese Books)