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Inhaltsangabe: In past treaties, the Aboriginal people of Canada surrendered title to their lands in return for guarantees that their traditional ways of life would be protected. Since the 1950s, governments have reneged on these commitments in order to acquire more land and water for hydroelectric development. James B. Waldram examines this controversial topic through an analysis of the politics of hydroelectric dam construction in the Canadian Northwest, focusing on three Aboriginal communities in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. He argues that little has changed in our treatment of Aboriginal people in the past hundred years, when their resources are still appropriated by the government ofor the common good.o Using archival materials, personal interviews and largely inaccessible documents and letters, Waldram highlights the clear parallel between the treatment of Aboriginal people in the negotiations and agreements that accompany hydro development with the treaty and scrip processes of the past century.
Über den Autor: James B. Waldram is a medical anthropologist at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
Buchbeschreibung Univ of Manitoba Pr, 1988. Buchzustand: Good. N/A. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP57487699
Buchbeschreibung Winnipeg: Univ. of Manitoba, 1988, 1988. Hard bound, first edition, illustrated w/maps, 253pp includes references and index. As new in near fine dust jacket. 600 grams. Scan available on request. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 27138
Buchbeschreibung The University of Manitoba Press, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1988. Near Fine in hardcover in Fine dustjacket. 24 by 16 cm. 253 pages. Pictorial dustjacket. Green cover with white lettering on spine. Very slight lean to spine. Bright, clean. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SHELFB129
Buchbeschreibung University of Manitoba Press, Winnipeg, MB, 1988. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. Clean, tight, unmarked; award note on ffep; otherwise very minimal wear; Waldram examines the politics of hydroelectric dam construction in the Canadian Northwest, focusing on the negotiations and agreements between the developers and the Native residents. By demonstrating that the Native people in these communities have not been dealt with fairly, the author concludes that there has been virtually no change in the attitude of southern-based governments to northern Native rights. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 004403
Buchbeschreibung University of Manitoba Press, Winnipeg. [0-88755-143-2] . (Hardcover) Fine in fine dust jacket. 253pp. Maps, bibliography, appendices, notes, index. Locale: Cumberland House--Manitoba; Easterville--Manitoba; Manitoba; Prairie Provinces; South Indian Lake--Manitoba; Western Canada. (Indians of N.A., Hydroelectricity, Manitoba Hydro, Treaties). Buchnummer des Verkäufers 003598
Buchbeschreibung Univ of Manitoba Pr, 1988. Buchzustand: very good. Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 9780887551437-3
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Good. As Long As the Rivers Run: Hydroelectric Development and Natice Communities in Western Canada. Buchnummer des Verkäufers Amz4987886
Buchbeschreibung Univ of Manitoba Pr, 1988. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! j. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0887551432D