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A homeland for the Cree [electronic resource] : regional development in James Bay, 1971-1981 / Richard F. Salisbury.

Author/Creator:
Salisbury, Richard Frank, 1926-
Publication:
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1986.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (187 p.)
Subjects:
Cree Indians -- Land tenure.
Cree Indians -- Government relations.
Cree Indians -- Economic conditions.
Regional planning -- James Bay Region.
James Bay Hydroelectric Project.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Compares Cree society in 1971 with that society a decade later. Analyzes the nature of the changes that took place as a result of the James Bay hydroelectric project and resultant impact on the Cree Indians of the area. Shows why the experience of the Cree with economic development has been positive. Provides a detailed portrait of a contemporary native society and suggests valuable guidelines for any agency working to negotiate an accord between native peoples and government.
Contents:
pt. 1. The Cree in 1971
pt. 2. The Cree in 1981
pt. 3. A Cree homeland.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-168) and index.
ISBN:
1-283-52956-4
9786613842015
0-7735-8437-4
OCLC:
767670860
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