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The Forgotten North

A History of Canada's Provincial Norths

By Ken S. Coates and Bill Morrison

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When Canadians think about the north, they tend to focus on the far north of arctic wastelands. This book looks at Canada's "forgotten" north, the subarctic belt that runs from British Columbia to Labrador.
Long ignored, these provincial norths are now being "rediscovered" by southerners anxious to exploit the land's untapped resources. But these lands are not uninhabited or abandoned: they are the homelands of Canada's aboriginal peoples. This book assesses issues of importance to these people: the destruction of the environment by resource development, and the persistence of colonial perspectives, depressed economies, and poor social conditions.
In The Forgotten North, Kenneth Coates and William Morrison outline the history of subarctic north and its inhabitants, consider its contemporary problems, and examine some proposed solutions.

Preface
Introduction
1.The Sub-Arctic Fringe
2. The Incorporation of Northern Regions
3. The Colonizers' North
4. The Original Inhabitants
5. Completing the Colonization of the Provincial Norths
6. Divided Dreams: Perspectives on the Modern Provincial Norths
Suggested Readings
Index

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 144 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1992
ISBN: 9781550283907
Format: 9in x 6in

BISAC Code:  HIS006000, HIS028000
Imprint: Lorimer


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