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Athlii Gwaii : upholding Haida law on Lyell Island

Collison, Nika. (Added Author).

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  • 5 of 7 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library 971.4004 Athl (Text) 33294002049864 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0995994668 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780995994669 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    167 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps.
  • Publisher: [Vancouver, British Columbia] : Locarno Press, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note: BC Book Prize 2019 longlist.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: A first-hand account of the Haida Nation's battle to protect Lyell Island from logging in 1985, in which more than a dozen Elders were arrested. The landmark court case that followed was a watershed in Canadian history and resulted in the ultimate protection of half of the islands of Haida Gwaii, in a unique partnership with the Haida Nation and Parks Canada. Includes the testimony of more than 40 participants, including Haida Elders and activists and David Suzuki.
Subject: Environmental protection -- British Columbia -- Lyell Island
Haida Indians -- Legal status, laws, etc -- British Columbia
Indian activists -- British Columbia
Environmentalists -- British Columbia
Indigenous peoples in Canada
Lyell Island (B.C.) -- History
Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site (B.C.)
Topic Heading: First Nations

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