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Canada's changing North

Author: William C Wonders
Publisher: Montreal, Que. : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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An overview of the physical and cultural nature of the Canadian North and the great changes that have occurred in recent decades.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Canada's changing North.
Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2003]
(DLC) 2004478203
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William C Wonders
ISBN: 9780773571327 0773571329
OCLC Number: 244765944
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 449 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: The Arctic Basin and the Arctic: some definitions / John E. Sater --
An attempt to regionalize the Canadian North / Louis-Edmond Hamelin --
Physiographic regions of Northern Canada / Indian and Northern Affairs Canada --
Arctic landforms / J. Ross Mackay --
How the Mackenzie River was made: translation of a slavey legend / John Tetso --
Wild chill in Northern Canada / M.K. Thomas and D.W. Boyd --
The ecology of snow / W.O. Pruitt, Jr --
Permafrost map of Canada / R.J.E. Brown --
Reconnaissance vegetation studies on Western Victoria Island, Canadian Arctic Archipelago / S.A. Edlund --
Climate and zonal divisions of the Boreal Forest Formation in Eastern Canada / F.K. Hare --
Organic terrain and geomorphology / Norman W. Radforth --
The fragments of eskimo prehistory / William E. Taylor, Jr --
The Inuit Sea Goddess / Darlene Coward Wright --
The Northern Algonquians: a regional overview / Jennifer S.H. Brown and C. Roderick Wilson --
The identification of Vinland / Alan Cooke --
Early geographical concepts of the Northwest passage / Theodore E. Layng --
Voyageurs' highway: the geography and logistics of the Canadian fur trade / Eric W. Morse --
Fur trading posts in the Mackenzie region up to 1850 / John K. Stager --
The sponsors of Canadian Arctic explorations, 1844-1859: the Franklin search and Rae's surveys / John E. Caswell --
Albert peter Low / F.J. Alcock --
The North in Canadian history / W.L. Morton --
Changing settlement patterns among the Mackenzie Eskimos [Inuit] of the Canadian North Western Arctic / M.R. Hargrave --
Changing patterns of Indian trapping in the Canadian Subarctic / James W. Van Stone --
Frequency of traditional food use by three Yukon First Nations living in four communities / Eleanor E. Wein and Milton M.R. Freeman --
Native subsistence fisheries: a synthesis of harvest studies in Canada / Fikret Berkes --
This land is our life / Jim Bourque --
Bewildered hunters in the twentieth century / Abe Okpik --
The great white hope / Ed Struzik --
Northern Aboriginal toponymy / Randolph Freeman --
Resource development / Robert M. Bone --
Forty years of northern non-renewable natural resource development / W.W. Nassichuk --
The Montferre mining region Labrador-Ungava / Graham Humphyrs --
Gold hurry!: Hemlo's golden giant / John Wroe --
Diamonds under ice / Jamieson Findlay --
The James Bay power project / Peter Gorrie --
The economic impact of Northern National Parks (Reserves) and historic sites / Dick Stanley and Luc Perron --
Indigenous tourism development in the Arctic / Claudia Notzke --
The porcupine caribou herd: action alert / Canadian Arctic Resources Committee --
Transportation North of 60N / Indian and Northern Affairs Canada --
Communications North of 60N / Indian and Northern Affairs Canada --
A winter at Fort Norman / Maurice R. Cloughley --
Fermont: a design for subarctic living / William O'Mahony --
Rankin Inlet: from mining town to commercian centre / Stacey J. Neale --
Arctic housing update / Gabriella Goliger --
Integration of territory into the administrative map of Quebec / John Ciaccia --
Aboriginal land claims / Parks Canada --
Tree line and politics in Canada's Northwest Territories / William C. Wonders --
The quest for provincial status in Yukon Territory / Steven Smyth --
Davis Inlet: a community in crisis / Stephen Jewczyk --
A critical look at sustainable development in the Canadian North / Frank Duerden --
The Northern Native labour force: a disadvantaged work force / Robert M. Bone and Milford B. Green --
Regional perspectives on twentieth-century environmental change: introduction and examples from Northern Canada / John D. Jacobs and Trevor J. Bell --
Insights of a hunter on recent climatic variations in Nunavut / Peter Ernerk --
Introduction to Mackenzie Basin impact study: summary of results / S.J. Cohen et al. --
The ecosystem approach: implications for the North / Robert F. Keith --
The polar continental shelf project / E.F. Roots --
Requiem for a fossil forest / Ed Struzik --
Sovereignty, security, and surveillance in the Arctic / Canadian Arctic Resources Committee --
Arctic sovereignty: loss by dereliction? / Donald M. McRae --
Commentary: the Canadian polar commission / Whit Fraser --
The Arctic Council: will it be relevant? / Chester Reimer.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by William C. Wonders.
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