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Resource exploitation in Native North America : a plague upon the peoples

Author: Bruce E Johansen
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO,LLC, [2016] ©2016
Series: Native America (Praeger Publishers)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book documents the environmental provocations afflicting Native American peoples in the United States: from the toll of uranium mining on the Navajos to the devastation wrought by dioxin, PCBs, and other pollutants on the agricultural economy of the Akwesasne Mohawk reservation in northernmost New York.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Johansen, Bruce E. 1950-
Resource exploitation in Native North America.
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO,LLC [2016]
(DLC) 2015031278
(OCoLC)928136675
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce E Johansen
ISBN: 9781440831850 1440831858
OCLC Number: 944909963
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 221 pages)
Contents: Native America's radioactive legacy --
Toxic chemicals: a plague upon the people --
Canada's hydro-electric dreams --
Climate change and native peoples --
Welcome to my moonscape --
Mining: Mother Earth or Mother Lode?
Series Title: Native America (Praeger Publishers)
Responsibility: Bruce E. Johansen.

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This book documents the environmental provocations afflicting Native American peoples in the United States: from the toll of uranium mining on the Navajos to the devastation wrought by dioxin, PCBs, and other pollutants on the agricultural economy of the Akwesasne Mohawk reservation in northernmost New York.

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