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The Sacred Headwaters : the Fight to Save the Stikine, Skeena, and Nass.

Author: Wade Davis
Publisher: New York : D & M Publishers, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the rugged northern Rocky Mountains lies a spectacularly beautiful valley, known to the Native peoples as the Sacred Headwaters. There, on the edge of the Spatsizi Wilderness, the Serengeti of North America, three of the continent's most important salmon rivers?the Stikine, the Skeena, and the Nass?are born. Now, against the wishes of the Native inhabitants, the government of British Columbia has opened the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wade Davis
ISBN: 9781553658818 1553658817
OCLC Number: 823381032
Description: 1 online resource (161 pages)
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""The Sacred Headwaters""; ""Afterword""; ""Take Action""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Photo Credits""

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In the rugged northern Rocky Mountains lies a spectacularly beautiful valley, known to the Native peoples as the Sacred Headwaters. There, on the edge of the Spatsizi Wilderness, the Serengeti of North America, three of the continent's most important salmon rivers?the Stikine, the Skeena, and the Nass?are born. Now, against the wishes of the Native inhabitants, the government of British Columbia has opened the Sacred Headwaters to industrial development. Imperial Metals proposes an open-pit copper and gold mine, called the Red Chris mine, processing 30,000 tons of ore a day, and Royal Dutch S.

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