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What Have They Gained?

Published: February 18, 2010, Author: JayTaber

As Zoe Blunt observes in The Dominion, colonial relationships between Canada and its First Nations are exacerbated by projects like the Vancouver Olympics. Desperate for funding to meet basic needs, band councils can always be found to support provincial and federal developments for a promise of financial assistance. But if the developments destroy what the indigenous peoples value most, then what have they gained?

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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