The Sacred Headwaters

The Sacred Headwaters

The Fight to Save the Stikine, Skeena, and Nass

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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.
Publisher: New York : D & M Publishers, 2011.
ISBN: 9781553658818
1553658817
Characteristics: 1 online resource (161 pages)

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Feb 11, 2018

The photographs and their captions are the best part by far of this book. The essay starts off well enough but then degrades into a screed arguing that companies are genocidal monsters; about two thirds of the essay is like this. A book best enjoyed without even reading it.

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