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How one First Nations group in Alberta reaps a windfall from oilsands development

Year: 2015

In 1983 Dorothy MacDonald, chief of the small Fort McKay First Nation, which sits in the middle of the world's richest oilsands deposits, decided to take on the trucks roaring through her community night and day loaded with lumber for construction sites. She mobilized a roadblock that lasted eight days and eventually pushed the Alberta government to intervene. [ABSTRACT FROM PUBLISHER]

The Rockies of Canada : a revised & enlarged edition of camping in the Canadian Rockies

Author(s): Wilcox, W. D.

Year: 2008

Focusing upon the escapades of the 'Lake Louise Club', a group of relatively inexperienced climbers from Yale University and elsewhere in the eastern United States, this volume offers the reader a glimpse not only of the remarkable beauty and grandeur of the Rocky Mountains, but also the danger these early adventurers experienced nearly every day.

Traditional land use setting report for the Suncor Voyageur South Project

Author(s): Goodjohn, M.

Year: 2007

This traditional land use setting report compliments and extends information collected for the Suncor Steepbank Mine Project, Millennium Project, South Tailings Project and the Voyageur project. Senior and, in some cases, junior trapline holders of RFMA #s 578, 2156, 1790, 2676 were interviewed for the report. Aboriginal participants include members of Fort McKay First Nation and Métis. The report focuses on historic and current traditional land use within the Voyageur South Project Area. Suncor also provided a week long camp-over program where traditionally used plant species were documented by members of Fort McKay First Nation. At the time that this Traditional Land Use Setting Report was released, the report for the camping trip was still being written by Fort McKay First Nation. Likewise, Mikisew Cree First Nation were still in the process of completing their traditional land use study at the time of writing.