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A Political Space: Reading the Global through Clayoquot by Warren Magnusson, Karena Shaw

By Warren Magnusson, Karena Shaw

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New York: Simon and Schuster. Doyle, Aaron, Brian Elliott, and David Tindall. 1997. C. ” In Organizing Dissent: Contermporary Social Movements in Theory and Practice, ed. William K. Carroll, 2d ed. Toronto: Garamond Press. 240–68. Drushka, Ken, Bob Nixon, and Ray Travers, eds. 1993. Touch Wood: BC Forests at the Crossroads. : Harbour Publishers. Ecotrust Canada and Ian Gill. 1997. Seeing the Ocean through the Trees: A Conservation-Based Development Strategy for Clayoquot Sound. Vancouver: Ecotrust Canada.

Org. The council was formed in 1973. htm). The reserves average about thirty hectares. Forty of these reserves, totaling 1,132 hectares, belong to the Ahousaht, Hesquiaht, and Tla-o-qui-aht, the three tribes whose ancestral lands are in the Clayoquot watershed. htm). More of the Nuu-chah-nulth live off reserve than on. There are differing estimates of the total Nuu-chah-nulth population, but the figure 18 • Warren Magnusson is probably less than ten thousand, even including the Makah. The Makah signed a series of treaties with the United States, beginning in 1815.

This standoff lasted a few days before the protesters were able to stage their first blockade, complete with a Canadian Member of Parliament (Svend Robinson) and a Member of the European Parliament (Paul Staes). 2, 372), there was keen media coverage, much of it casting a skeptical eye on the number of blockaders and predicting a fizzle in environmentalist support. The next few days’ blockades passed similarly, with crowds of between fifty and one hundred people and an average of eight to ten arrests each day.

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