“Our Economy Walks on the Land”: Secwepemc Resistance and Resilience After the Imperial Metals Mt. Polley Tailings Storage Facility Breach

Norah Bowman

Abstract


Discusses Indigenous responses to "Canada’s, and one of the world’s, largest and most impactful mining disasters of its kind, [on] August 4, 2014, [when] approximately 25 million cubic metres of contaminated water and ground mining waste, or tailings, spilled into Edney Creek, Polley Lake, Hazeltine Creek, and Quesnel Lake."

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