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

  • Norah Bowman Okanagan College

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."
Published
2018-03-27
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Articles