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A study of the impact of oil and gas development on the Dene First Nations of the Sahtu (Great Bear Lake) Region of the Canadian Northwest Territories (NWT)

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2009

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Dana, Leo Paul, Anderson, Robert Brent, and Meis-Mason, Aldene, 2009, A study of the impact of oil and gas development on the Dene First Nations of the Sahtu (Great Bear Lake) Region of the Canadian Northwest Territories (NWT): Journal of Enterprising Communities, v. 3, no. 1, p. 94-117.

Summary

Beneath Canada's Northwest Territories lies a potential of 30 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Will a $16 billion gas-pipeline bring prosperity or gloom? Will this bring employment opportunities for local people or will more qualified people be brought in from southern communities? The purpose of this paper is to give an account of what Dene residents of the Sahtu Region have to say about oil and gas development. Starting in 2005, in-depth interviews with people across the Sahtu Region are conducted. Respondents recognise the short-term advantages of building a pipeline, but they are concerned about the long-term impact on the environment that currently ensures their livelihood. This study begs for a longitudinal follow-up. Policy-makers [...]

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NWBLCC-20160406.xml

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1108/17506200910943706
ISSN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 17506204

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