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By Warren Magnusson, Karena Shaw

ISBN-10: 0816640394

ISBN-13: 9780816640393

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Encountering Clayoquot • 31 For the Nuu-chah-nulth, however, this was but the beginning of a long and expensive legal struggle to establish their title to Meares Island. Although some Tofino residents made efforts to raise funds to support this legal action, the brunt of it was (and is) borne by the Nuu-chah-nulth. , 88). 10 These high-profile events combined with the success of the injunction preventing logging on Meares Island to encourage Nuu-chah-nulth leaders to be more assertive in relation to local political issues.

American competitors of the BC companies have complained that the BC government effectively subsidizes logging (and restrains open competition) by adjusting stumpage fees and other regulations to ensure that the BC companies retain a comparative advantage in the American market. On this and other issues, see the references in note 4. 9. See Doyle, Elliott, and Tindall (1997) and Bernstein and Cashore (2000). Compare Magnusson (2000). 10. There are fifteen remaining Nuu-chah-nulth tribes, one of whom (the Makah) is located in the United States.

Net/. 13. gc. aaf. htm), the Union of BC Indian Chiefs (www. htm), and the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (www. org). 14. Of course, there is no guarantee that the movement will continue in the same direction. The new Liberal government of British Columbia, elected on May 16, 2001, is thought to be unsympathetic to the claims of First Nations. ) The BC Liberals (no relation to the federal party of the same name) won a huge victory in the election, taking 56 percent of the popular vote and all but two seats in the legislature.

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