Indigenous Legalities, Pipeline Viscosities : Colonial Extractivism and Wet’suwet’en Resistance

SKU: 9781772127041

Author:
Tyler McCreary
Nation:
Wet’suwet’en
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
304
Publisher:
University of Alberta Press
Copyright Data:
2024
Publication Date:
(Feb 15/24)

Price:
Sale price$36.99

Description

Indigenous Legalities, Pipeline Viscosities examines the relationship between the Wet’suwet’en nation and pipeline development, showing how colonial governments and corporations seek to control Indigenous claims, and how the Wet'suwet'en resist. Tyler McCreary offers historical context for the unfolding relationship between Indigenous peoples and colonialism and explores pipeline regulatory review processes, attempts to reconcile Indigeneity with development, as well as fundamental questions about territory and jurisdiction. Throughout, McCreary demonstrates how the cyclical and ongoing movements between resistance and reconciliation are affected by the unequal relations between Indigenous peoples and colonial government and development operations. This book will be of interest to readers interested in Indigenous and Wet’suwet’en politics, as well as the politics of pipeline development. Scholars in geography, environmental studies, political science, law, and Indigenous Studies will benefit from this sophisticated analysis.

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