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They sought a good-faith commitment from logging and government interests to at least reduce, if not halt, logging while the process continued. They argued that the government should encourage diversification of the economy by providing job retraining for any loggers whose jobs might be affected by a reduction in logging. However, with other members of the process firmly committed to representing the interests of their sector, no one had any impetus to give ground on the issue, and the process quickly stalled (CD II/D/4; CD II/D/5).

More of the Nuu-chah-nulth live off reserve than on. There are differing estimates of the total Nuu-chah-nulth population, but the figure 18 • Warren Magnusson is probably less than ten thousand, even including the Makah. The Makah signed a series of treaties with the United States, beginning in 1815. htm) provided for the Makah Indian Reservation (pop. 1,214 in 1990), near the northwest corner of the continental United States. 11. ca) is a small city (pop. 19,334) at the head of Barkley Sound, south of Clayoquot.

Indians and Indian Lands” are under federal jurisdiction, but most of the land that could be used to settle outstanding native claims belongs to the province; therefore, as a practical matter, the province is involved in aboriginal affairs. 17. As Wilson (1998) explains, efforts of this sort were not confined to the Clayoquot area. ” The results were mixed. See Gawthrop (1996) and Harcourt and Skene (1996) on the NDP’s first term in office. Carty (1996) offers more academic commentary. 18. See Scientific Panel for Sustainable Forestry Practices in Clayoquot Sound (1994a, 1994b, 1995a, 1995b, 1995c).

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