Victoria Book Prizes

“Maleea Acker (at left) joins four other writers shortlisted this year for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize. Three writers are up for the City of Victoria Children’s Book Prize. Read more here.FULL STORY

 

 

Reclaiming Haida Gwaii

October 15th, 2014

Louise Takeda is a Research Affiliate with the POLIS Project on Ecological Governance. Her Master’s degree in Environment and Development focused on land use planning in Haida Gwaii. In her book, Islands Spirit Rising — Reclaiming the Forests of Haida Gwaii (UBC Press $95.00) Takeda examines how the local indigenous environmental community faced multi-national forest industry and political bodies to gain control of forest resources. Islands Spirit Rising looks at collaborative land use planning and its impact on the Haida people and their community control of forest resources. 9780774827652

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