First Nations water rights in British Columbia. by Rachel Abrams

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Published by Water Management Branch in [Victoria, B.C.] .

Written in English

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  • Water rights -- British Columbia -- Dease Lake Indian Reserve No. 9.,
  • Water rights -- British Columbia -- Tahltan Indian Reserve No. 1.,
  • Water rights -- British Columbia -- Telegraph Creek Indian Reserve No. 6.,
  • Water rights -- British Columbia -- Telegraph Creek Indian Reserve No. 6A.,
  • Tahltan Indians -- British Columbia -- Telegraph Creek Region -- Government relations.

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Other titlesHistorical summary of the rights of the Tahltan First Nation, Tahltan First Nation wter rights report
Statementresearch and writing by Rachel Abrams ; edit by JOL Consulting ; review by Gary W. Robinson.
ContributionsRobinson, Gary W., British Columbia. Water Management Branch., JOL Consulting.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20304691M
ISBN 100772644608

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