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We Are the Eeyouch of Eeyou Istchee

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Catalogue Number:  PPE038
Producer:  Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)
Producing Agencies:  Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)
Subject:  Canadian History, Canadian Politics, Canadian Social Issues, Canadian Social Studies, Criminal Justice & Law, Documentary, Economics, Environmental Studies, Family Studies/Home Economics, First Nations Studies, Health, History, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Politics, Social Issues, Social Sciences, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2021
Running Time:  10:24

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In the early 1970’s, the massive James Bay Hydroelectric Project came to this territory, a time when there was no recognition of aboriginal rights in Canada. The project would have a huge impact on their way of life. Faced with the threat, Cree leaders worked with the law to retain their identity and signed the James Bay Northern Quebec Agreement (Cree Quebec Governance Agreement) in 2012, a modern-day treaty. We Are the Eeyouch of Eeyou Istchee is an overview of the form of governance over this time period up to today.

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