Strangers Devour the Land
First published in 1974, Strangers Devour the Land is recognized as the magnum opus among the numerous books, articles, and films produced by Boyce Richardson over two decades on the subject of indigenous people. Its subject, the long struggle of the Crees of James Bay in northern Quebec—a hunting and trapping people—to defend the territories they have occupied since time immemorial, came to international attention in 1972 when they tried by legal action to stop the immense hydro-electric project the provincial government was proposing to build around them.
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I haven't even finished this book, but I'm reviewing it because my impression of it won't change. This book is an intimate look into the life of the Cree people of the James Bay area in 1971, and how ... Read full review
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