Oil and fuel businesses now realize that commercial initiatives within the Canadian North can in basic terms be triumphant if Aboriginal groups are interested in decision-making procedures. Where the Rivers Meet is an ethnographic account of Sahtu Dene involvement within the environmental evaluation of the Mackenzie gasoline venture, a huge pipeline that, if accomplished, may have unparalleled results on Aboriginal groups. The ebook finds that whereas there was a few development in setting up avenues for Dene participation in selection making, the last word evaluation of such tasks continues to be rooted in non-local ideals concerning the nature of our surroundings, the commodification of land, and the inevitability of a hydrocarbon-based economic climate.
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