Canadians Agree On Plan to Create Vast National Park, Protecting Wilderness, Tribal Culture Cited

Publication: The Washington Post

Author: Doug Struck


08/14/2006 - The Canadian government and native groups agreed  to move forward to preserve an area almost four times the size of Yellowstone Park in far northern Canada, and said they would study making other areas off-limits to burgeoning diamond and uranium mining interests there.The agreement begins the work to make a huge national park on the eastern edge of the Great Slave Lake, a frigid, pristine area of the Northwest Territories prowled by grizzlies and grazed by caribou.

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