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Publisher: University of Toronto Press (December 4, 2013)
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After the best courtroom of Canada’s 1999 Marshall selection well-known Mi’kmaw fishers’ treaty correct to fish, the fishers entered the inshore lobster fishery throughout Atlantic Canada. At Burnt Church/Esgenoôpetitj, New Brunswick, the Mi’kmaw fishery provoked violent confrontations with neighbours and the Canadian executive. Over the subsequent years, boats, cottages, and a sacred grove have been burned, humans have been shot at and overwhelmed, boats rammed and sunk, roads barricaded, and the neighborhood wharf occupied.Based on year of ethnographic box paintings in Burnt Church/Esgenoôpetitj, Fishing in Contested Waters explores the origins of this dispute and the ideals and reports that stimulated the locals fascinated with it. Weaving the views of local and non-Native humans jointly, Sarah J. King examines the group as a contested position, at the same time Mi’kmaw and Canadian. Drawing on philosophy and indigenous, environmental, and non secular stories, Fishing in Contested Waters demonstrates the deep roots of latest conflicts over rights, sovereignty, conservation, and id.