Alberta Tar Sands and What it has Done to the Aboriginal Communities


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Alberta Tar Sands and What it has Done to the Aboriginal Communities
This paper investigates and offers an analysis of an urban environmental justice situation; in this particular case, the situation is the Alberta Tar Sands and what it has inflicted upon the aboriginal communities of Alberta. As a note of interest, when talking about the “urban” context in this paper, the discussion is really on the native communities themselves; they may be small towns, villages or tribes, but they are considered urban settings for the purposes of this essay. The paper will begin by looking at how aboriginal communities appear to be suffering from health issues directly related (or at least related in some way) with the tar sands project; in the next...
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