78 minute audio recording of talk by Research and Policy Director of the Algonquin Nation Secretariat, Peter Di Gangi, presented December 8th 2015 at Octopus Books in Ottawa, unceded Algonquin territory – also available is a 74 minute version for use in burning to standard CD format.

Audio player embedded below.

Map of the Ottawa River Watershed - Click the map for full-size image, or download the pdf version.

Map of the Ottawa River Watershed – click the map for full-size image, or download the pdf version.

Outline of talk:

  • The Ottawa River
  • Algonquins and Nipissings – pre-contact
  • French-English competition, fur trade, war and peace
  • Logging and settlement in the Ottawa valley
  • Impacts
  • Petitions for reserve lands
  • Dams and hydro
  • Sports hunting, trapping
  • Policy and law in the 20th century
  • Current events

 
Listen to the talk:

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Algonquin Nation Secretariat: www.algonquinnation.ca

 

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