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The James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement of 1975 gave the region's Cree hunting and fishing rights; control over health, education and local government; and financial compensation for relocation and development. The deal was hailed by governments as a model for land claims and self-government settlements to come. Fifteen years later, the Quebec government's dream of northern power has become an environmental and cultural nightmare for the Cree of James Bay. (The video version is 59 min. 20 sec.)

1991, 57 min