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    Did Salmon Rule? Enquiring when intensive storage and sedentism began on the Northwest Coast Introduction Background Namu, located in the traditional territory of the Heiltsuk Nation on the central coast of British Columbia is an archaeological obscurity, as no one can be sure of the actual time frame of intensive storage and sedimentation occurrences. On the Northwest Coast "salmon remains, the representation of cranial elements versus vertebrae, mass capture technology and storage structures are being debated as evidence for large-scale salmon storage" (Cannon and Yang, 2006). The use of this knowledge is to acquire sustainable information of when the sedentism and storage actually began. Thesis After investigating the work of Monks…

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    Question 1 The Pacific Northwest LNG Project Environmental Assessment Report shows a lot of flaws in public participation. However, the project can only be expected to achieve ‘reasonable’ levels of public participation. Therefore, the public participation of this project, though inadequate compared to the principles of public participation, was reluctantly acceptable. The principles of public participation require public consultation throughout every stage of the environmental assessment…

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    The Pacific Northwest tree octopus (Octopus paxarbolis) can be found in the temperate rainforests of the Olympic Peninsula on the west coast of North America. Their habitat lies on the Eastern side of the Olympic mountain range, adjacent to Hood Canal. These solitary cephalopods reach an average size (measured from arm-tip to mantle-tip,) of 30-33 cm. Unlike most other cephalopods, tree octopuses are amphibious, spending only their early life and the period of their mating season in their…

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    The Pacific Northwest was once full of an abundance of untapped resources, it was barely populated and was the definition of a hinterland. As the Pacific Northwest started to become known and resources started to become majorly exploited and shipped, we slowly become what we are now, not a hinterland. After all the overuse and misuse of the land we are not and will never hinterland again. The definition of a hinterland is defined as parts of the country that is less developed and…

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    The movie North by Northwest follows the story of a man who is mistaken for the wrong identity, Roger Thornhill is mistaken for George Kaplan, and is chased to Mount Rushmore because Philip Vandamm want him dead. During the movie there is scene where the cops are in grand central station looking for Thornhill. The audience gets to see how the other people react to everything going on around then. From the audience’s point of view, you can see everyone walking in grand central station, minding…

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    and recently it has increased because of the declining ice mass in the Arctic, freeing up the Northwest Passage.…

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    Throughout history, the search for the Northwest Passage brought many explorers to the Canadian Arctic. The English seaman, Martin Frobisher, was the first explorer to make this journey. In 1576, he arrived on Baffin Island, part of the modern day territory of Nunavut. After arriving in the arctic, he made contact with a group of Inuit. Due to their isolation, this is one of the first contacts the Inuit had made with outsiders. Of course, as word of the Northwest Passage spread, a large number…

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    westward expansion and nature; making the exemplary American a man of the frontier. The United States was no longer content with its success of the American Revolution, and sought to expand its country. In 1803, Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana Territory from the French for merely pennies per acre. The Louisiana Purchase was the start of romanticism because it enabled settlers to explore the untamed west. The new western frontier transcended Americans towards embracing nature and began the…

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    interest in the area. The attention the Arctic receives has circulated for many years, and recently it has increased because of the declining ice mass in the Arctic, freeing up the Northwest Passage. The scramble for claim has made Russia, The Faroe…

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    The indigenous cultures that resided in the Pacific Northwest lost things that even now remain outside of the understanding of the colonists that took over their lands and reshaped them in ways that leave them unrecognizable as the places that were here before. The far reaching impact these changes had on the landscape and ecology of the Pacific Northwest resulted in loss of lifestyle and tradition in addition to the loss of place. The sudden and unexpected remodeling of the landscape caused the…

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