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Published by Water Management Branch in [Victoria, B.C.] .
Written in English


  • Water rights -- British Columbia -- Creston Indian Reserve No. 1.,
  • Kutenai Indians -- British Columbia -- Creston Region -- Government relations.

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Other titlesHistorical summary of the rights of the Lower Kootenay First Nation, Lower Kootenay First Nation water rights report
Statementresearch and writing by Kelly Babcock, Jubie Steinhauer ; edit by Miranda Griffith, Daniela Mogus, Christina Rocha ; review by Gary W. Robinson.
ContributionsMogus, Daniela., Griffith, Miranda., Steinhauer, Jubie., Rocha, Christina., Robinson, Gary W., British Columbia. Water Management Branch.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20303428M
ISBN 100772641250

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