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September 8, 2015 | Yahoo! News | Published News | Clément Sabourin

Mandy Gull, deputy chief of the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi in Quebec, Canada, pictured during a walk along the Broadback River

AFP Photo/Clement Sabourin

Waswanipi (Canada) (AFP) - Mandy Gull holds back tears as she steps off the helicopter in northern Quebec. "I've never seen anything so sad," says the young woman whose aboriginal tribe is seeing its ancestral lands eroded by logging.


"If my grandfather knew," says the deputy leader of the Cree tribe, one of 11 indigenous ethnic groups present in Quebec.


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