By Leslie Scrivener
The land around Ealue Lake in northwestern British Columbia is Canada’s own Eden, where humans are scarce and jaw-dropping scenery is plentiful. Famed anthropologist Wade Davis — long a defender of indigenous peoples and their remote lands — makes his summer home here. But a nearby open pit gold mine is forcing him to confront real-life issues that have been subjects of academic research for him. And all of a sudden, the anthropologist is under study.

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