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Betsiamites

(bĕt'sēämĭt`) or

Bersimis

(bĕr'sĭmē`), river, c.240 mi (390 km) long, rising in the highlands of E Que., Canada, and flowing SE into the St. Lawrence River at Betsiamites. Two hydroelectric plants provide power; Bersimis Dam (1,050,000-kW capacity; completed 1956) impounds Lake Pipmuacan.
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Large rivers like the Manicouagan, Outardes, Betsiamites and Sainte-Marguerite once tumbled over countless rapids as they descended from the lakes, streams and bogs of the Labrador tablelands toward the Gulf.
Frenette (1993) note que de 1864 a 1870, les Innus echangeaient aux postes de la Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson de Betsiamites du boeuf, de la farine, de la graisse (saindoux), des pois secs, du porc, du sel, du sucre, du the ainsi que du tabac contre de la fourrure.
3]/s) and three large rivers on the north shore--the Betsiamites, Aux Outardes and Manicouagan rivers, which have a combined discharge of 1600 [m.
2001:238 on the use of -shapan in the Montaignais of Betsiamites and Lower North Shore).
En segundo lugar, es notorio el hecho de que el acuerdo no se firma con el conjunto de la nacion innu, ni siquiera con la totalidad de los nueve Consejos de Banda innus de Quebec, sino solo con cuatro de ellos: Betsiamites, Essipit, Mastehteuiatsh --integrados en Mamuitun--y Natashkuan, como comunidad aparte (63).
Tous les informateurs rencontres sont des Innus, a l'exception du cure de la paroisse catholique de Betsiamites et de deux religieuses qui ont enseigne dans les reserves, des temoins precieux des pratiques catholiques encore repandues et des syncretismes religieux.
Napoleon-Alexandre Labrie, qui a ete un personnage immense sur la Cote-Nord, decrit avec beaucoup de details le milieu qui l'a forme (Godbout et Manicouagan) et, a partir de 1923, son ministere a Betsiamites, Pointe-aux-Outardes (1929) et Baie-Rouge au Labrador (1931).
Sodexho has established partnerships with four First Nations--the Membertou, a Mi'kmaw nation in Nova Scotia; the Betsiamites and the Chibougamau in Quebec; and the Tahitan Nation in British Columbia, as well as the North Slave Metis in Yellowknife.
Pilot project (stage II): Reference framework for the integrated management of the Les Escoumins-Riviere Betsiamites coastal zone.
Two areas were studied, corresponding to the fires of Forestville and of Betsiamites, where we compared the harvest before (1986 to 1990) and after the fares (1991 and 1992).
Lawrence, Shipshaw, Betsiamites, Pentecote, Batiscan, and SaintMaurice rivers.