From the CBC's web site:
Chiefs representing Innu communities in northeastern Quebec are defending the actions of hunters who killed animals near a protected caribou herd in Labrador last week.
Quebec hunters say the slaughter was to protest their exclusion from a deal that will compensate Labrador Innu for the proposed Lower Churchill hydroelectric megaproject.
In all, 250 caribou were killed and will be used for food supplies for the communities, the chiefs said in a statement released Monday.
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