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Nested Federalism and Inuit Governance in the Canadian Arctic

Nested Federalism and Inuit Governance in the Canadian Arctic traces the political journey toward self-governance taken by three predominantly Inuit regions over the past forty years: Nunavik in northern Québec, the Inuvialuit Settlement...

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Renewing the Relationship with Indigenous Peoples: An Ambitious Discourse, Smaller Accomplishments

This chapter, written by Thierry Rodon and Martin Papillon, provides an overview of the Canadian government (2015-2019) on its promises and achievements on Aboriginal issues.

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The aporias of Aboriginal politics in Canada

This book provides a critical look at Canada's Aboriginal policies that will allow us to see the political and social...

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Scientific publications

Special issue: Dealing with Resource Development in Canada's North

Scientific publications

Two papers of this special issue on «Dealing with Resource Development in Canada's North» are written by our members : «Mining Economies: Inuit Business Development and...

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From Consultation to Consent: The Politics of Indigenous Participatory Rights in Canada

Scientific publications

In this chapter, Martin Papillon and Thierry Rodon focus on the implementation of free, prior and informed consent in the Canadian context.

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The Transformative Potential of Indigenous- Driven Approaches to Implementing Free, Prior and Informed Consent: Lessons from Two Canadian Cases

Scientific publications

Building on two case studies, a mining policy adopted by the Cree Nation of James Bay and a community-driven impact assessment process established by the Squamish Nation, Martin Papillon and Thierry Rodon demonstrate in this...

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Indigenous peoples’ relationships to large-scale mining in post/colonial contexts: Toward multidisciplinary comparative perspectives

Scientific publications

The authors (Leah S. Horowitz, Arn Keeling, Francis Lévesque, Thierry Rodon, Stephan Schott and Sophie Thériault) discuss differences in legal regimes governing Indigenous peoples’ rights and implications of those rights for negotiations over...

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Development in Nunavik: How Regional and Local Initiatives Redefine Sustainable Development in Nunavik

Scientific publications

In this paper, Thierry Rodon analyzes how local and regional initiatives (Midwifery Program, Childcare, Preparation for Post-Secondary Education,...

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Governance of Arctic Offshore Oil and Gas

Scientific publications

In the chapter "Offshore Development and Inuit Rights in Inuit Nunangat", Thierry Rodon analyzes the Inuit community of Clyde River and their mayor Jerry Natanine’s resistance to seismic testing in the sea within their region.

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Research Reports

Seminar on the implementation of impact benefit agreements: Summary of discussions

Research Reports

From September 10 to 15, 2020, the MinErAL network held a joint seminar on the implementation of impact benefit agreements (IBAs) with Indigenous partners and representatives at Mushuau-nipi, the ancestral site located north of Schefferville.

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« PME Minières en Nouvelle-Calédonie » Final Report

Research Reports

You can read the final report (2018) and the ...

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Cohabiter avec le navettage aéroporté : Le cas de Val-d'Or en Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Research Reports

This report (french only) presents the results of a research project whose primary objective was to shed some light on the effects of fly-in/ fly-out on a Quebec...

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Living With Fly-In/ Fly-Out: Experiences of Women and North Shore Communities

Research Reports

This report presents the main results and highlights of the research «Living with Fly-In/ Fly-Out: Experiences of women and...

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True North Treasure Initiative Evaluation Report

Research Reports

In May 2018, Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Canada provided funding to Thierry Rodon and Steeve Jacob to conduct an evaluation of the Northern Treasures Initiatives Program.

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Environmental Assessment Processes and the Implementation of Indigenous Peoples Free, Prior and Informed Consent

Research Reports

This report, written by Thierry Rodon and Martin Papillon, addresses the potential role of the federal environmental assessment process in implementing...

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Plain language guides

Living with Fly-in/Fly-out: a accompanying guide

Plain language guides

This guide was produced by the Regroupement des femmes de la Côte-Nord accompanied by MU Conseils with the scientific support of the Northern Sustainable Development Research Chair and the financial support of the Société du Plan Nord.

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Blogs

BLOGUE par Ana Zema - Expérience au Mushuau Nipi

Blogs


Bienvenue dans le blogue d'Ana Zema sur son expérience lors du Séminaire sur la mise en œuvre des ententes sur les répercussions et les avantages (ERA) qui eut lieu au Mushuau Nipi en septembre 2020.

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Podcasts and video

Mining impacts seen by Canada's Northern communities

Podcasts and video

Results of the project "Local Perspectives on Social and Ecological Impacts of Mining in Northern Quebec Communities" are now available.

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Communications

Virtual Seminar MinErAL-REXSAC: Judit Malmgren

Communications

Mining heritage and land use conflicts in the Swedish Arctic, Judit Malmgren, PhD Student, History, Luleå University of Technology

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3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

The Importance of Mining to Cairns: Past, Present, Future

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Bill Cummings, Principal at Cummings economics & compass research, Cairns, Australia, MinErAL Network third annual...

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The politics of Indigenous encounters with the mining life cycle – is it helpful to compare Australia and Sweden?

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Dean Carson, Visiting Professor, Arctic Research Centre, Umeå University, MinErAL Network third annual meeting, Cairns 2019

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Mining activity in rural areas: permanencies ruptures and social tranformations of livelihoods in New Caledonia

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Severine Bouard, researcher, Institut Agronomique Néo-Calédonien, Christine Demmer, CNRS Centre Norbert...

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Mining Activities, Health and Well-Being in Indigenous Communities

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Ella Myette, MA student and Melody Lynch, PhD candidate, McGill University, Laval University, MinErAL Network third annual meeting,...

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Negotiating the Rules of the Game: The influence of Indigenous People on Mining Development in Quebec (Canada) and New Caledonia (France)

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Sabrina Bourgeois, PhD candidate at Laval University, MinErAL Network third annual meeting, Cairns 2019

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Negotiating the mining rules in New Caledonia

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Pierre-Yves Le Meur, Anthropologist, IRD, UMR GRED, Montpellier, MinErAL Network third annual meeting, Cairns 2019

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A Theoretical Framework of Sustainable Indigenous Livelihood

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Présentation faite par Jesse Marnock, Étudiant en urbanisme, Université James Cook, 3e rencontre annuelle du réseau MinErAL, Cairns 2019

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How has Koniambo Nickel taken into consideration the local communities around the mining massif? The example of STMK

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Jean-Louis Thydjepache, Community relations officer, Koniambo Nickel SAS, MinErAL Network third annual meeting, Cairns 2019

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Interactions between International Trade and Investments Law and Indigenous Peoples' Rights in mining projects: preliminary results

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Zoé Boirin, PhD candidate at University of Ottawa, MinErAL Network third annual meeting, Cairns 2019

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UNDRIP principles of FPIC and "the gap" with Native Title in Australia

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Julia (Jules) Taylor, Northern Queensland Land Council, MinErAL Network third annual meeting, Cairns 2019

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The State, Business and Indigenous peoples: Comparing Negotiations for Mineral Extraction in Norway and Australia

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Catherine Howlett, Senior Lecturer, Gnibi College of Indigenous Knowledge, Lismore, MinErAL Network third annual meeting,...

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The Queensland Resource Sector's Strategies to Boost Indigenous participation

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Melissa Sutton & Michael Limerick, Queensland Resources Council, MinErAL Network third annual meeting, Cairns 2019...

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Aboriginal mining history in North Queensland

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Gallina (Kal) Ellwood, PhD candidate at James Cook University, MinErAL Network third annual meeting, Cairns 2019

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Assessing the Impacts of Mining on Indigenous Well-being – Towards a more Holistic Understanding of Extractive Development Projects on Indigenous Communities in Canada

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Karen Bouchard, PhD candidate at Laval University, MinErAL Network third annual meeting, Cairns 2019

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New mines and the land – a case of ‘whose land is it anyway’?

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Linus Lundström, Postdoctoral Fellow at Arctic Research Center at Umea University (ARCUM), MinErAL Network...

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Making Resources Work for Arctic Communities: What have we learned from the Resources and Sustainable Development in the Arctic (RESDA) project

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Chris Southcott, Professor, Sociology, Lakehead University, MinErAL Network third annual meeting, Cairns 2019

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Presentation of the MinErAL Network - Knowledge Network on Mining Encounters and Indigenous Sustainable Livelihoods:Cross-Perspectives from the Circumpolar North and Melanesia/Australia

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Thierry Rodon, Principal investigator of the MinErAL Network, Political science department, Laval University, MinErAL...

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Norm Appropriation and the Performative Politics of Indigenous Consent in Canada

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Thierry Rodon, Principal investigator of the MinErAL Network, Political science department, Laval University, MinErAL Network...

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Resource Royalties and Indigenous Community Development in Canada

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Thierry Rodon, Principal investigator of the MinErAL Network, Political science department, Laval University, MinErAL Network third...

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Mining in North Queensland: some historical background

3rd MinErAL Meeting - Cairns 2019

Presentation made by Janice Wegner, Senior lecturer, College of Arts, Society & Education, James Cook University, MinErAL Network third annual...

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2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Greenlandic Experiences with Mining Operations: Contrasting FIFO-strategies with Flexible Settlements

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Ulrik Jørgensen, Aalborg University, MinErAL...

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Au coeur des firmes minières Travail et décolonisation en Nouvelle-Calédonie

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Christine Demmer, CNRS, Centre Norbert Elias and Pierre-Yves Le Meur, Institut de recherche pour le...

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La reconnaissance des droits des peuples autochtones dans le contexte du développement minier: analyse critique de récentes réformes minières au Canada

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Sophie Thériault, Université of Ottawa, MinErAL Network second annual meeting, Uashat 2018

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Rotational shift work in the Yukon Territory – ‘Multilocality’: the ‘(re)making’ a resource frontier and processes of ‘re‐centering’ a remote periphery

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Gertrude Saxinger, Austrian Polar Research Institute, MinErAL Network second annual meeting, Uashat 2018

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Creating Indigenous Advantage from Resource Development: Western Cape York, Queensland, Australia

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Sharon Harwood and Jesse Marnock, James Cook University, MinErAL Network second annual meeting, Uashat 2018...

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Fly-in, Fly-out mining labour market segmentation and labour relations

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Suzanne E. Mills and Matthew O’Reilly, McMaster University, MinErAL Network second annual meeting, Uashat 2018

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Emploi innu, relations interculturelles et développement nordique : legs du chantier hydroélectrique de la rivière Romaine

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Laurie Guimond, Université du Québec à Montréal, MinErAL Network second annual meeting, Uashat 2018

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Consultation and consent as markers of changing relationships: a perspective from Eeyou Istchee

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Jill Elaine Torrie, Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay, MinErAL Network second annual meeting, Uashat 2018

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LE PLAN NORD: À l’horizon 2035

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Catherine Hébert and Marie-Claude Gauthier, Société du Plan Nord, MinErAL Network second annual meeting, Uashat 2018

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Building on ILO 169 – do consultations contribute to indigenous self-determination in Norway?

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Hans-Kristian Hernes, Arctic University of Norway, MinErAL Network second annual meeting, Uashat 2018

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Knowledge Network on Mining Encounters and Indigenous Sustainable Livelihoods: Cross-Perspectives from the Circumpolar North and Melanesia/Australia

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Thierry Rodon, Université Laval, MinErAL Network second annual meeting, Uashat 2018

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The impact of major mining projects on Inuit employment and residency in the Canadian Sub-arctic

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Stephan Schott, Carleton University, MinErAL Network second annual meeting, Uashat 2018

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Norm Appropriation and the Performative Politics of Indigenous Consent in Canada

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Thierry Rodon, Université Laval, MinErAL Network second annual meeting, Uashat 2018

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Le Fly-In / Fly-Out: Ses impacts sur les femmes et les communautés du Nord

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Sylvie Ostigny, Regroupement des femmes de la Côte-Nord and Aude Therrien, Northern Sustainable Development Research Chair, MinErAL...

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Findings of the ReSDA Project and their Relevance for MinErAL

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Chris Southcott, Lakehead University/Yukon College, MinErAL Network second annual meeting, Uashat 2018

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Quantifying the relationship between mining and Nunavummiut

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Erika Zell, Nunavut Government, MinErAL Network second annual meeting, Uashat 2018

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Nunavik Inuit employment in the mining sector: Initiatives and programs

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Jean-Marc Séguin, Makivik Corporation, MinErAL Network second annual meeting, Uashat 2018

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Cumulative Social Impacts and Free, Prior and Informed Consent: the case of the Cree of Nemaska

2nd MinErAL Meeting - Uashat 2018

Presentation made by Julie Fortin, Université Laval, MinErAL Network second annual meeting, Uashat 2018

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1st MinErAL Meeting - Umea 2017

Institutional Development and Resource Development: The Case of Canada’s Land Claims Agreements (Modern Treaties)

1st MinErAL Meeting - Umea 2017

Presentation made by Thierry Rodon, Université Laval, at the at the ICASS IX Congress, Umea 2017.

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Indigenous Knowledge and Environmental Remediation in Extractive Development

1st MinErAL Meeting - Umea 2017

Presentation made by Arn Keeling, Memorial University, at the ICASS IX Congress, Umea 2017.

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Mining Economies, Mining Families: Extractive Industries and Human and Business Development in the Canadian Sub-arctic

1st MinErAL Meeting - Umea 2017

Presentation made by Stephan Schott, Carleton University, at the ICASS IX Congress, Umea 2017.

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Mining and Harvesting: Resource Development and the Mixed Economy in Nunavik

1st MinErAL Meeting - Umea 2017

Presentation made by Isabel Lemus-Lauzon, Université Laval, at the ICASS IX Congress, Umea 2017.

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Learning from Nunavik:The relationship between governance and resource development

1st MinErAL Meeting - Umea 2017

Presentation made by Jean-Marc Séguin, Makivik Corporation, at the ICASS IX Congress, Umea 2017.

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Indigenous communities and small mining operationsin remote Australia: The impact of scale on relationshipbuilding and engagement

1st MinErAL Meeting - Umea 2017

Presentation made by Jeanie Govan, Charles Darwin University and Sharon Harwood, James Cook University, at the ICASS IX Congress, Umea 2017.

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Preparing for the Post Mining World: Towards New Directions in Western Cape York

1st MinErAL Meeting - Umea 2017

Presentation made by Allan Dale, Regional Development Australia, at the ICASS IX Congress, Umea 2017.

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Forced to follow: Indigenous women’s engagements with industry in New Caledonia

1st MinErAL Meeting - Umea 2017

Presentation made by Leah Horowitz, University of Wisconsin-Madison, at the ICASS IX Congress, Umea 2017.

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