Events & News

November 02 2020

International Conference - Mining The Connections

We are very pleased to announce the international multi-network conference on mining: Minning the Connections (November 2-5, 2020, Montreal)! Thanks to our partners REXSAC and AMEDEE Network!

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December 09 2019

Arctic Week 2019

This thursday, Thierry Rodon and chef of Matimekush-Lac John Réal McKenzie are going to present the conférence “Mines and Indigenous Communities in Northern Canada: Conflicting Narratives and Research Needs” at the Arctic Week 2019 (December 9-13, Paris...

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November 21 2019

Call for Abstract - Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS X)

MinErAL and REXSAC will hold a joint session at the tenth International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS X) that will be held in Arkhangelsk from June 15-20, 2020.

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October 03 2019

MinErAL Network newsletter - Fall 2019

Read our newsletter to learn more on the new projects funded, new partners, publications and upcoming events!

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Featured Projects


Realising Indigenous Rights: Effective Implementation of Agreements between Indigenous Peoples and the Extractive Industry

Negotiated agreements now constitute a critical component of almost all encounters between Indigenous peoples and the extractive industry in Australia and Canada, and are rapidly becoming more...

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Indigenous employment in nickel mining: A global perspective on Indigenous job access and labour practices in Canada and New Caledonia

Recent research in the MinErAl network has investigated the implications of mining development for Indigenous livelihoods by examining the relationship between Indigenous employment and industrial...

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2019 to 2022

Mining Activities, Health and Well-Being in Indigenous Communities

In addition to direct effects, mining activities have the potential to indirectly influence the health and well-being of Indigenous communities by modifying the social-ecological determinants of...

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