The Indigenous Consultation Project will require your research team to consult many types of sources, you will need to evaluate each of them to determine their credibility and applicability to your specific project. This research will take time!
When evaluating a source, pay attention to:
Great starting points when building understanding and gathering relevant perspectives:
Once you have collected some background information on the community and topic you are researching, you can gain important insights into Indigenous perspectives on spatial justice, as well as how to evaluate a wide range of sources from the Indigenous Land Based Activism Guide
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Black, K.E. (2017). Framework and methodology for improved Indigenous-led decision-making on water and wastewater design and management [Doctoral dissertation, University of Guelph]. the Atrium: https://atrium.lib.uoguelph.ca/xmlui/handle/10214/11381
Canadian Chamber of Commerce. (2015). Aboriginal edge: How Aboriginal peoples and natural resource businesses are forging a new competitive advantage.
Lambrecht, K. N. (2013). Aboriginal consultation, environmental assessment, and regulatory review in Canada. University of Regina Press.
Moore, M., von der Porten, S., & Castleden, H. (2017). Consultation is not consent: Hydraulic fracturing and water governance on Indigenous lands in Canada: Consultation is not consent. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water, 4(1), e1180. doi:10.1002/wat2.1180
Muir, B. (2018). Effectiveness of the EIA for the Site C Hydroelectric Dam reconsidered: Nature of Indigenous cultures, rights, and engagement. Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 20(4), 1-41. doi:10.1142/S146433321850014X
Newman, D. G. (2018). Business implications of Aboriginal law. LexisNexis Canada Inc.
Noble, B. (2016). Learning to listen: Snapshots of Aboriginal participation in environmental assessment. Macdonald-Laurier Institute for Public Policy.
Sadiq, S. (2017). Understanding and implementing Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) in the context of Indigenous Peoples in Canada [Master's thesis, University of Manitoba]. MSpace: https://mspace.lib.umanitoba.ca/handle/1993/32246
Sandlos, J., & Keeling, A. (2016). Aboriginal communities, traditional knowledge, and the environmental legacies of extractive development in Canada. The Extractive Industries and Society, 3(2), 278-287. doi:10.1016/j.exis.2015.06.005