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Engaged Anthropology

Select publications

2020. “The Green Monster”: Perspectives and recommendations from the Black People of Northern Cauca regarding the sugar sector in Colombia. Policy Paper. Moreton-on-Marsh: Forest Peoples Programme and Palenke Alto Cauca – Proceso de Comunidades Negras.

2019. “Uninvited ‘guests’: Harnessing free, prior and informed consent in Colombia.” In Free, Prior and Informed Consent Protocols as Instruments of Autonomy: Laying Foundations for Rights Based Engagement, C. Doyle, A Whitmore and H. Tugendhat eds., Köln, InFOE, ENIP. 48-65.


2017. “Between Hope and Despair”: Indigenous and Afro-Descendant Peoples pushing for peace in Colombia. Final synthesis report (2014-2017) of the project “Towards the Development of Standards and Mechanisms to Protect Ethnic Peoples Affected by Extractives (Phase II).” Resguardo Indígena Cañamomo Lomaprieta, Palenque Alto Cauca, Forest Peoples Programme.


2014. Lessons from Angostura: Putting Conflict-Related and Security Impacts Centre-Stage. Submission to the World Bank’s CAO Compliance Investigation Panel on behalf of Forest Peoples Programme.


2013. The Impact of Extractives on Indigenous Peoples’ Health: Can the current ‘catastrophic’ approach be turned on its head? What role for international health diplomacy? Health Diplomacy Monitor. Vol 4, Issue 2 (march): 5-10.


2012. Holding Extractive Companies to Account in Colombia: An evaluation of CSR instruments through the lens of Indigenous and Afro-Descendant Rights. Ottawa, Canada: The North-South Institute, Resguardo Indígena Cañamomo Lomaprieta and Proceso de Comunidades Negras.


2012. Caught in the Crossfire: Indigenous Peoples, Black Communities and Extractives in Colombia. Policy Brief. Summer. Ottawa, Canada: The North-South Institute, Resguardo Indígena Cañamomo Lomaprieta and Proceso de Comunidades Negras.


2011. Tipping the Power Balance—Making Free, Prior and Informed Consent Work: Lessons and policy directions from 10 years of action research on extractives with Indigenous and Afro-Descendent Peoples in the Americas. Ottawa, Canada: The North-South Institute.


2011. A House Undermined: Transforming relations between mining companies and Indigenous Peoples in the Americas. Policy Brief. Spring. Ottawa, Canada: The North-South Institute.


2009. Bucking the Wild West—Making Free, Prior and Informed Consent Work. Panel presentation, Prospector & Developer’s Association, Canada.


2007. Determining our Future, Asserting our Rights: Indigenous Peoples and Mining in West Suriname. Ottawa: The North-South Institute and Association of Indigenous Village Leaders in Suriname.


2006. “Dealing Full Force”: Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation’s Experience Negotiating with Mining Companies. Ottawa, Canada: The North-South Institute.


2006 (Spring-Summer). Holding Canadian Extractive Companies to Account Internationally: Will the Government-Sponsored Round Tables Get Us There? In Review, pp. 5-6.                             


2002. Through Indigenous Eyes: Toward Appropriate Decision-Making Processes Regarding Mining on or Near Ancestral Lands. Ottawa, ON: The North-South Institute.


& Micheline Manseau. 2001. Taking the Pulse of Collaborative Management in Canada’s National Parks and National Park Reserves: Voices from the Field. In Crossing Boundaries in Park Management: Proceedings of the 11th Conference on Research and Resource Management in Parks and on Public Lands, The George Wright Society Biennial Conference, Denver Colorado, April 2001, David Harmon ed. Hancock, Michigan: The George Wright Society. 253-259.

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