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Expert NameMr. Dean Martin Jacobs
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Division
Institutionno institution
CityWallaceburg, Ontario
CountryCanada
Telephone519 6271475/6278754
Emaildjacobs(at)web.net
Work ExperienceSpent the last 23 years establishing a community-based research program for the Walpole Island First Nation. Has been an expert witness in a number of hunting and fishing rights court cases. 1989-present: Walpole Island Council, Walpole Island Heritage Centre - Executive Director. 1982-1989: Walpole Island Council, Walpole Island Research Centre-Research Director. 1976-1982: Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians, Research Department, London, Ontario - Research Director. Responsibilities included the administration of seven community-based research programs. Duties included coordinating and conducting historical research projects, training and supervision. 1973-1976: Walpole Island Band Council - Historical Researcher. Responsibilities included the identification, research, development and submission of specific land claims for the Walpole Island First Nation. Duties included archival research, claims process design and the development of claim strategies.
QualificationsDecisions for the Great Lakes - a study of the international Great Lakes, addressing the multi-disciplinary relationships of the natural system, socio-economic development, U.S. and Canadian management institutttions, public involvement skills and Great Lakes resource issues, directed toward improving decision in the management of the Great Lakes Basin ecosystem. Great Lakes Tomorrow, University of Windsor 1983. American Indian Cultural Resource Training Program - Smithsonian Institution, Nat
Number of Publications19
Awards1. The Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada - In Recognition of Significant Contribution to Compatriots, Community and to Canada, presented by Governor General of Canada. 2. Literaccy Volunteer Award, the Walpole
Other ActivitiesMember: Eco-justice Committee, the Anglican Church of Canada 1995; Editorial Advisory Committee, The Quaterly Journal of the Ontario Historical Society 1995; Editorial Advisory Board, Syracuse University Press 1995; Premier's Council, and Premierr's Council Board 1994, Ontario Round Table on Environment and Economy 1995-1994-1993-1992-1991-1990-1989. Director, Ontario Heritage Foundation 1992, 1991, 1990.
Publications- "Resources and environment issues" Aboriginal Issues Today, A legal and business guide, Fontaine, Gilbert, Jackson and Jacobs, Self-Counsel Press 1997. - "We have but our hearts and the traditions of our old men: Understanding the Traditions and History of Bkejwanong" GIN DAS WINAN Documenting Aboriginal History in Ontario, The Champlain Society 1996. - "Walpole Island: Sustainable Development" Nation to Nation Aboriginal Sovereignty and the Future of Canada, Anansi Press 1992. - "Cooperative 'Intervention' in a Reserve Context", Hedley and Jacobs, Nin.da.waab.jig 1991. - "Closing the Circle", The Inside Guide 1991. - "Loss of Lake St. Clair Wetlands: Socio-economic and Historical Aspects", Jacobs, Coronado and Lovett Doust, Nin.da.waab.jig 1991. - Walpole Island: The Soul of Indian Territory, Nin.da.waab.jig 1987. - "Environmental Impacts on Fishing Economies: A Community-based Approach", Nin.da.waab.jig 1985. - "Report on teeh Workshop on Environmental Impact Assessment
DisciplineEcology/Ecosystems
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