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Independent experts nominated by country party

Dean Martin Jacobs

First name
Dean Martin
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
UN languages spoken



Telephone number
519 6271475/6278754
Work experience
Spent the last 23 years establishing a community-based research program for the Walpole Island First Nation._x000D_
Has been an expert witness in a number of hunting and fishing rights court cases._x000D_
1989-present: Walpole Island Council, Walpole Island Heritage Centre - Executive Director._x000D_
1982-1989: Walpole Island Council, Walpole Island Research Centre-Research Director._x000D_
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._x000D_
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.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Decisions 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._x000D_
American Indian Cultural Resource Training Program - Smithsonian Institution, Nat
Number of Publications
Publication titles
- "Resources and environment issues" Aboriginal Issues Today, A legal and business guide, Fontaine, Gilbert, Jackson and Jacobs, Self-Counsel Press 1997._x000D_
- "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._x000D_
- "Walpole Island: Sustainable Development" Nation to Nation Aboriginal Sovereignty and the Future of Canada, Anansi Press 1992._x000D_
- "Cooperative 'Intervention' in a Reserve Context", Hedley and Jacobs, Nin.da.waab.jig 1991._x000D_
- "Closing the Circle", The Inside Guide 1991._x000D_
- "Loss of Lake St. Clair Wetlands: Socio-economic and Historical Aspects", Jacobs, Coronado and Lovett Doust, Nin.da.waab.jig 1991._x000D_
- Walpole Island: The Soul of Indian Territory, Nin.da.waab.jig 1987._x000D_
- "Environmental Impacts on Fishing Economies: A Community-based Approach", Nin.da.waab.jig 1985._x000D_
- "Report on teeh Workshop on Environmental Impact Assessment
Other activities
Member: 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._x000D_
Director, Ontario Heritage Foundation 1992, 1991, 1990.
1. 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._x000D_
2. Literaccy Volunteer Award, the Walpole
Organisation street address
R.R.3, N8A 4K9
Organisation city
Wallaceburg, Ontario
Organisation country