Journal Articles

Westman, Clinton N., Tara L. Joly, H. Max Pospisil, and Katherine Wheatley. 2020. “Encountering Moose in a Changing Landscape: Sociality, Intentionality, and Emplaced Relationships.” Ethnos, November.

Hopkins, Debra, Tara L. Joly, Harvey Sykes, Almer Waniandy, John Grant, Lorrie Gallagher, Len Hansen, Kaitlyn Wall, and Michelle Bailey. 2019. “Learning Together”: Braiding Indigenous and Western Knowledge Systems to Understand Freshwater Mussel Health in the Lower Athabasca Region of Alberta, Canada. Special Issue on Human-Mollusk RelationsJournal of Ethnobiology 39(2): 315-336. DOI: 10.2993/0278-0771-39.2.315

Westman, Clinton and Tara L. Joly. 2019. Oil sands extraction in Alberta, Canada: A Review of Impacts and Processes Concerning Indigenous Peoples. Human Ecology 47: 233-243. DOI: 10.1007/s10745-019-0059-6

Joly, Tara, Hereward Longley, Carmen Wells, and Jennifer Gerbrandt. 2018. Ethnographic Refusal in Traditional Land Use Mapping: Consultation, Impact Assessment, and Sovereignty in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region. Extractive Industries and Society. DOI: 10.1016/j.exis.2018.03.002

Westman, Clinton and Tara Joly. 2017. Visions of the Great Mystery: Grounding the Algonquian Manitow Concept. Social Compass 64 (3): 360 – 375. DOI: 10.1177/0037768617713655


Joly, Tara. (under contract). Living Landscapes: Reclamation, Métis Knowledge, and Conflicting Land Use in the Athabasca Oil Sands. Edmonton: Athabasca University Press.

Westman, Clinton, Tara Joly, and Lena Gross, eds. 2020. Extracting Home in the Oil Sands: Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada. Arctic Worlds Series. London: Routledge.

Chapters in Peer-Reviewed Edited Volumes

Joly, Tara. 2020. “Urban Buffalo”: Human-Bison Relations in Northeastern Alberta. In Extracting Home in the Oil Sands: Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada. Edited by Clinton Westman, Tara Joly, and Lena Gross. London: Routledge.

Selected Research Reports

Longley, Hereward and Tara Joly. The Moccasin Flats Evictions: Métis Home, Forced Relocation, and Resilience in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Prepared for Fort McMurray Métis Local 1935. September. 116pp.

Joly, Tara and Clinton Westman. 2017. Taking Research Off the Shelf: Synthesizing Existing Sources of Knowledge about Impacts, Benefits, and Participatory or Consultative Processes around Extractive Industry in Northern Alberta. Final Report. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Imagining Canada’s Future Initiative, Knowledge Synthesis Grants: Aboriginal Peoples. 11 September. 85pp.

Joly, Tara. 2015. McDonald Island: A Métis History. Prepared for Fort McMurray Métis Local 1935. 19 February. 4pp.

Joly, Tara. 2015. Realizing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Alberta and Canada. Briefing note prepared for Fort McMurray Métis Local 1935. December. 29pp.

Joly, Tara and Dermot O’Connor. 2014. Métis Land Use and Occupancy Study for Osum Oil Sands Corporation’s Sepiko Kesik In-Situ Project. Prepared for Fort McMurray Métis Local 1935 and Willow Lake Métis Local 780. January. 54pp.

Dertein-Loubert, Kim and Tara Joly. 2014. “Where Three Rivers Meet”: A Nistawoyou Association Friendship Centre Oral History Project, in Commemoration of the 50th Birthday Celebration. 12 September. 84pp.