Joly, Tara. 2020. The Limits of “Leaning In”: Gendered Dynamics of Ethnographic Fieldwork in a Subarctic Extraction Zone. Arctic Science Summit Week 2020: Gender in Polar Research: Gendered field work conditions, epistemologies and legacies. International Arctic Science Committee & International Arctic Social Sciences Association. 29-30 March. Akureyri, Iceland. Conference held online due to COVID-19.
Joly, Tara and Hereward Longley. 2020 (invited). The Moccasin Flats Evictions. Conference Keynote. 8th Annual Keyano College University Studies Conference. 14 March. Fort McMurray, Canada. Conference cancelled due to COVID-19.
Sykes, Harvey, Debra Hopkins, Tara Joly, Almer Waniandy, John Grant, Lorrie Gallagher, Leonard Hansen, Kaitlyn Wall, Patricia Gillis, & Jim Bennett. 2020. The Clam Project – “Learning Together”: Braiding Indigenous and Western Knowledge Systems to Understand Freshwater Mussel Health in the Lower Athabasca Region of Alberta, Canada. Indigenous Forum for Cumulative Effects, Indigenous Services Canada, 4-6 February. Calgary, Canada.
Joly, Tara. 2019. Traplines in the Oil Sands: Loss and Renewal of Métis Space in Northern Alberta, Canada. Joint Canadian Anthropology Society and American Anthropological Association Conference, 20-24 November. Vancouver, Canada.
Sykes, Harvey, Debra Hopkins, and Tara Joly. 2019. Where are the Freshwater Mussels? Reflections on Learning Together using a Community-Based Action Research Approach to Braid Indigenous Knowledge and Western Knowledge Systems. Society of Ethnobiology Annual Conference, 8-11 May. Vancouver, Canada.
Joly, Tara. 2019. “That was Their Home”: Métis Territory and Forced Relocation at Moccasin Flats, Fort McMurray, Canada. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting. March 19-23. Portland, USA.
———. 2018. Roundtable: Rights Recognition and Reconciliation in Treaty 8 Territory: Negotiating Energy Development and Land Use in Northern Communities. With Katherine Wheatley, Abigael Rice, David Natcher, and Clinton Westman. Canadian Political Science Association, Congress of the Humanities and Social Science. 30 May – 1 June. Regina, Canada.
———. 2017. The Gift of Reclamation: Dispossession and Spectacular Futures in Athabasca Oil Sands Reclamation. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. 29 November – 2 December. Washington, USA.
———. 2017. Refusal and Traditional Land Use Mapping in Alberta (with Hereward Longley). International Association of Impact Assessments Conference, 6 April 2017. Montreal, Canada.
———. 2016. If You Don’t Use It, You Lose It: Negotiating Land Use on Métis Traplines in the Athabasca Oil Sands, Canada. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, 17 November. Minneapolis, USA.
———. 2016. “Urban Buffalo”: Narratives of Wood Bison in the Athabasca Region. Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA) Conference, 12 May. Halifax, Canada.
———.2015. Growing (with) Ratroot: Potential Research Impacts of a Relational Approach to Reclamation in the Athabasca Oil Sands. Poster Presentation. Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities Summer School Doctoral Research Impacts Showcase, 25 June. Glasgow, Scotland.
———. 2015. Growing (with) Muskeg: Narratives of Wetland Reclamation in the Athabasca Oil Sands. Nordic Geographers Meeting, 15-19 June. Tallinn & Tartu University, Estonia.
Fortna, Peter, Hereward Longley, Tara Joly, and Bori Arrobo. 2014. Roundtable: Indigenous Communities and Alberta Oil Sands Development. Energy in the Americas: Critical Reflections on Energy & History, 23-24 October. Calgary, Canada.
Hopkins, Debra, Harvey Sykes, and Tara Joly. 2018. Using Community-Based Methodologies Linking Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Western Science Knowledge Systems to Monitor Freshwater Clams in Alberta’s Athabasca Oil Sands. 45th Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop, 1-3 October. Vancouver, Canada.
Longley, Hereward and Tara Joly. 2015. “I’m Not Going to Tell You that because Then You’ll Go Up There”: Traditional Land Use Mapping and Cartographic Colonialism in 21st Century Athabasca Bitumen Extraction Conflicts. Paper Presentation. International Association for the Study of the Commons Conference, 25-29 May. Edmonton, Canada.
Longley, Hereward, Tara Joly, and Almer Waniandy. 2019. The Moccasin Flats Evictions. Métis Land: Rights and Scrip Conference, Rupertsland Centre for Métis Research. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
Loutitt, Sara and Tara Joly. 2018. Extracting Education, Extracting Knowledge: The Need for Pimâcihiwewin in Industry-Funded Land-Based Education and Traditional Knowledge Research in Northern Alberta. Canadian Anthropology Society Conference, 16-20 May. Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.
———. 2016. Mark of the Métis Canoe Trip: Traditional Knowledge and Experiential Learning in Oral History Research. Paper Presentation. Society for Applied Anthropology Conference, 2 April. Vancouver, Canada.
Sykes, Harvey, Debra Hopkins, and Tara Joly. 2018. Using Community-Based Methodologies Linking Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Western Science Knowledge Systems to Monitor Freshwater Clams in Alberta’s Athabasca Oil Sands. 45th Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop, 1-3 October. Vancouver, Canada.
Selected Public Presentations
Joly, Tara. 2017. Recent Research on Wetlands Plants. Community-Based Monitoring Project on Wetlands Plants – Scoping Workshop. 22 March. Wood Buffalo Environmental Association and Alberta Environment and Parks. Fort McMurray, Canada.
———. 2017. Thesis Discussion Workshop with Tara Joly. Dissemination of Thesis to McMurray Métis members (open to the public). 21 March. Fort McMurray, Canada.
———. 2017. “Where the Medicine Grows”: Muskeg and Reclamation in the Athabasca Oil Sands. ERC Arctic Domus Project Meeting. 20 February. The Burn, Glenesk, Scotland.
———. 2017 (invited). “If You Don’t Trap it, You Lose It”: Performing Land Use on Métis Traplines in the Athabasca Oil Sands, Canada. Public Lecture: Anthropology in Our Backyards, University of Northern British Columbia. 24 January. Prince George, Canada.
———. 2015 (invited). Muskeg and Oil Sands Reclamation: Constructing Land Use in the Athabasca Region, Canada. Presentation at the James Hutton Institute, 25 November. Aberdeen, Scotland.
———. 2014. Top Métis Land Use and Occupancy Concerns in Relation to Osum Oil Sands’ Sepiko Kesik In-Situ Project. Consultation Committee Meeting Presentation, 26 June. Fort McMurray, Canada.