Tara Lamothe

MRM Resource and Environmental Management (in progress)
BSc Biogeography
Email: tara.lamothe@firelight.ca
Phone: (250) 590-9017
Location: Victoria Office

Tara Lamothe is Métis, Jobin family, from the Lesser Slave Lake area in Treaty 8 territory in northern Alberta. She holds an Honours B.Sc. in Biogeography from the University of Toronto, and is currently completing a Masters degree in Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University. Tara’s academic training includes Indigenous resource governance, land-use planning and negotiation.

Tara has also worked for  a social-justice NGO focussed on supporting Indigenous responses to mining projects, where she collaborated with communities, First Nations leadership groups, legal academics and a range of NGOs on law reform projects in B.C. Tara also researched and published on the regulation and environmental impacts of placer mining in B.C. and edited a comprehensive review of innovative mining laws from around the world that better address Indigenous and environmental issues.

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