David Natcher

Coordinator ReSDA Theme 3 – Sustainable Cultures

Associate Professor, University of Saskatchewan
Director, Indigenous Land Management Institute

natcher3David Natcher leads the Sustainable Cultures theme. Former holder of the Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Studies at Memorial University, Natcher is now Associate Professor and Director of the Indigenous Land Management Institute at the University of Saskatchewan. He is a widely consulted authority on Indigenous land use, harvesting and the analysis of the mixed economy, with projects in many parts of the North, from Labrador to northern Yukon. Author of over fifty publications various aspects of Indigenous land use and community-based resource management, Natcher recently published two studies of two influential collections on Indigenous forest management (Natcher, 2008; Stephenson and Natcher 2009). Current projects include cross-border dimensions of Vuntut Gwich’in good security, wildfood production in Labrador, and Aboriginal engagement with large-scale development in northern Saskatchewan.

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Research focus: Land Claims and the Protection of Aboriginal Environmental Livelihoods in Nunavik and Alaska

University of Saskatchewan
Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Rm 3D16
Agriculture Building, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8
T. 306-966-4045 F. 306-966-8413