Publications and Technical Reports

Publications and Technical Reports

Buell, M. C., Ritchie, D., Ryan, K., & Metcalfe, C. D. 2020. Using Indigenous and Western knowledge systems for environmental risk assessment. Ecological Applications 0(0): 1-14.

Duncan, A. T. 2020. An investigation into the local and traditional knowledge of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation regarding the status of ciscoes (Coregonus spp.) in Lake Huron. Master’s thesis, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario. 142 + ix pp.

Gobin, J., & Lauzon, R. 2020. A feasibility assessment of proposals from Nawash and Saugeen First Nation communities to improve the Lake Huron lake whitefish fishery. 44 pp.

Gobin, J., & Lauzon, R. 2019. Implementation planning for addressing declines in lake whitefish and the Saugeen Ojibway Nation fishery. 31 pp.

Lauzon, R., & Ryan, K. 2019. Report: Chiefs of Lake Huron Fisheries Forum September 10-12, 2018. 23 pp.

Lowitt, K., Levkoe, C. Z., Lauzon, R., Ryan, K. and Sayers, D. 2019. Indigenous Self-Determination and Food Sovereignty through Fisheries Governance in the Great Lakes Region. In: Andrée, P., Clark, J. K., Levkoe C. Z., Lowitt, K. (Eds.). Civil Society and Social Movements in Food System Governance. Routledge, Series on Food, Society and Environment: 145-163. Routledge.

Lowitt, K., Johnston-Weiser, D., Lauzon, R., and Hickey, G. M. 2018. On food security and access to fish in the Saugeen Ojibway Nation, Lake Huron, Canada. Journal of Great Lakes Research 44(1): 174-183.

Johnston-Weiser, D. 2016. Saugeen Ojibway Nation commercial fisheries factsheet. 4 pp.

Amos, R. A., Beneteau, C., Doucette, T., Green, D., Housten, K., Mochrie, A., Nantais, V., Penny, D., & Ritchie, D. 2016. Fish barrier mitigation of an oversteepened culvert within Saugeen First Nation Reserve. 10 pp.

Overdyk, L. 2015. Ecological and genetic factors in the distribution and abundance of larval lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) at Douglas Point, Lake Huron. Doctor of Philosophy in Integrative Biology thesis. 221 + xvi pp.

Overdyk, L. M., Braid, H. E., Crawford, S. S., & Hanner, R. H. 2015. Extending DNA barcoding coverage for Lake Whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) across the three major basins of Lake Huron. DNA Barcodes 3(1): 59-65.

Ryan, K. M., & Crawford, S. 2014. Distribution and abundance of larval lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis)in Stokes Bay, Lake Huron. Journal of Great Lakes Research 40(3): 755-762.

LaRiviere, C. M., & Crawford, S. 2013. Indigenous principles of wild harvest and management: An Ojibway community as a case study. Human Ecology 41(6): 947-960.

Saugeen Ojibway Nation. 2012. Substantive Commercial Fishing Agreement.

Ryan, K. M. 2012. Distribution and abundance of larval lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) in Stokes Bay, Lake Huron. Master’s thesis, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario. 47 + vi pp.

Harris, D. C., & Millerd, P. 2010. Food fish, commercial fish, and fish to support a moderate livelihood: Characterizing Aboriginal and Treaty rights to Canadian fisheries. Arctic Review on Law and Politics 1: 82-107.

Muir, A. M., Ebener, M. P., He, J. X., & Johnson, J. E. 2008. A comparison of the scale and otolith methods of age estimation for lake whitefish in Lake Huron. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 28(3): 625-635.

Harford, W., Latremouille, D., & Crawford, S. 2007. A Bayesian stock assessment of lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) in Lake Huron and evaluation of total allowable catch options for 2007 Saugeen Ojibway Nations commercial harvest. 61 pp.

Crawford, S. 2006. Effects of the Species at Risk Act (SARA) on First Nations’ fisheries. 132 pp.

Harford, W., Crawford, S., & Coppaway, C. W. 2006 Saugeen Ojibway Nations commercial harvest TACs for lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) in Lake Huron. 124 pp.

Crawford, S., Matchett, S., & Reid, K. 2005. Decision analysis/adaptive management (DAAM) for Great Lakes fisheries: A general review and proposal. Discussion paper presented at IAGLR (International Association for Great Lakes Research) 2005, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. 56 pp.

Koenig, E. C. 2005. Cultures and ecologies: A native fishing conflict on the Saugeen-Bruce Peninsula. University of Toronto Press.

Akiwenzie, R. & Roote, R. 2004. Jumping to conclusions: GLFC, conflict of interest and the problem of stocking exotic salmon in the Great Lakes. Discussion Paper. IAGLR (International Association for Great Lakes Research) 2004, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON.

Muir, A. M. 2004. Some aspects of bloater cisco (Coregonus hoyi) ecology: Winter habitat selection in the waters surrounding the Bruce Peninsula, Georgian Bay. 33pp.

Crawford, S. 2003. Key uncertainties regarding 2003 TAC determination for lake whitefish fisheries of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation territories in Lake Huron. 29 pp.


Crawford, S., Muir, A. M., & McCann, K. 2003. Saugeen Ojibway commercial harvest TACs for lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) in Lake Huron. 119 pp.


Muir, A. M., & DenHaas, T. C. 2003. Manual of standard methods for the Chippewas of Nawash calcified structure analysis facility. 51 pp.


Thorburn, M., & Berti, P. 2002. Is the community exposed to radioactive chemicals and other contaminants from eating locally harvested fish? A community guide to understanding the results of the Nawash FISHES Study. 15 pp.

Crawford, S. 2001. Salmonine introductions to the Laurentian Great Lakes: An historical review and evaluation of ecological effects. NRC Research Press.

Crawford, S., Muir, A. M., & McCann, K. 2001. Ecological basis for recommendation of 2001 Saugeen Ojibway commercial harvest TAC’s for lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) in Lake Huron. 151 pp.

Muir, A. M., & Crawford, S. 2001. Standard Operational Procedures for the Chippewas of Nawash Commercial Fisheries Assessment Program. 50 pp.

Muir, A. M. 2001. Standard methods for the Chippewas of Nawash Commercial Fisheries Assessment Program database and data quality management. 22 pp.

Muir, A. M., & Crawford, S. 2001. Putting the experiment into experimental gillnets. 46 pp.

Koenig, E. 2000. Native fishing conflicts on the Saugeen-Bruce Peninsula: Perspectives on resources relations past and present. Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. 327 + xiii pp.

Morito, B. 1999. The rule of law and Aboriginal Rights: The case of the Chippewas of Nawash. Canadian Journal of Native Studies 19(2): 263-288.

Rollins, K., & Ivy, M. P. 1998. The Chippewas of Nawash First Nation commercial fishery: An economic analysis. 52 pp.

Blair, P. J. 1997. Solemn promises and solum rights: The Saugeen Ojibway fishing grounds and R. v. Jones and Nadjiwon. Ottawa Law Review 28: 125-143.

Burrows, J. 1997. Living between water and rocks: First Nations, Environmental Planning and Democracy. The University of Toronto Law Journal 47(4): 417-468.

Johnston, D. 1997. Aboriginal rights and the constitution: A story within a story? In: Magnusson, D. N., & Soberman, D. A. (Eds.). Canadian Constitutional Dilemmas Revisited Canadian Constitutional Dilemmas Revisited: 131-146. Kingston: Institute of Intergovernmental Relations.

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