Andrea Proctor


PhD (Anthropology), Memorial University, 2012Master of Natural Resources Management, University of Manitoba, 199B.A (Hons.) (Anthropology and English), University of Toronto, 1997

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Research interests:

Decolonization; Indigenous self-governance; residential schools; natural resource conflicts; Indigenous-settler collaborative research and writing; settler colonialism; settler narratives; Labrador



Brice-Bennett, Carol, revised by Andrea Procter and Lena Onalik. (Forthcoming in 2023). Avanimiut: A History of Inuit Independence in Northern Labrador. St. John’s: Memorial University Press.

Cochrane, Candace, Andrea Procter, and the Nunatsiavut Creative Group. 2022. TautukKonik / Looking Back: Piusigilauttavut Labradoriup Taggâni, 1969-1986 / A Portrait of Inuit life in northern Labrador, 1969-1986. St. John’s: Memorial University Press.

Procter, Andrea. 2020. A Long Journey: Residential Schools in Labrador and Newfoundland. St. John's: Memorial University Press.

Natcher, David, Larry Felt, and Andrea Procter, eds. 2012. Settlement, Subsistence, and Change among the Labrador Inuit: The Nunatsiavummiut experience. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press.

Articles (selected):

Procter, Andrea. 2020. Elsewhere and Otherwise: Indigeneity and the Politics of Exclusion in Labrador's Extractive Resource Governance. The Extractive Industries and Society 7(4): 1292-1300.

Procter, Andrea. 2016. Uranium and the Boundaries of Indigeneity in Nunatsiavut, Labrador. The Extractive Industries and Society 3(2): 288-296.

Book chapters (selected):

Procter, Andrea, Peggy Andersen, Beverly Hunter, and Tracy-Ann Evans-Rice. 2021. Atsunai (“Be Strong”): Inuit Women’s Leadership in Labrador. In The Inuit World, ed. Pamela Stern. London: Routledge. Pp. 359-374.

Procter, Andrea, Beverly Hunter, and Charlotte Wolfrey. 2020. Inuit Women's Leadership: A Nunatsiavut-based Narrative. In Voices of Inuit Leadership and Self-Determination in Canada, ed. Dave Lough. St. John's: ISER Books. Pp. 61-90.

Procter, Andrea. 2015. Uranium, Inuit Rights, and Emergent Neoliberalism in Labrador, 1956 – 2012. In Mining and Communities in Northern Canada (Canadian History and Environment Series), ed. John Sandlos and Arn Keeling. Calgary: University of Calgary Press. Pp. 233-258.

Procter, Andrea and Keith Chaulk. 2013. Our Beautiful Land: The Challenge of Nunatsiavut Land-Use Planning. In Reclaiming Indigenous Planning, ed. Ryan Walker, Ted Jojola, and David Natcher. Montreal: McGill- Queen’s Press. Pp. 436-453.

Procter, Andrea. 2005. Power relations and the construction of traditional ecological knowledge in the Canadian North. In Cracks in the Ice: Current Arctic Anthropological Research (Bruchlinien im Eis. Aktuelle Beiträge zur Ethnologie des zirkumpolaren Nordens), ed. S. Bauer, S. Donecker, A. Ehrenfried, and M. Hirnsperger. Vienna: LIT Verlag (in German).

Procter, Andrea. 2000. Traditional ecological knowledge: A critical discourse analysis. In Aboriginal Health, Identity and Resources, ed. J. Oakes, R. Riewe, S. Koolage, L. Simpson and N. Schuster. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press.