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Jason Paiement


  • THE TIGER AND THE TURBINE: Indigenous Rights and Resource Management A thesis submitted to McGill University in partial fulfilment of the requirements of the degree of PhD. February 2007. Montreal Canada. This thesis examines the connections between institutional and economic incentives and resource use and management decisions among the Naso indigenous people in Bocas del Toro, Panama.

Research Location

Naso Territory, Bocas del Toro, Panama.

Arial view of Naso region (Bocas del Toro, Panama) showing the proposed location of Bonyic hydroelectric dam.

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Map of Naso Comarca

Photo Gallery

Children with Panama flags

Naso boys and girl posing for pictures during National Independence Day celebrations. November 3, 2004. So´long, Bocas Del Toro. Panamá.

Naso girls on Independence day

Paiement, Jason

My research builds on knowledge of three thematic subfields of scholarship in anthropology; namely: