Publications


Our publications appear in academic journals, technical reports, and a variety of other venues, with the goal of engaging and communicating with a wide audience.

 


Journal Articles 

Spoon, Jeremy, Drew Gerkey, Ram B. Chherti, Alisa Rai, Umesh Basnet, and Chelsea E. Hunter. (2021) Understanding short-term household recoveries from the 2015 Nepal earthquakes: Lessons learned and recommendations. Progress in Disaster Science. 10. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2590061721000296?via%3Dihub 

Spoon, Jeremy, Chelsea Hunter, Ram B. Chhetri, Alisa Rai, Umesh Basnet, and Anudeep Dewan. (2020). Anatomy of Disaster Recoveries: Tangible and Intangible Short-Term Recovery Dynamics Following the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes. International Journal for Disaster Risk Reduction. 51. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212420920313819

Spoon, Jeremy, Drew Gerkey, Ram B. Chhetri, Alisa Rai, and Umesh Basnet. (2020).. Navigating Multidimensional Household Recoveries Following the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes. World Development. 135. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305750X20301674

Barcalow, Kate Monti and Jeremy Spoon (2018). Traditional Cultural Properties or Places, Consultation, and the Restoration of Native American Relationships with Aboriginal Lands in the Western United States. Human Organization 77 (4): 291-301.

Spoon, Jeremy, Richard Arnold, Brian Lefler and Christopher Milton. (2015). Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute), Shifting Fire Regimes, and the Carpenter One Fire in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, Nevada. Journal of Ethnobiology 35(1): 85-110.

Spoon, Jeremy. (2014). Everyday Buddhism and Environmental Decisions in the World’s Highest Ecosystem. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 8(4): 429-459.

Spoon, Jeremy. (2014). Quantitative, Qualitative, and Collaborative Methods: Approaching Indigenous Ecological Knowledge Heterogeneity. Ecology and Society 19(3): 33. http://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1058&context=anth_fac

Spoon, Jeremy and Richard Arnold. (2012). Collaborative Research and Co-Learning: Integrating Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute) Ecological Knowledge and Spirituality to Revitalize a Fragmented Land. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 6(4): 477-500.

Spoon, Jeremy. (2011). The Heterogeneity of Khumbu Sherpa Ecological Knowledge and Understanding in Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal. Human Ecology 39(5): 657-72.

Spoon, Jeremy. (2011). Tourism, Persistence, and Change: Sherpa Spirituality and Place in Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal. Journal of Ecological Anthropology. 15(1):41-57. http://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1000&context=anth_fac

Spoon, Jeremy. (2007). “The ‘Visions of Pele’ Competition and Exhibit at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. CRM: The Journal of Heritage Stewardship 4(1): 72-74. http://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1008&context=anth_fac.


Books

Verschuuren, Bas; Mallarach, Josep-Maria; Bernbaum, Edwin; Spoon, Jeremy; Brown, Steve; Borde, Radhika; Brown, Jessica; Calamia, Mark; Mitchell, Nora; Infield, Mark; Lee, Emma; Groves, Craig. (2021). Cultural and spiritual significance of nature: Guidance for protected and conserved area governance and management.  Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. https://portals.iucn.org/library/node/49268


Book Chapters

Spoon, Jeremy. (2013). Different Ways of Knowing, Shared Goals: Applied Sustainability Projects in the Himalayas and Great Basin. In J. Dillard, V. Dujon and E. Brennan eds. Social Sustainability: A Multilevel Approach to Social Inclusion. London: Routledge. Pp. 211-232.

Spoon, Jeremy. (2013). From Yaks to Tourists: Sherpa Livelihood Adaptations in Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal. In L. Lozny ed. Continuity and Change in Cultural Mountain Adaptations: From Prehistory to Contemporary Threats. New York: Springer. Pp. 319-340.

Spoon, Jeremy. (2010). Tourism Meets the Sacred: Khumbu Sherpa Place-Based Spiritual Values in Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal. In Sacred Natural Sites. J. McNeely, B. Verschuuren, and R. Wild eds. London: Earthscan.

Ticktin, Tamara and Jeremy Spoon. (2010). Ethnobiology and Conservation. In Ethnobiology (J.R. Stepp, Ed.), Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS). Developed under the auspices of the UNESCO. Oxford, UK: EOLSS Publishers. http://www.eolss.net

Spoon, Jeremy and Lhakpa Norbu Sherpa.(2008). Beyul Khumbu: The Sherpa and Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal. In Protected Landscapes and Cultural and Spiritual Values. J.M. Mallarach, ed. Pp. 68-79. Geneva: The World Conservation (IUCN). http://data.iucn.org/dbtw-wpd/edocs/2008-055.pdf.

Spoon, Jeremy. (2008). Sherpa Ecological Knowledge in Sagarmatha National Park and Buffer Zone. In Water Tower of Asia: Experiences in Wetland Conservation in Nepal. B.B. Bhandari, S.O. Suh and S.H. Wo, eds. Pp. 47-53. Changwon: Gyeongnam Ramsar Environmental Foundation, South Korea.


Photo Blogs and Online Case Studies

Spoon, Jeremy. (2017). Life After the Nepal Quakes: Inequality, Rapid Change and Slow Progress. Exposure. The Mountain Institute. https://tmi.exposure.co/life-after-the-nepal-quakes

Spoon, Jeremy. (2016). One Year After the Nepal Quakes: Resilience and Uncertainty as Remote Mountains Villages Rebuild. Exposure. The Mountain Institute. https://tmi.exposure.co/one-year-after-the-nepal-quake?more=true

Spoon, Jeremy and Richard Arnold. (2016). Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute) Ancestral Territory, Spring Mountains National Recreation Area and Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Nevada, USA. Online Case Study. World Conservation Union’s (IUCN) Best Practice Guidelines: Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature in Protected Area Management and Governance. http://csvpa.org/library/nuwuvi-ancestral-territory/#1466988272395-15918ac2-ea14


Reports

Spoon, Jeremy, Brittany Kruger, Richard Arnold, Kate Barcalow, and the Tribal Revegetation Committee. 2021. Tribal Revegetation Project: Final Project Report; 92-Acre Area, Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Complex; Nevada National Security Site, Nevada. Desert Research Institute and Portland State University. 95 Pages. 

Spoon, Jeremy, Brittany Kruger, Richard Arnold, Kate Barcalow, and the Tribal Revegetation Committee. 2020. Tribal Revegetation Project: Final Report. Desert Research Institute and Portland State University. 86 Pages.

Rosenkranz, Leah, Jeremy Spoon, and Doug Deur. 2020. The Intersectionality of History and Memory at Heritage Sites and Cultural Centers in the Pacific Northwest and Hawai’i. Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Portland State University. 158 Pages.

Kruger, Brittany and Jeremy Spoon. 2019. Tribal Revegetation Project FY19 Annual Report. Desert Research Institute and Portland State University. 24 Pages.

Spoon, Jeremy and Kate Barcalow. 2019. Meeting Summary: Annual Tribal Update Meeting, Consolidated Group of Tribes and Organizations. Nevada National Security Site, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy. Portland State University and Desert Research Institute. 50 Pages.

Spoon, Jeremy, Richard Arnold, Kate Barcalow and Nuwuvi Working Group. 2018. Nuwuvi Working Group Comments, Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Lee Canyon Ski Area, Master Development Plan Phase 1. The Mountain Institute. 30 Pages.

Clifford, Michael and Jeremy Spoon. 2018. Tribal Revegetation Project FY18 Annual Report. Desert Research Institute and Portland State University. 24 Pages.

Geggus, Yarrow and Jeremy Spoon. 2018. History, Ecology, Restoration, and Management of Natural Springs in the Desert National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada. Portland State University and The Mountain Institute. 158 Pages.

Spoon, Jeremy and Kate Barcalow. 2018. Meeting Summary: Annual Tribal Update Meeting Consolidated Group of Tribes and Organizations. Nevada National Security Site, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy. Portland State University and Desert Research Institute. 120 Pages.

Spoon, Jeremy and Kate Barcalow. 2017. Fieldwork Plan, Tribal Revegetation Project, Corrective Action Unit 110, Radioactive Waste Management Complex, Portland State University and Desert Research Institute. 55 Pages.

Spoon, Jeremy and Kate Barcalow. 2016. Phase 1 Summary Report, Tribal Revegetation Project, Corrective Action Unit 110, Radioactive Waste Management Complex. Portland State University and Desert Research Institute. 40 Pages. 

Spoon, Jeremy and Kate Barcalow. 2016. Meeting Summary: Annual Tribal Update Meeting, Consolidated Group of Tribes and Organizations. Nevada National Security Site, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy. Portland State University and Desert Research Institute. 130 Pages.

Spoon, Jeremy, Josh Melham and Richard Arnold. (2015). Interpretive and Public Use Site Plan for the Black Canyon Archaeological District, Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Nevada. The Mountain Institute, Portland State University and Alta Planning and Design. 86 Pages.

Spoon, Jeremy, Richard Arnold and the Nuwuvi Working Group. (2014). The Voices of the Rocks Sing Through Us: Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute) and Black Canyon. The Mountain Institute and Portland State University. 85 Pages.

Spoon, Jeremy, Richard Arnold, Brian Lefler, Kendra Wendel, the Nuwuvi Working Group, the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. (2013). Collaborative Resource Stewardship Plan: Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute), the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area and the Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The Mountain Institute and Portland State University. 131 Pages.

Spoon, Jeremy, Richard Arnold, and the Nuwuvi Working Group (2012). Our Gathering Place: Newe (Western Shoshone), Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute) and the Ash Meadows Landscape. Portland: The Mountain Institute and Portland State University. 102 Pages.

Spoon, Jeremy, Richard Arnold, Karla Hambelton, and the Nuwuvi Working Group. (2012). Consultation Handbook: Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute), the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area and the Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Portland: The Mountain Institute and Portland State University. 69 Pages.

Spoon, Jeremy, Richard Arnold and the Nuwuvi Working Group. (2012). Nuwu-Vots (Our Footprints): Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute) and the Pahranagat Valley. Portland: The Mountain Institute and Portland State University. 80 Pages.

Spoon, Jeremy, Richard Arnold and the Nuwuvi Working Group. (2011). Nuwu Kanee, Nuwu Tooveenup (Our Home, Our Story): Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute) and the Spring Mountains. Portland: The Mountain Institute and Portland State University. 80 Pages.

Spoon, Jeremy and Richard Arnold. (2009). Nuwuvi Participatory Consultation Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) Middle Kyle Complex, Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada. Portland: The Mountain Institute and Portland State University. 45 Pages.

Daconto, Giuseppe, Lhakpa Norbu Sherpa, and Jeremy Spoon (2008). Exploring the future: Analysis of Future Scenarios for Tourism Development in Sagarmatha National Park and Buffer Zone. Kathmandu: The World Conservation Union (IUCN), Nepal. 22 Pages.

Spoon, Jeremy and Emanuele Cuccillato. (2007). Conceptual and methodological framework: Hindu-Kush-Karakorum-Himalaya Partnership Project. Kathmandu: The World Conservation Union (IUCN), Nepal. 39 Pages.

Cuccillato, Emanuel, Jeremy Spoon, Marcello Basini, Guiseppe Daconto, and Birendra Bajracharya. (2007). Decision Support Toolbox Design: Participatory and Computer Based Components, Hindu-Kush-Karakorum-Himalaya Partnership Project. Kathmandu: The World Conservation Union (IUCN), Nepal. 51 Pages.