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Carrie Stoddart-Smith (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Whātua) is the Founder and Principal Indigenous Trade and Economies Consultant at OpinioNative, a consultancy based in New Zealand that she founded in January 2020, to honour indigenous knowledge by creating an environment that celebrates and liberates Indigenous voices globally. Carrie serves as a Member of New Zealand’s Ministerial Strategic Advisory Group on Trade and as a Technical Advisor to Ngā Toki Whakarururanga, a Māori collective that works to advance and protect Māori rights, interests, duties, and responsibilities in the trade space. In 2024, she will embark on her PhD researching Indigenous Trade.
Across the globe, over half the projects that extract minerals necessary for the green transition are located on or near Indigenous land. Carrie Stoddart-Smith and Bridget Donovan explore what this could mean for those populations.