Here are a few useful guides targeted specifically at mining affected communities.
Cultural Survival – Protecting Your Community Against Mining Companies and Other Extractive Industries: A Guide for Community Organisers
This guide from Cultural Survival describes aspects of the mining process, the dangers you and your community face when mining companies seek to operate in your community, and the many ways you can fight back. It is intended for use by regional/national leaders who can work with local community leaders to plan local actions, and who can also do work at the governmental, national, and international levels.
Tactical Technology Collective – Maps for Advocacy Toolkit
You can use this booklet as a guide to using maps in your advocacy work. The mapping process for advocacy is explained vividly through case studies, descriptions of procedures and methods, a review of data sources as well as a glossary of mapping terminology. Hosting a map on your website is demystified as the guide takes you through the process step by step. Examples of valuable data sources like YouTube, Facebook, Flickr, Socialight etc have been cited along with a brief outline of their mapping features.The fold-out offers an illustrative sketch of the inside story while the fold-in lists a swift and easy method to create a map.