13 record(s) found for principle investigator "Parlee, Brenda" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Tracking Change: Local and Traditional Knowledge in Watershed Governance
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The broad goal of the project is to create opportunities to collaboratively document and share local and traditional knowledge (LTK) about social-ecological change in the Mackenzie River Basin, Lower Mekong, and Lower Amazon Basins and determine its’ role in watershed governance. In 2016-17, the project will fund 8-10 community-based and collaborative research activities in the Mackenzie River Bas...


Global Citizens in the Arctic: Learning to live in the NWT, Yukon and Nunavut
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The main objective of this research is to explore adaptation to the resource-based northern economy by investigating how new residents (international immigrants) settle, live and use their local and global social networks to make a living within this economy. Narrative interviews and focus group conversations will be carried out with a cross section of new permanent residents and citizens from...


Global Citizens in the Arctic
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The research is aimed at learning more about the experiences of new Canadians (e.g., landed immigrants, temporary workers), who have moved to Inuvik and Yellowknife for employment. Specifically the researcher will ask questions about: a) perceptions of "a good life" in Inuvik and Yellowknife; b) perceptions of the benefits and challenges of the local economy; and c) the level of support and sha...


Community Perspectives on the Health of Caribou, Moose, and Deer Populations around Fort Good Hope
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010
Summary: The research is being funded by PrioNet Canada in an effort to understand the level of concern and knowledge in local communities about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and other wildlife related health issues. Even though there is no scientifically proven link between CWD in cervids and human health, the potential for CWD to spread to other species and a lack of understanding of how CWD is transmit...


Arctic Intergenerational Perspectives on the Future
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The aim of the project is to develop and administer an instrument to gather both quantitative and qualitative data linking health and environmental change (caribou population decline) in northern Aboriginal communities. The research aims to provide outputs of relevance to the communities and partner organizations including policy relevant outputs on the effects of caribou population change on the ...


Arctic Intergenerational Perspectives on the Future
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The aim of the project is to develop and administer an instrument to gather both quantitative and qualitative data linking health and environmental change (caribou population decline) in northern Aboriginal communities. The research aims to provide outputs of relevance to the communities and partner organizations including policy relevant outputs on the effects of caribou population change on the ...


Socio-Economic Perspectives on Changing Caribou Populations in Tuktoyaktuk
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The goal is to learn more about the socio-economic dimensions of changing caribou populations (Cape Bathurst, Bluenose West and Porcupine) in the Inuvialuit region including i) local perceptions of caribou population change; ii) impacts on livelihood and food security; iii) responses of individuals/households and communities. The work will aim to answer the following questions: 1) What role do...


Social Networks as a Livelihood Strategy among K’asho Got’ine Youth
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This research aims to explore the following questions: 1) What are the characteristics (composition, structure, relationships, transactions, and flexibility) of social networks associated with the sharing of caribou and moose in the community of Fort Good Hope? What role do youth play in those networks? 2) What role do these social networks play in the livelihoods of resident and non-resident...


Assessing Socio-Economic Tradeoffs: A Study on Sahtu Harvesting Patterns of the Northwest Territories Barren Ground Caribou Herds
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No. 904. The primary objectives of this research are: 1) to understand how factors such as caribou availability, wage economy opportunities, fuel prices, store-bought food prices, alternative country food availability, and income affect harvesting behaviour; 2) to explore to what extent other meat sources are used to replace c...


Social-Economical Indicators for Community Based Monitoring and Resource Management
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2004 2003
Summary: This project involves working with the Gwich'in Renewable Resources Board, the Tetlit Gwich'in Renewable Resources Committee and elders/harvesters from Fort McPherson to document traditional indicators and methods for community-based monitoring. The main focus of the project in on berries and berry-harvesting. Specific goals include: identifying signs and symbols traditionally used by the Gwich'in...


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