3 record(s) found for principle investigator "Oakes, Jill" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Domestic Economy on Baffin Island
Principal Investigator: Oakes, Jill
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: This study is community-based: the researchers will work with the Baffin communities in order that the study meets the needs of each community as well as the region. The work will identify the formal and informal economic contributions Inuit women make. It will also help interested women establish sewing centres and develop marketing strategies. Both Elders and young women will be interviewed t...


Factors Influencing Skin Boot Production in Spence Bay, Pelly Bay, Paulatuk and Aklavik
Principal Investigator: Oakes, Jill
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1989
Summary: Inuvialuit and Netsilik Inuit will be interviewed in their homes, sewing igloos and sewing clubs. The research assistants will participate in all skin preparation and clothing production phases of boot production. Photographs, sketches, and notes will be used to record techniques and variations in socio-cultural-physical environments....


Bird Skin Clothing Project
Principal Investigator: Oakes, Jill
Licenced Year(s): 1989
Summary: Ms. Oakes will document bird skin clothing production in Sanikiluaq. The information will include skin selection, skin preparation, pattern development, garment construction and maintenance of eider duck parkas. The clothing and artifacts will be assembled in an exhibition which will include a booklet (English and Inuktitut) and a short video film.The show will travel to schools and museums i...


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