4 record(s) found for principle investigator "Ruttan, Lia" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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We had a good mind to do it: Oral Histories of Aboriginal Forest Firefighters, Ft. Smith (NT)
Principal Investigator: Ruttan, Lia
Licenced Year(s): 2019
Summary: The request for a research project to explore the experience, knowledge and methods of former Aboriginal forest firefighters, came from within the community - the community of identity as firefighters within the overall Aboriginal community in Ft. Smith, NT. This project is completing its second year after receiving an original research license and ethics review in February of 2017. It has progres...


"We had a good mind to do it": Oral Histories of Aboriginal Forest Firefighters, Ft. Smith (NT)
Principal Investigator: Ruttan, Lia
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The objective is to carry out research that records, preserves and shares the knowledge, values, experience and techniques used by former Aboriginal firefighters who worked on fire crews based out of Ft. Smith NT. They have years of accumulated experience fighting fire in the NWT, Wood Buffalo National Park and northern Alberta. The research team aim to carry out research by using Indigenous and c...


Integrating Elders Experience of Past, Present, and Future: Implications for Community Institutions
Principal Investigator: Ruttan, Lia
Licenced Year(s): 2003 2002
Summary: This project will explore and compare the views of community history held by historical, official and anthropological accounts with the experiences of community elders in this mixed community of Chipewyan, Cree, Metis, and non-aboriginal residents. Under...


For The Future: Parents Priorities For Their Children's Education In A Northern Community
Principal Investigator: Ruttan, Lia
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: The proposed study will examine differences in parents viewpoints related to their priorities for their childrens learning experience and educational goals. The reseacrcher will survey parents in Fort Smith, NT to determine what factors are important to them regarding their children's public education. Interviews will be conducted following identification of key issues emerging from the survey d...


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