Principal Investigator:Edge, Lois E. Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this research project is to work with Deh Gah Elementary & Secondary School at Fort Providence, Northwest Territories to evaluate the Deh Gah School: On the Land Education initiative. A K-12 public school with a predominantly First Nations population, Deh Gah School is the only school in the NWT to operate on a year-round basis and offer extensive experiential land-based programs,...
Principal Investigator:Edge, Lois E. Licenced Year(s):20092008
Project objectives include visiting with Elderly Aboriginal women in Fort McPherson and Fort Smith to conduct interviews to learn about their experiences with bead work. A study of women's participation in bead work may help the researcher to better understand the importance of participating in traditional cultural activities to identity formation and individual health and well-being.