572 record(s) found in the location "Inuvik" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Arctic Borderlands Ecological Knowledge Society - Community Based Monitoring
Principal Investigator: Ashthorn, Heather
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017 2017 2015 2013 2012 2011 2009 2008 2006
Summary: The goal of this project is to document local experiences of ecological change in the range of the porcupine caribou herd and share that knowledge for co-management. Community monitors will assist in each community and will be trained in Inuvik at the start of the monitoring season. Renewable Resource Council’s (RRCs) and Hunters and Trappers Committees (HTCs) are responsible for choosing a mon...


Northern Native Seed Development Field Trials
Principal Investigator: Trimble, Annika EV
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2006
Summary: The objective of this sub-project are: 1) to continue assessing the performance of native plants which were seeded and transplanted into field plots in 2006 and 2007; and, 2) to establish two new field plots at the Inuvik golf course with the same intent of monitoring native seed performance in a disturbed habitat. The research team intend to collect data regarding winter survival, seedling e...


Indigenous Knowledge in Protected Areas Management: Adaptation, Sustainability and Opportunities in the Circumpolar North.
Principal Investigator: Siivola, Delia C
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: Investigating this research problem will help develop more ethical practice in cooperative management by better pointing out the role of Indigenous knowledge in arrangements today, and promote better use of Indigenous knowledge for decision-making in the future. In addition to filling identified research gaps, the research questions will draw from, and align with, the Arctic Council self-identifie...


Metadata Driven by Indigenous Communities in Canada’s North: An Exploration
Principal Investigator: Farnel, Sharon
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The purpose of this project is to gain insight into what characterizes culturally appropriate metadata frameworks for digital libraries of cultural resources and what processes can be used for developing them. Specifically, the research team are seeking to better understand how Indigenous communities in northern Canada characterize culturally appropriate metadata frameworks for digital libraries o...


Digital Mapping of Inuvialuit Archaeology & Heritage
Principal Investigator: Hodgetts, Lisa M
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The project will solicit input from the Inuvialuit community on how best to structure the interactive digital map to create meaningful virtual representations of archaeological sites and associated heritage information. It will pose the following questions to a wide range of adult and high school aged community members: 1. What types of information should be displayed in the map? 2. Who are th...


Implications of Environmental Securitization on Sustainable Development of the Beaufort Sea Coastline
Principal Investigator: Barnes, Justin
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: This research project will attempt to determine if one of the Canadian federal government’s primary policy approaches to exert its authority over its Arctic territories and territorial waters has been to ‘securitize’ environmental issues that it perceives as vulnerabilities or risks to the state. Ultimately, the purpose of this research project is to determine the degree at which environmental sec...


PermASAR - Airborne SAR campaign on permafrost soils and boreal forests in the Canadian North-West
Principal Investigator: Hajnsek, Irena
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: Collection of microwave radar backscatter data of permafrost and boreal forest at wavelengths of 3cm (X-band), 6cm (C-band), 10cm (S-band) and 23cm (L-band). This process will capture two stable permafrost active layer states: thawed and frozen. The research team will derive information about permafrost (e.g. soil status, soil moisture) and about forest (e.g. structure, biomass) from collected dat...


Supporting Food Security in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region: Working with Communities to Integrate Participatory Methods, Tools and Knowledge
Principal Investigator: Wesche, Sonia D
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017 2016 2015
Summary: Building on the long-standing research collaboration, the research team will: 1) work with community Research Assistants to conduct a public engagement process in the six Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) communities; 2) identify and prioritize existing and desired community-based initiatives to support food security in terms of country food, market food and locally-produced food, recognizing the...


Challenging Norms: Exploring the materiality of gender in the Western Canadian Arctic
Principal Investigator: Goodwin, Rebecca L
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: This project will use ethnographic methods to document the relationships that descendant communities and heritage professionals have with gendered objects, both archaeological and modern. Historically, archaeologists have created and maintained a simplistic and binary understanding of gender in their documentation of Inuvialuit cultural history, without considering their own role in the creation o...


50+ and Elders Health Survey in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Sharma, Sangita
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: Indigenous seniors may face many challenges in accessing health care, and day-to-day living supports. These challenges may be isolation from health and community centers, unable to get to the centers to use the services available or they may not speak English. Seniors have a high risk of heart disease, diabetes, falls, as well as possible decline in memory and thinking skills. However, there is ve...


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