34 record(s) found in the location "N'dilo" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Health Effects Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Chan, Laurie H. M.
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The Health Effects Monitoring Program is a human biomonitoring study aimed to assess the exposure and health impact of arsenic and other contaminants on the human population of Yellowknife, Ndilo and Dettah in the Northwest Territories, as part of the Giant Mine Remediation Project. The overall objective of the program is to establish current or baseline levels of arsenic exposure among residen...


Developing YKDFN Youth-Led Health Messaging Programs with Communities
Principal Investigator: Lines, Laurie-Ann
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The main goal of this research is to understand Yellowknife Dene First Nation (YKDFN) youth’s and community views on health, community strengths, and appropriate communication and message development activities to develop a suitable youth-led health messaging intervention. Capturing views on community strengths will allow the research project to be created from an asset-based point of reference an...


The Verb System of Tetsot'ine Yatie (Yellowknife): Lutselk'e, Dettah, and Ndilo dialects
Principal Investigator: Jaker, Alessandro M
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016
Summary: The goal of this project is to better understand the verb system of the Chipewyan dialects native to the area north and east of Great Slave Lake--these dialects are the most different from all other Chipewyan (Dene Suline) dialects, and are referred to (by many speakers) as Tetsot'ine Yatie. These dialects are unique in having lost many intervocalic consonants that are still pronounced in the sout...


Health Perceptions of Dene First Nations Youth in a Community Context
Principal Investigator: Lines, Laurie-Ann
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The main objective of this research is to understand Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN) youths’ perceptions of health meaning and agency within their community, environment, and in future health research, contextualized by community members. Capturing a relevant and appropriate understanding of health meaning and current issues will lead to more effective health programming in these communitie...


Wolverine (Gulo gulo) conservation and perceptions by local populations: Case studies in Quebec and the Northwest Territories, Canada
Principal Investigator: BONAMY, MORGANE MB
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2014
Summary: This PhD project aims at studying the biogeography, the ecology, and the human-animal relationships of wolverines (Gulo gulo) across Canada in two study sites: NWT and Quebec. The collected biogeographical, ecological and ethno-biological data will provide a detailed knowledge of wolverines’ ecological and socio-cultural status across Canada, which is critical for the elaboration of future conserv...


SOS-Summer of Smoke: A mixed-methods research examination of the health effects of a record wildfire season in Canada's Northwest Territories.
Principal Investigator: Howard, Courtney G
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: The overall objective for this research is to better understand people's experiences of the "summer of Smoke" in the North Slave region. This project will use digital storytelling methods to understand people's experiences during the summer of 2014 and data about respiratory health collected from health clinics, the ER, and pharmacies over the same time period. This community-based, participatory ...


Climate Change and Our Lands in Film: A N'dilo Youth Community Wellness Project
Principal Investigator: MacKenzie, Jessie C
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: Short-Term Objectives 1: To verify the risks of climate change to the health and wellbeing of the community of N'dilo for the purpose of building adaptive capacity while fostering good working relationships between partners to produce a professional documentary. 2: To empower students to recognize their perspectives have a valid place in public dialogues on climate change impacts on First Na...


Yellowknives Dene Astronomy and Sky-Related Knowledge
Principal Investigator: Holton, Gary
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The research objective is to document Yellowknife’s Dene astronomy and sky-related knowledge. Results will appear in the researcher’s Ph.D. dissertation on Northern Dene astronomy and may be published in a book on the same topic at a later date. Educational materials (such as a Wii`lii`deh and Tetso?´t’ine´ star chart) will also be produced for participating communities. The researcher will pr...


Risk Communication and Trust in Decision-Maker Action: Lessons from First Nations, Inuit and Métis Case Studies in Canada
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013
Summary: This project seeks to develop better understanding of the roles that risk communication has played in influencing individual and social trust in decision-maker action on key public health issues involving Canadian Aboriginal peoples. Overall objectives of this study are: 1. to develop a common evaluative structure for assessing the impact of risk communication activities on First Nations/Inuit/Me...


Engaging Aboriginal Youth in Tobacco Prevention Using Social Media
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013 2012
Summary: This research will explore if a social media intervention developed by Aboriginal youth (specifically videos to be available through YouTube) using a participatory approach can be an effective means for encouraging smoking prevention and/or cessation amongst youth and others in Aboriginal communities. However, because it is grounded in the tenets of participatory research, the scope and potential ...


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