334 record(s) found in the location "Tuktoyaktuk" (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...


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...


Drivers and constraints of ecological change in the western Arctic
Principal Investigator: Lantz, Trevor C.
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The objectives of this research are: 1) to use remote sensing (Landsat, QuickBird, InSAR, Airphotos, UAVs, etc.) to document regional landscape change (tundra fire, infrastructure, saline flooding, slumps, subsidence, vegetation change, lake drainage / expansion, etc.); and, 2) to use field sampling and monitoring to determine the causes and impacts of regional changes in vegetation, and permafr...


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...


Beaufort Sea Coastal and Nearshore Geoscience Research 2018
Principal Investigator: Whalen, Dustin JR
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: Similar to 2017, the primary objective is to provide the means to improve the knowledge of physical conditions in the Arctic coastal zone in order to help government agencies, corporations and local residents understand mitigate and reduce the impacts of climate driven changes. This research has 3 targeted objectives: 1) to gain a better understanding of coastal permafrost; 2) to provide an update...


HBSC - Health Behaviour in School-aged Children
Principal Investigator: Pickett, William
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2005 2002
Summary: The study titled, Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC), is a cross-national research project conducted by the Social Program Evaluation Group (SPEG) at Queen’s University in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO Europe) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). The HBSC study aims to gain insight into, and increase understanding of, the health behaviours and attitud...


Project Jewel: Using Inuvialuit ways of Knowing to Understand How On-the-Land Programming Can Foster Wellness
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The objective of this project is to better understand how Project Jewel’s on-the-land programming offers culturally safe and trauma and violence informed programs that meet the self-identified needs of residents of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) as the community partner in this research project will be the owner of the data and control the research p...


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