Study of the Role of Arts and Crafts in Tourism and Economic Development

Regions: North Slave Region, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: social sciences, economics, tourism, art, northern arts

Principal Investigator: Stankiewicz, B.A. (1)
Licence Number: 11200
Organization: Department of Geography, University of Waterloo
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Issued: Jan 01, 1991
Project Team: Self

Objective(s): To study the role of arts and crafts in tourism and economic development, specifically, production, marketing and consumption.

Project Description: The Researcher will examine the production, marketing and consumption of Northern arts and crafts. Artisans and craftsmakers in Yellowknife, Iqaluit and Pangnirtung will be consulted. Markets for Northern arts and crafts (co-operatives, stores, art galleries) will be surveyed. Tourists in the North and other purchasers in the South will also be interviewed.