6 record(s) found with the tag "First Nations" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Community technology development and use in K'atl'odeeche First Nation
Principal Investigator: O'Donnell, Susan
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: This collaborative research project aims to study and document the development of the K’atl’odeeche First Nation (KFN) Community Network. It will introduce the history of technology development and use in KFN, including broader social, political, cultural, and economic contexts. The project focuses on KFN's community technology development initiatives, and specifically the KFN Community Network. I...


The Genographic Project: Anthropological Genetic Analyses of Indigenous Human Populations of North America - South Slave and DehCho
Principal Investigator: Schurr, Theodore G
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010 2009
Summary: In this project, the ancestry and history of the Aboriginal populations of the NWT will be explored through the analysis of genetic diversity in these communities. Through this DNA analysis, the origin and diversity of these aboriginal people will be investigated and their relationship to other aboriginal peoples of Canada and Alaska will be assessed. Overall, this approach will generate new insi...


2005 Traditional Knowledge Studies in Fort Simpson
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: This project is a continuation of traditional knowledge (TK) studies in the Fort Simpson area, which were initiated in 2002 as part of the baseline studies and assessment for the Mackenzie Gas Project. In 2004, Nogha Geomatics was a subcontractor to the MGP and local researchers were hired to undertake study tasks. Since December 2004, project management in Fort Simpson has shifted to the Liidli...


2005 Traditional Knowledge Studies in Wrigley
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: Imperial Oil Resources Ltd., Aboriginal Pipeline Group, ConocoPhillips Canada (north) Ltd., Shell Canada Limited, and ExxonMobil Canada are continuing a series of baseline studies they have been working on since 2001. The researchers are combining local knowledge and technical/scientific research so they can assess impacts and develop environmental protection plans. The traditional knowledge stu...


Documenting Sustainable Initiatives in First Nations
Principal Investigator: Edward, Christine
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: The objectives of the research are: 1) to provide First Nations with examples of sustainable initiatives and the processes and conditions that resulted in (or hindered) the initiatives; 2) to provide First Nations that have initiatives with an opportunit...


The Genetic Basis of Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Pimstone, Simon Neil
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: This study is to determine the underlying cause of arthritis in the NWT. It will be done in two phases. Phase 1: Pilot study which will take approximately 2-5 days. A rheumatologist and a geneticist will travel to Fort Providence to set up a clinic for all patients in the community who have been treated previously for arthritis. On each patient, an examination, blood test and basic hip/lower back...


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