Principal Investigator:Pearce, Tristan D Licenced Year(s):2014
To work in collaboration with community members to:
1. create a local research team that will guide project development, implementation, evaluation and monitoring’
2. identify and develop culturally acceptable ways to document, conserve and promote Inuit traditional knowledge (IK) to prevent, prepare for and manage the impacts of climate change on health (specifically targeting younger generatio...
Principal Investigator:Schurr, Theodore G Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Malazdrewicz, Valerie Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this research is to establish the oral health status of the average Inuk which will be directly comparable to the oral health status of the average Canadian.
The survey team, comprised of a dentist examiner(s) and clinic coordinator(s) will visit Tuktoyaktuk for approximately 2 weeks in length. Potential participants will be identified then randomly selected from the list. Pa...
Principal Investigator:Egeland, Grace M Licenced Year(s):2010
This licence was issued for the scientific research application #740.
The Inuit Health Survey was developed to better understand the factors contributing to Inuit health and the Inuit spirit of thriving in the face of changes. This health information has practical relevance and allows informed decisions to help minimize the negative consequences of the rapid transitions that continue to occur ...
Principal Investigator:Heffel Ponting, Heffel Ponting Licenced Year(s):
A qualitative design has been selected to obtain descriptions of Inuit culture. The people of Paulatuk have also expressed a desire to present data in their own words. Grounded theory method will be used for this research. Within this method, as data are...
Principal Investigator:Lenoir, Lenoir Licenced Year(s):
The information will work towards improving health status and health care delivery for First Nations and help their governments get a better long term picture of their community, region and country as the survey is carried out over 4 years. There are 3 a...
Principal Investigator:Brown, Thomas Licenced Year(s):1995
The researcher will explore how non-medical community based Inuit substance abuse treatment programs in Iqaluit and Kuujjuaq both promote and maintain recovery. The researcher will develop, test the feasibility of and translate an assessment instrument. This study will be the first stage of an ongoing research project. In the second stage of this research project, the researcher proposes to eva...
Principal Investigator:Manga, Louise Licenced Year(s):
To finish the study on the acquisition of specificity, I will conduct language games with children (ages 2.5, 3.5, 5, 8) with the help of a translator. Secondly, I will analyze structure and movement in Inuktituk by obtaining grammaticality judgements from native Inuktitut speakers. This would be primarily for simple sentences and sentences with embedded sentential complements....
Principal Investigator:Dorais, Louis-Jacques Licenced Year(s):
The research aims at understanding which language(s) are spoken by the Iqaluit and Lake Harbour residents in different circumstances of life: at school, at work, within their family, at the store, etc. The researchers also seek to understand how the use of a particular language when speaking to a particular person reflects cultural viewpoint. Also the researchers seek to understand how school chil...
Principal Investigator:Gombay, Nicole Licenced Year(s):
Traditional knowledge includes ecological information that is a profound body of information which is unique to its holders. To various governing bodies established under Nunavut, this knowledge could be both a source of information and a means for Inuit expression and self-determination. I will examine key features of this knowledge to identify issues of data ownership/control/access as well as...