Principal Investigator:Peplinski, Lynn Licenced Year(s):
Students at Inuksuk High School, as part of their Inuktitut curriculum work, will conduct interviews with local elders at the Iqaluit Research Centre. Interviews will be transcribed into syllabic script by the students under the supervision of their teacher Shuvinai Mike. Interviews will be subsequently translated into English. Information will be publicly accessible and stored at the Iqaluit Res...
Principal Investigator:Moss, Siobhan Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will examine the influences of first language characteristics on a second language and see whether the acquisition of English as a second language progresses in the same manner as acquisition of English as a first language....
Principal Investigator:Nowak, Elke Licenced Year(s):
The Researcher will conduct purely grammatical research by gathering information on the social and political situation of Inuktitut: what changes and/or developments have taken place during the last four years? What is the situation in schools like, what kind of teaching material is available? What is the attitude of young people (under 30 years) toward the language?...
Principal Investigator:Berge, Anna Licenced Year(s):
The Researcher will use informants to collect data on Inuktitut language. The data will be used for the completion of the material for the Inuktitut syntax course and as the basis of the analysis of Inuktitut sentence structure and the development of syntactic theory....
Principal Investigator:Pater, Joseph Licenced Year(s):
The Researcher will investigate how the cultural background of Native speakers of Inuktitut influences their use of the English language....
Principal Investigator:Blaisel, Xavier Licenced Year(s):
The Researcher will study customary rituals from Inuit. Specific work will focus on understanding historic Inuit roles and behaviors surrounding the birth of children with the co-operation of the Iqaluit Elders Society....
Principal Investigator:Ireland, Jeanette Licenced Year(s):
Jeanette Ireland will continue collecting oral Inuit stories from elders of various eastern Arctic communities and written Inuit textbooks. The researcher hopes to improve approaches to the study of Inuktitut texts, oral and written, as literature representative of Inuit perceptions of world issues and social interaction....
Principal Investigator:Tigullaraq, Elijah Licenced Year(s):
Elijah Tigullaraq and Ooloota Maatiusi will be interviewing children in Igloolik aged 2 to 5 to study Inuktitut morphemes. They will read wordless story books to the children and will get them to tell the story again in their own words. They will also have the children draw pictures and talk about their drawings. All conversations will be in Inuktitut. All parents will be given a consent form to ...
Principal Investigator:Randa, Vladimir Licenced Year(s):19921990
Mr. Randa is returning from France to collect more information on the Inuktitut words for different animals around Igloolik. He will also be asking hunters and trappers how they recognize different animals and what they know about the lives of these animals....