11 record(s) found with the tag "aboriginal youth" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Understanding syndemics and HIV/STI vulnerability among Northern Indigenous youth in Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objectives of this research are to: 1. explore the experiences and conceptualizations of social contexts and norms of teen dating and teen dating violence, gender norms, and resilience, with Indigenous and Northern youth in the NWT; 2. examine resilience and cultural connectedness as protective factors that reduce the likelihood of experiencing substance use, mental health issues and human i...

Aboriginal Youth Stories of Culture, Identity, Community & Place: A Rural/Urban Educational Youth Exchange through Performing Arts & Technology
Principal Investigator: Conrad, Diane H
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The aim of the study is to initiate a creative exchange amongst youth in 4 Aboriginal communities (Fort Good Hope, NWT; Pangnirtung, Nunavut; Kainai Reserve, Southern Alberta, amiskwaciy Academy, Edmonton, Alberta) through performing arts, storytelling and technology. Through consultation with the communities regarding the study's design and objectives, and collaboration between Aboriginal and non...

Engaging Aboriginal Youth in Tobacco Prevention Using Social Media
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013 2012
Summary: This research explores if a social media intervention developed by Aboriginal youth (specifically videos to be available through YouTube) using a participatory approach can be an effective means for encouraging smoking prevention and/or cessation amongst youth and others in Aboriginal communities. However, because it is grounded in the tenets of participatory research, the scope and potential impa...

Aboriginal Youth Involvement in a Youth-driven Program: A Narrative Exploration of the Process and Impact of Engagement
Principal Investigator: Callingham, Christina M
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The proposed study aims to explore the following research question: “What narratives emerge, and are co-constructed, when exploring the experience of Aboriginal youth who engage in youth development programs aimed at fostering youth engagement?” Using the Centre of Excellence for Youth Engagement model for youth engagement as a conceptual framework, this study will specifically inquire how Aborig...

"Developing" Aboriginal Youth?: An Examination of the NWT Aquatics Program
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: This research project engages with the GNWT and the NWT Recreation and Parks Association, and thus members of the NWT public. The researchers will be conducting archival research of publically-available documents held by each organization. The goal of the research project is to better understand the ways in which sport and recreation programming can better meet northerners' (and especially Aborig...

A Performance Measurement Framework for Closing the Aboriginal Student Achievement Gap in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Martin, Marissa
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This study will focus on the following: 1) The development of a formal performance measurement framework focused on the Closing the Aboriginal Student Achievement Gap Initiative. This framework will serve as a blueprint for program managers to use in measuring and reporting on the results and outcomes of this Initiative over its lifecycle. 2) The development of a supporting decision making logi...

SHARING OUR SUCCESS: Ten Case Studies in Aboriginal Schooling
Principal Investigator: Tolley, Charles (Chuck) H
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: The objectives are to determine the success factors at Chief Jimmy Bruneau School and to publish these in a final report that will provide evidence-based information and recommendations that other aboriginal schools could incorporate into improving education for aboriiginal students. The research will take place at Chief Jimmy Bruneau School in Bechoko. Interviews will take place with a variet...

The Diagnosis and Care of HIV Infection in Canadian Aboriginal Youth
Principal Investigator: Mill, Judy
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: Aboriginal youth are being recruited to complete a survey about HIV testing and care. This project has been guided by an Advisory Committee that includes representatives from Aboriginal youth, and First Nations, MÚtis, and Inuit communities and is being...

A Case Study of Grade Twelve Native Students in a Northwest Territories High School
Principal Investigator: Johns, Arlene E.
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993 1992 1991
Summary: The Researcher will continue a case study of native students to examine how some adjust and cope successfully while many of their peers reject the school system....

The Impact and Effects of Non-Native Teachers on Native Students in the North
Principal Investigator: Strong, Shelley
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Summary: The Researcher will investigate education in the urban culturally diverse setting of Yellowknife and compare it to the isolated predominantly Native community of Snowdrift. The relationship between teacher and student will be studied. Course curriculum and teaching methods will be examined to determine if they are relevant to native culture. Community residents will be contacted to discuss the edu...