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Gwich'in moss houses and winter berries as climate change adaptations
Principal Investigator: Mackin, Nancy P
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1) Learn how northern peoples can continue to adapt to changing climates by applying Elders’ knowledge e.g. healthy seasonal harvests and moss-insulated shelters. 2) Engage First Nations young people in traditional practices such as moss houses reconstruction so the practices shared by Elders can foster climate adaptation well into the future. 3) Bui...


Impacts from climate change on berry productivity in the Canadian Arctic: Integrating community participation with science
Principal Investigator: Henry, Greg H R
Licenced Year(s): 2013 2012
Summary: The main objective of the Berry Project is to establish a long-term community-based monitoring program in arctic communities using culturally important berry species as indicators of climate change. The project’s main objectives for the Daring Lake Tundra Science Camp are to bring awareness to the effects of climate change and to expand environmental stewardship. These goals can be achieved by del...


Social-Economical Indicators for Community Based Monitoring and Resource Management
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2004 2003
Summary: This project involves working with the Gwich'in Renewable Resources Board, the Tetlit Gwich'in Renewable Resources Committee and elders/harvesters from Fort McPherson to document traditional indicators and methods for community-based monitoring. The main focus of the project in on berries and berry-harvesting. Specific goals include: identifying signs and symbols traditionally used by the Gwich'in...


Developing Sustainable Non-timber Forest Product Business Opportunities in the GSA
Principal Investigator: Boxall, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 2001 2000
Summary: The distribution and abundance of some potential non-timber forest products (berries) will be assessed based on the results of community interviews and field studies. The number of berries in various forest stands in the Gwich'in Settlement Area will be quantified. No berries will be picked. Berries will be quantified by counting by hand. Sites for berry counting will be accessed by boat or road....


Licence #4063
Principal Investigator: Smith, Shirleen
Licenced Year(s): 1984
Summary: To study the use of subsistence products. This will involve accompanying people in the bush, for example on spring hunt, as well as interviewing people in the community....


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