Principal Investigator:Reinfort, Breanne C Licenced Year(s):
The short-term objectives of this research project are to:
- bring forward indigenous perspectives on contaminants, contaminant research, and how research is communicated and made accessible to communities;
- discuss contaminants issues in the context of their applicability to the daily lives of community members, and in the broader context of local and scientific knowledge of climate variabilit...
Principal Investigator:Jardine, Cindy G. Licenced Year(s):
The overall research question is “Did the information provided to stakeholders (and other interested and affected parties) about the Giant Mine Remediation Plan allow them to equally and fairly participate in the consultation process?” Specific objectives of this research are:
1. To review available documents on the Giant Mine Remediation Plan, and assess these in terms of accessibility, content...
Principal Investigator:McLafferty, Carly A Licenced Year(s):
The goals of this research are to examine resource decision-making processes associated with proposals for the Mackenzie Gas Project. In particular, ways in which people in the Sahtu are engaged in consultation, environmental assessment, and public participation processes will be explored. The major objective of this research is to provide preliminary results of past research to communities and ...
Principal Investigator:Simmons, Deborah L Licenced Year(s):
The objectives for year one of this three year program is to work with community members to scope out whether and how the community would like to be involved in research related to abandoned mines. Some topics for discussion will be:
• Looking back on the Canada-Déline Uranium Table process and recommendations
• Giving guidance about how new research can benefit the community and create new know...
Principal Investigator:Land-Murphy, Brook Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this research project are to gain a greater understanding of the nature and scope of aboriginal participation in the JRP for the Mackenzie Gas Project, and of the factors that hindered or enabled individual aboriginal peoples of the northern Mackenzie Valley to participate in the environmental assessment for this project.
An archival search of government documents, industry st...
Principal Investigator:Svoboda, Michael Licenced Year(s):2015201220112009
The Arctic Borderlands Ecological Knowledge Coop uses both local and scientific knowledge to monitor and assess changes in an area that covers the range of the Porcupine Caribou Herd and nearby coastal and marine areas. Interviews with local experts are conducted annually by community researchers. Observations about fish, berries, caribou, unusual animal sightings, weather conditions, and other as...
Principal Investigator:Slowey, Gabrielle A Licenced Year(s):
The purpose of this research is to investigate community concerns, including what are they, how and why these concerns have changed over time, how they are reflected in land-claim agreements and may affect their future self-government agreement.
Other objectives are: To identify ways in which the state, in the past two decades, has created policies which may have proven beneficial and liberatin...
Principal Investigator:Pearce, Tristan D Licenced Year(s):
Planning for the dissemination of results in the community is being done in consultation with Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Inuvialuit Joint Secretariat, Inuvialuit Game Council, Uluhaktok Hunters and Trappers Committee and other community representatives. Researchers will work with the project’s two local research assistants and local interpreter to disseminate results in the community during the prop...
Principal Investigator:Martin, Sandy D Licenced Year(s):
The 2006 Traditional Knowledge Studies mark a continuation of Traditional Knowledge work initiated, as part of the Mackenzie Gas Project, with Katlodeeche First Nation in 2005. Local knowledge and technical/scientific research, in combination with a synthesis of existing technical information, is being used to develop a suitable knowledge base for planning, assessment of impacts and development of...
Principal Investigator:Patrick, Mark Licenced Year(s):
The Inuvialuit Final Agreement was signed over twenty years ago and affects much of what occurs in the Northwest Territories today. It was created to help the Inuvialuit in overcoming the adversity they faced in the past and to give them greater control over their own land. The Inuvialuit Final Agreement has changed many things in the Northwest Territories, including how non-natives and natives su...