61 record(s) found with the tag "community engagement" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Understanding and addressing males' boating safety practices in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: There are three objectives for this research project: I) Understand Northwest Territories (NWT) resident male boaters’ behaviours and attitudes towards water safety. Given that rates of drowning are higher in the NWT, it would be dangerous to assume that male NWT residents have the same attitudes and behaviours concerning boat safety as their female and non-NWT resident counterparts. In particula...


Telling the story of diabetes care in Aboriginal communities: A proposal for a community-engaged research project in Fort Smith, NWT
Principal Investigator: Dutton, Jessica N
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: 1. to explore the third space that exists between western medical diabetes treatments and traditional Aboriginal healing to address what appears to be a false dichotomy presented in the literature on diabetes treatment in Aboriginal communities, 2. to develop a community-based, participatory program of research that will provide opportunities for comm...


Arctic Borderlands Ecological Knowledge Society: Community Based Ecological Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Crewe, Jodi
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2012 2011 2009 2008 2006
Summary: The Arctic Borderlands Ecological Knowledge Society (ABEKS) 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, a...


Community technology development and use in K'atl'odeeche First Nation
Principal Investigator: O'Donnell, Susan
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: This collaborative research project aims to study and document the development of the K’atl’odeeche First Nation (KFN) Community Network. It will introduce the history of technology development and use in KFN, including broader social, political, cultural, and economic contexts. The project focuses on KFN's community technology development initiatives, and specifically the KFN Community Network. I...


DREAM-GLOBAL: Planning and Implementing a Food Procurement Policy for Healthy Nutrition
Principal Investigator: Campbell, Norman
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The primary goal of the project is to introduce a healthier food program to Aklavik by working with community partners. The DREAM-GLOBAL research team, Aklavik Community Corporation, local health committee, as well as other partners will develop a plan to support programs and policies that will increase the awareness and availability of healthy foods and especially traditional foods, wherever poss...


Water and Social Well-being in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Carter, Blair
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: Four objectives guide this research: 1) to gain an understanding of the current water resource conditions (e.g., quality and quantity) and contextual circumstances (e.g., community culture, history, traditions) impacting local water use in the Deh Cho Region of the NWT; 2) to use a social well-being lens to unpack values that people associate with water resources in the Region; 3) to translate the...


Using Inuvialuit and Gwich'in observations to monitor environmental change in the Mackenzie Delta Region
Principal Investigator: Lantz, Trevor C.
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Summary: The objective of this research is to work with Inuvialuit and Gwich’in experts to document and share local observations of environmental conditions. Over time, this will build a record of observations, against which future changes can be compared. To document local observations this research will employ methods including participatory photo-mapping, participatory-video, web-based mapping, photo-el...


Rural and Northern Community Response to Intimate Partner Violence
Principal Investigator: Hampton, Mary
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Summary: This study will: 1. Integrate several sources of data to create an action plan that maps the socio-spatial problem of intimate partner Violence; 2. Create narratives describing community response in rural and northern areas of the Prairie Provinces and the NWT; and 3. Generate a grounded theory as a practical tool to create and sustain non-violent communities in these regions of Canada. The...


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...


The Limits of Sovereignty: Practices of Indigeneity among the Teetl'it Gwich'in
Principal Investigator: Alexie, Elaine D.
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The purpose of this research project is to gather information on practices of Indigeneity: the spiritual, physical, and cultural practices of the Teetl’it Gwich’in from the community of Fort McPherson. The researcher will be interviewing Teetl’it Gwich’in knowledge holders who can provide insight to the concept of Indigeneity and the significance it holds for them. A major focus of this project ...


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