7 record(s) found with the tag "community engagement" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Social-Ecological 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...


Understanding the Need for Novel Forms of Environmental Governance
Principal Investigator: Galbraith, Lindsay
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: This research is concerned with increasingly fractious relations between mining firms and local communities in Canada's hinterlands, and the systems of governance that aim to mediate these relations. More specifically, this research seeks to understand t...


Deh Cho First Nations Political Customs and Traditions
Principal Investigator: Irlbacher-Fox, Stephanie
Licenced Year(s): 2002 2001
Summary: The research will be conducted by the principal investigator and a researcher/translator. Research will take place between 1 August and 31 December, 2001, and will be conducted in Ft. Simpson and other Deh Cho communities, as decided by Deh Cho advisors and the research team. Information will be collected by interviewing Elders and others, individually or in groups, and through the use of works...


Development in the Coppermine River basin and Cumulative Effects Monitoring
Principal Investigator: Whitney, Candace
Licenced Year(s): 2000
Summary: The Coppermine River basin has significant mineral resources including diamonds as well as base and precious metals. In the early 1990s, the Slave Geological Province experienced a dramatic increase in mining activity when diamonds were discovered in the middle of the West Kitikmeot/Slave area at Lac de Gras. Northern ecological systems are particularly at risk to impacts of mining and other land...


Sustainability of Arctic Communities
Principal Investigator: Kruse, Jack
Licenced Year(s): 1999
Summary: Part A: "Possible Futures Model". Researchers have constructed models which project how force of change will affect communities in the future, based on local knowledge and research findings of previous studies. In 1998-99, the "Possible Futures Model" will be presented to people of Fort McPherson and Aklavik. The model allows users to consider the effects of changes that may occur in the next 40 ...


The Potential for FAS/FES Prevention in the Inuvik Community
Principal Investigator: Hainstock, Beverly
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: Data collection methods will include an Internet literature search, a review of materials from previous workshops, and a questionnaire for both professional persons and organizations and the general population. Information will be used to produce a plain language report and a pamphlet in Gwich'in, Inuvialuit and English. This information will be presented at a community meeting where possible pl...


Interaction of the Christian and Traditional Spirituality Among the Dene Nation.
Principal Investigator: Bedard, Joanne
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: This work will involve talking to Band leaders, Elders, members of the Dene Cultural Institute and others suggested by DCI staff. Method of data collection will be designed in co-operation with community members, facilitated through DCI. Observation of the annual leadership meeting at Hay River will be included as a snapshot of current Dene socio-political issues. Confidentiality will be maintai...


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