60 record(s) found with the tag "community engagement" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Sahtu Settlement Harvest Study
Principal Investigator: Snortland, Judy
Licenced Year(s): 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1998
Summary: The Harvest Study is a 5 year, 5 community study being conducted in the Sahtu Settlement. Each month, in each community, a local interviewer recommended by the local Renewable Resource Council collects harvest information in their community using a brief face-to-face interview. All adult Sahtu Dene-Metis (16yrs +) and a select group of adult non-beneficiaries who provide for their Dene-Metis famil...

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 ...

Self-Empowered Community Teams
Principal Investigator: Scott, Ray
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: The research project will be carried out in four phases. Phase I will be a review of current literature regarding indicators of successful teams, stages of development in SECT and means by which organizations can support SECTs. Phase II will be to devise a questionnaire for participants to complete. The questionnaire will be given to groups of people and will rate present quality of work life. The...

Community Wellness in the Northwest Territories: Indicators and Social Policy
Principal Investigator: Gerein, H.J.
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: The purpose of this study is to draft, validate, and test a pilot instrument that results in an index of wellness or overall condition of each community in the Northwest Territories. This measurement and index of community condition are proposed as a new language to northern planning and policy setting. Using Canadian population and urban area performance levels and existing Government of the Nor...

Caribou Habitat Project and Placenames Habitat Project
Principal Investigator: Legat, Allice
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: Researchers will interview elders throughout the Dogrib region. Interviews will be taped, translated and transcribed. Data is collected using the participatory action research (PAR) method which ensures Dogrib ownership and direction of the project and provides researchers with research skills. Researchers are being trained in GIS/database installation. The project is being conducted under the ...

NOT ISSUED -Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Effect: Following of Northern Infants at Risk
Principal Investigator: Godel, John
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: This study was originally planned to be carried out in 1994 as a follow-up to the Northern Infant Nutrition Study (NINS) in the Inuvik Zone. Letters were sent to all communities at this time regarding this research. Communities should have now received a letter to indicate that this study is now being conducted in 1996/97. This study will involve the assessment of elementary school children with...

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...

Distance Education Strategy - Aurora College 1997-2000
Principal Investigator: Wade, Bill
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: The research involves collecting baseline data from previous and current distance education initiatives that the College has been engaged in and examining strategies employed by other educational organizations. In addition an needs assessment will be conducted in order to identify opportunities for program delivery via distance education technology....

Solvent Abuse Prevention Program
Principal Investigator: Sweeney, Sharon
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: Data collection includes questionnaires to businesses, schools and law enforcement and medical personnel within the Town of Inuvik. The questions will focus on community organizations and agencies knowledge of solvent abuse in the community. Once the information is gathered, an evaluation of the knowledge of solvent abuse will show what the strengths and weaknesses are and will give recommendati...

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...