Principal Investigator:Parewick, Kathleen S Licenced Year(s):2007
Conducted in conjunction with a series of physical and life science ArcticNet projects, this collaborative study explores how local planning and development functions might serve to build community resilience. Engaging Arctic coastal community members in timely knowledge-sharing and planning respecting ongoing adaptations to local environmental changes is an immediate objective with the longer-ter...
Principal Investigator:Lyons, Natasha L. Licenced Year(s):2006
This project was first suggested by the Aklavik Community Corporation and is a collaboration between the researcher and the community. The Inuvialuit community in Aklavik recognizes that Elders' knowledge is being lost very quickly and this has spurred...
Principal Investigator:Ruttan, Lia Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this study is to understand the process whereby Aboriginal elders in the community of Fort Smith have engaged in exploring and responding to historical events over the past century. These accounts have not yet been collected or analyzed...
Principal Investigator:MacPherson, Mike Licenced Year(s):
Critical self-reflection is important for people to deal with the challenges of late modern or postmodern society, which are characterized by pluralism, rapid change and unpredictability. Critical self-reflection has been ignored in the foci of adult learning and there have been few studies examining the process of stimulating such thought. The researcher will use the facilitated experience wit...
Principal Investigator:Main Johnson, Leslie Licenced Year(s):
It is hoped that this project will help to pass on the traditional knowledge of Elders to younger generations before this knowledge and their skills are lost. Documentation of Gwich'in TEK may also help in developing sustainable ways of living within northern lands in the future.
The reseacher's specific activities include: extended particpatory trips on the land to Gwich'in trapping camps, fish ...