Principal Investigator:Edge, Lois E. Licenced Year(s):20092008
Project objectives include visiting with Elderly Aboriginal women in Fort McPherson and Fort Smith to conduct interviews to learn about their experiences with bead work. A study of women's participation in bead work may help the researcher to better understand the importance of participating in traditional cultural activities to identity formation and individual health and well-being.
Principal Investigator:Irlbacher-Fox, Stephanie Licenced Year(s):
Tanning moose hide is a Dene cultural practice which continues from ancient times, practiced almost exclusively by Dene women. Today, tanned moose hide is prized as a material for ceremonial clothing, and is a marker of the continued vitality of indigenous knowledge and social practices, including bush skills, culture and values, tanning, and sewing. It creates positive social dynamics including k...
Principal Investigator:Martelock, Heather J Licenced Year(s):
Christian creative practices are to be documented to include the influences of the geophysical, climatic and intercultural heritages located in Canada's northern regions. Audio-recorded notes will be taken during interviews with the ministers, priests, and laypeople. Photographs and schematic drawings will document the artwork, crafts, and architectural details located within the churches. This re...
Principal Investigator:Grieve, Anne Jane Licenced Year(s):
This research has been developed in full collaboration with the Deline Land Corporation which is sponsoring the research. The purpose of this research is to explore how the Deline Land Corporation can build leadership capacity for the long-term managemen...
Principal Investigator:Delisi, Joanne C. Licenced Year(s):19941993
Ms. Delisi ill investigate the role of art in the lives of women in the Western Arctic, the effect of formal and traditional education in the early learning of women's art forms and how the role of women in the family and society has changed through art. Research will also be conducted to determine how increased pressure on women to support their families has changed the art forms and how the wome...