27 record(s) found with the tag "cross-cultural" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Consultation and Consent: Intercultural Perspectives in Resource Governance
Principal Investigator: Mitchell, Terry
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The proposed research is part of a larger collaborative research project on the internationally recognized right of indigenous peoples to free, prior and informed consent in relation to natural resource management and development that may affect lands and waters that they own, occupy or otherwise use. The research pursues better understanding of both the challenges and best practices for inclusive...


Industrial Development and Indigenous Peoples of the Russian and Canadian North: Interaction, Losses, Acquisitions
Principal Investigator: Novikova, Natalya I.
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: The major issues in the interaction of indigenous peoples and industrial corporations are the right of aboriginal peoples to natural resources, and aboriginal participation and co-management of these resources. These issues generate heated discussion on all levels of power, and acquire the character of conflict in everyday life. Lack of understanding about other parties’ intentions precludes engag...


Dwelling with Power: An ethnography with Teetl'it Gwich'in harvesters
Principal Investigator: Loovers, Jan Peter L.
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: This research will build on anthropological work undertaken with the Gwich’in in the first decades of the twentieth century. A continuation of ethnographical work will benefit Gwich’in communities and offer clearer insight into the relations between bush and community life, presenting the opportunity to explore this relationship at different levels, namely household, local, regional, national and ...


Artistic & Architectural Expressions of the Christian/Traditional Religions in Northern (Sub-Arctic-Arctic) Communities of Canadan
Principal Investigator: Martelock, Heather J
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: 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...


Long-Term Copper Inuit - European Intersocietal Interaction
Principal Investigator: Johnson, Don
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Summary: This study is an examination through sociocultural and archaeological methods of long-term Copper Inuit - European intersocietal interaction during the 19th and 20th centuries. Research will explore the interaction between Copper Inuit and the Royal Nav...


Integrating Elders Experience of Past, Present, and Future: Implications for Community Institutions
Principal Investigator: Ruttan, Lia
Licenced Year(s): 2003 2002
Summary: This project will explore and compare the views of community history held by historical, official and anthropological accounts with the experiences of community elders in this mixed community of Chipewyan, Cree, Metis, and non-aboriginal residents. Under...


Teacher Induction in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Tolley, Muriel
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: The researcher will complete a descriptive study using qualitative methods. Beginning teachers in Northwest Territories communities will be surveyed to identify their professional, personal and cultural needs and to identify the most useful supports provided during their induction period. Each participant will be interviewed three times during the year: October, February, June, with the followin...


Beyond Control: Caribou Co-management and Cross-Cultural Information
Principal Investigator: Kendrick, Anne
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: The study is designed to improve the understanding of cross-cultural differences in the co-management of the Bathurst caribou herd. This study will follow up on major differences revealed in a Man and Biosphere High Latitude Ecosystems Directorate comparative study of the management of the Western Arctic and Beverly-Qamanirjuaq caribou herds. The researcher will assist with the coordination of t...


Using Literature to Stimulate Critical Self-Reflection
Principal Investigator: MacPherson, Mike
Licenced Year(s): 2000
Summary: 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...


The Role of the Adult Educator in a cross-cultural Context: Adult Education in the NWT Context: Aurora Campus, Inuvik, Adult Basic Education
Principal Investigator: Sharkey, Irene
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: I will mainly reflect on any experiences and review secondary sources. I will collect data through an exploration of my own practice as an educator and through an investigation of significant themes previously identified in the literature studied in the area of cross-cultural and adult education. The following themes will be considered farther for their relevance in organizing the investigation: D...


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