Principal Investigator:Mitchell, Terry Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Novikova, Natalya I. Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Loovers, Jan Peter L. Licenced Year(s):
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 ...
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:Johnson, Don Licenced Year(s):200720062005
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...
Principal Investigator:Ruttan, Lia Licenced Year(s):2003
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...
Principal Investigator:Tolley, Muriel Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Kendrick, Anne Licenced Year(s):
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...
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:Sharkey, Irene Licenced Year(s):
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...