7 record(s) found with the tag "cultural awareness" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Developing a pathway to authentic empathy by study of children’s drawings
Principal Investigator: Eady, Michelle J
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: This project seeks to explore how children’s drawings reflect their perceptions of self, and to use the findings to begin to develop a framework for authentic empathy. The participants’ perceptions are to be ascertained through visual representation of their thoughts using their drawings and discussions about their drawings as empirical data. The methods for the project are as follows: 1. The...


Cultural Safety: Respecting Aboriginal Perspectives in a Health Care Setting
Principal Investigator: Hall, Karen
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: The goal of this research is to help Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority become a leader and model for the integration of culturally safe health care practices. This study also serves to increase health care workers' sensitivity to many of the cultural issues that are specific to the Aboriginal populations living in Yellowknife, thus raising awareness of the importance of fostering an...


Gwich'in Settlement Region Heritage Resources Project
Principal Investigator: Fafard, MÚlanie
Licenced Year(s): 2003 2002 2001 2000
Summary: Working in collaboration with the Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute (GSCI), the researcher, from the University of Alberta, will examine how the Gwich'in define heritage and how they wish to preserve and foster an appreciation of that heritage. The...


Gwich'in Settlement Region Heritage Resources Project
Principal Investigator: McCartney, Leslie
Licenced Year(s): 2002 2001 2000
Summary: Since the summer of 2001, the GSCI has undertaken a research project aimed at examining the question of how the Gwich'in define heritage and how they wish to preserve and foster an appreciation of their heritage in a way that reflects their own worldview...


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...


Integrating culture into nursing practice: A fourth generation perspective
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licenced Year(s): 1999
Summary: The research methodology is fourth generation evaluation. It is based on the belief that there are multiple realities socially constructed through an individual's experiences and believed to be true when consensus is reached amongst a group of people. It is a methodology where the findings are created by the inquiry process. This process compares and contrasts emerging constructions and then creat...


Gwich'in Knowledge of the Land
Principal Investigator: Main Johnson, Leslie
Licenced Year(s): 2000 1999
Summary: The objectives of this project are to document and understand 1) Gwich'in perspectives of the land; 2) Gwich'in view of the land; 3) Gwich'in use of the land; 4) traditional ecological knowledge; 5) resource use/occurrence in different areas; 6) habitats of plants and animals and 7) relationship of people to the land. The researcher will talk with Elders and other people who are knowledgeable abou...


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