Principal Investigator:Pearce, Tristan D Licenced Year(s):2014
The Nunamin Illihakvia project is dedicated to enabling the transfer of traditional knowledge, skill sets and values, based on Inuit knowledge and guiding principles in a changing climate. The specific objectives are to:
1) Facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills among experienced hunters, Elders and younger generation Inuit for how to make seal hunting equipment, how to travel on the sea...
Principal Investigator:Andrews, Thomas D Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this research project is to document the construction of a mooseskin boat.
This will be done through participant observation.
This is a community-initiated project, involving numerous Tulita residents, including elders and youth.
The research team will be preparing a photographic publication for use in Chief Albert Wright School in Tulita.
The fieldwork for this study ...
Principal Investigator:Jacob, Victoria J Licenced Year(s):
The purpose of this study is to facilitate contact and communication between visiting professionals (government personnel and other agencies of Western society) with Indigenous communities and individuals.
The objectives of this research are : (1) to facilitate knowledge by visiting professionals in communicating with Indigenous peoples; (2) to facilitate harmony and respect between said-prof...
Principal Investigator:Martin, Brad Licenced Year(s):2007
This is a doctoral dissertation project in the field of history. The central objective of the project is to assess how the relationship between indigenous peoples and national park administrators in Alaska and northern Canada has changed during the secon...
Principal Investigator:Hart, Elisa J. Licenced Year(s):20052004
There is little information available for local schools on traditionally used places and place names. The purpose of this project is to get more in-depth information on a list of traditionally named places that has been provided by Tuktoyaktuk elders. Th...
Principal Investigator:Brown, Rai Licenced Year(s):
This project will study the impact of education of women's status in Northern Canada and hopefully develop an ethic that re-engages culture and ecology by challenging the western notion of progress. The researcher will conduct unstructured interviews with innovative educational institutions, sustainable development organizations, and women involved in community-building projects, social justice i...
Principal Investigator:Bedard, Joanne Licenced Year(s):
This work will involve talking to Band leaders, Elders, members of the Dene Cultural Institute and others suggested by DCI staff. Method of data collection will be designed in co-operation with community members, facilitated through DCI. Observation of the annual leadership meeting at Hay River will be included as a snapshot of current Dene socio-political issues. Confidentiality will be maintai...
Principal Investigator:Jackson, Mame Licenced Year(s):
We plan to speak with hamlet leaders and others about the possibility of working together to organize a university-level course for about 20 students on Inuit culture and art which might be held in Igloolik at a mutually-agreeable time in the next year or two. The course would be jointly sponsored by Carleton University and DePaul University....
Principal Investigator:Lescanec, Heidi Licenced Year(s):1995
The researcher will assist with a variety of Institute activities, including proposal writing and data collection and analysis, in order to better understand how this agency documents traditional environmental knowledge. In addition, the researcher is interested in knowing how traditional knowledge is used toward developing policies for sustainable development....
Principal Investigator:Brodhead, Dal Licenced Year(s):
The research is comprised of two broad elements: an activity review and an impact analysis. The review will focus on the role of the Agreement with regard to language needs and services in the NWT. The impact analysis will assess the short-term impact of the Agreement on the various stakeholders as well as the longer-term effects of the program development and implementation activities....