12 record(s) found with the tag "cultural revitalization" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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From Dene Kede to Dene Ts’ili: Review of Dene Language and Cultural Revitalization Initiatives in the Sahtu Region
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: This collaborative project involving community and academic collaborators seeks to synthesize knowledge about North Slavey language and cultural revitalization as a core component of evolving community visions for Dene ts'ili (being Dene, Dene ways of life) in the Sahtu Region of the Northwest Territories. The project reflects upon the documented history of Dene language revitalization efforts in ...


Nunamin Illihakvia: Learning from the Land
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: 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...


Tulita Mooseskin Boat Project
Principal Investigator: Andrews, Thomas D
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: 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 ...


Indigenous Protocol
Principal Investigator: Jacob, Victoria J
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: 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...


Landscapes of Power: Native Peoples and National Parks in Alaska and Northern Canada, 1940-1990
Principal Investigator: Martin, Brad
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2004
Summary: 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...


Tuktoyaktuk Place Names Project
Principal Investigator: Hart, Elisa J.
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004 2003
Summary: 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...


Women and Empowerment in Northern Canada and India: A Community Based Strategy for Building an Ecological Sustainable Way of Knowing
Principal Investigator: Brown, Rai
Licenced Year(s): 2000
Summary: 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...


Interaction of the Christian and Traditional Spirituality Among the Dene Nation.
Principal Investigator: Bedard, Joanne
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: 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...


Preliminary Planning for Arctic Field Course
Principal Investigator: Jackson, Mame
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: 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....


The Dene Cultural Institute
Principal Investigator: Lescanec, Heidi
Licenced Year(s): 1995 1994
Summary: 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....


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