Principal Investigator:Estok, Erin Licenced Year(s):
Aims of this research are to make an academic contribution to the existing literature and ongoing consultation processes that will inform the First Nations Education Act, slated to be tabled in Parliament in Sept. 2014.
The project will compare educational outcomes in three Aboriginal communities at varying points on the self-governance continuum. This project will examine both...
Principal Investigator:Lenoir, Lenoir Licenced Year(s):
The information will work towards improving health status and health care delivery for First Nations and help their governments get a better long term picture of their community, region and country as the survey is carried out over 4 years. There are 3 a...
Principal Investigator:Zellen, Barry Licenced Year(s):
The researcher and his team will engage in a comparative analysis of the Alaska, Inuvialuit and Inuit land claims settlements and their respective decision-making structures, using a case-study review in three settlement areas. There will also be some additional comparison of James Bay and Northern Quebec settlements....
Principal Investigator:Boyko, S. Vladimir I. Licenced Year(s):
The researcher and his team will define the tendencies in the process of decentralization of traditional power structures and appearance of the new forms in the NWT to compare with similar trends in the North of Russia. They will investigate the driving forces of these changes, determine if the process is evolutionary and evaluate the role of cultural attitudes and formation of specific political...
Principal Investigator:Sprecher, Dawn Licenced Year(s):
The Researcher will conduct informal discussions and interviews with people in all levels of government specifically Native involvement at the Territorial and Community level. The interviews will discuss methods that would best serve each community's need for self government....
Principal Investigator:Graham, Katherine Licenced Year(s):
The Researcher will examine the current process of devolving authority from the federal government to the territorial government and to assess the implications of current devolution initiatives for local government. The focus will be on the local councils and the regional/tribal councils....
Principal Investigator:Abele, Francis Licenced Year(s):
Dr. Francis Abele is studying the transfer of government responsibilities from the federal to territorial government. She is studying the transfer of fire fighting and forestry management. Her main questions are: Did the transfer lead to better services f...
Principal Investigator:Weller, Geoffrey Licenced Year(s):
Geoffrey Weller is part of a group of researchers investigating the process of devolution and its impact on constitutional development in the North. He will be detailing the federal-territorial process of negotiating devolution of health care services with particular attention to the personnel and administrative arrangements....
Principal Investigator:Clancy, Peter Licenced Year(s):
Dr. Clancy is part of a group of researchers investigating the process of devolution and its impact upon constitutional development in the North. His case study involves wildlife and fisheries management in the NWT. He is interviewing various members of the relevant management agencies and those involved in aboriginal claims to investigate how the structure of wildlife management may change in t...
Principal Investigator:O'Neil, John Licenced Year(s):
Dr. O'Neil is part of a group of researchers investigating the process of devolution and its impact upon constitutional development in the North. He is conducting a study on the transfer of health services in the Baffin region. In late September, he will be interviewing residents, nurses, doctors, and people involved in the health transfer negotiations. He wants to know about the problems ...